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Transport Systems, Policy and Planning: A Geographical Approach

By: Rodney Tolley and Brian Turton

402 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Apr 1995 | #69621 | ISBN: 0582005620
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Provides a unique review of the major spatial aspects of transport systems throughout the world, coupled with a detailed analysis of transport problems arising in urban and rural areas, and an evaluation of the principal social, environmental and policy issues generated by contemporary transport systems.


1.Introduction PART ONE: The Basic Framework 2.Transport demand and supply 3.Transport form and structure 4.Transport and spatial structures PART TWO: Spatial Systems 5.International transport 6.National transport systems PART THREE:Transport in Urban and Regional Areas 7.Urban transport problems 8.Urban transport planning: the search for solutions 9.Rural transport problems, policies and plans PART FOUR: Implications, Impacts and Policies 10.The environmental effects of transport 11.The social impacts of transport 12.Transport policy 13.Conclusion: where do we go from here? Index

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