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Urban Transport and the Environment for the 21st Century

ProceedingsOut of Print

Edited By: L Sucharov and CA Brebbia

WIT Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #43704 | ISBN: 1853123234
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Contains the edited proceedings of the first international conference on Urban Transport and the Environment, held in Southampton in June 1995, which reviews the considerable technical developments that have taken place in recent years with the emergence of new and more advanced vehicular and transportation systems.


Urban transport systems - light rail transit system of Karlsruhe; maritime transport of people in urban areas; computerized level crossing system of urban commuter line; future vision - urban travel demand, a growing business, but can it last?; moving forward beyond 2000; the development of transport and changing attitudes; environmental aspects - some aspects of environmental problems caused by transport in Dubai - geographical perspective; procedures for the estimation of vehicle emissions in an urban environment; planning and design - sustainability and transport, helping ensure policies and infrastructure proposals can be sustainable; urban safety - advanced driver training, its potential role in developing attitudes and skills; emerging technologies - the Bruntel planetary disc extended expansion 2-stroke engine with variable valve control.

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