Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwide

Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwide

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This handbook of urban transportation planning presents case studies detailing 40 best practices from 33 states in America and 19 countries on six continents. Cities around the world have improved transportation options for their citizens. Roadways have seen the addition of walkways and bicycle lanes, and light-rail transit systems have reduced street traffic. These communities have decreased reliance on personal cars and enhanced their urban environments by reducing congestion, pollution, and the number and width of roadways. This volume discusses the dynamic field of urban transportation planning and provides resources for planning professionals and public officials interested in obtaining additional information on the latest trends.The cable system is powered by engines or motors at a central location, not on board the vehicle. Automated Guideway ... It does not include heavy rail rapid transit or light rail/street car transit service. Intercity rail service is excluded, except foranbsp;...

Title:Urban Transportation Innovations Worldwide
Author:Roger L. Kemp, Carl J. Stephani
Publisher:McFarland - 2015-02-17


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