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Improving the Practice of Transport Project Appraisal

by Collective

Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is indispensable for making good decisions on what transport projects to fund. It essentially aims to figure out which projects offer the best value for money. However, the practical...


Moving Freight with Better Trucks

by Collective

This report identifies potential improvements in terms of more effective safety and environmental regulation for trucks, backed by better systems of enforcement, and identifies opportunities for greater efficiency...


Stimulating Low-Carbon Vehicle Technologies

by Collective

Governments around the world are increasingly intervening in automobile markets to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions of CO2 from new vehicles. This report reviews the rationale for such intervention...


Competitive Interaction between Airports, Airlines and High-Speed Rail

by Collective

How should airports be regulated to contain market power? This round table proceedings first examines whether they need to be regulated at all. It concludes that because regulation is inevitably imperfect and...


Trends in the Transport Sector 2009

by Collective

This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in International Transport Forum countries for the period 1970-2007, including charts to highlight the major trends. Published earlier...


Port Competition and Hinterland Connections

by Collective

This Round Table publication discusses the policy and regulatory challenges posed by the rapidly changing port environment. The sector has changed tremendously in recent decades with technological and organisational...


Intermodal Transport

by Collective

Turkey’s continuing economic expansion depends on the diversification of its transport modes and especially on the development of efficient multimodal services. Its role as a hub for Europe, Asia, and the...


Cognitive Impairment, Mental Health and Transport

by Collective

Cognitive impairment and mental health affect a large number of people, for whom the use of public transport can present a challenge. This book examines this neglected area, presenting various suggestions from...


Drugs and Driving

by Collective

Driving while impaired by drugs – whether licit or illicit – has emerged as an important road safety issue. This report provides a state-of-the-art review of the role and impact of drugs in road accident...


Implementing Congestion Charges

by Collective

Recent advances in the scientific understanding of urban traffic congestion have only strengthened the already solid case for congestion charges as an element of a successful urban transport policy. But examples...


Trends in the Transport Sector 2010

by Collective

How have the passenger and freight transport sectors evolved in recent years? And what about road safety? This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in International Transport...


The Future for Interurban Passenger Transport

by Collective

Economic growth, trade and the concentration of population in large cities will intensify demand for interurban transport services. Concurrently, the need to manage environmental impacts effectively will increase....


Integration and Competition between Transport and Logistics Businesses

by Collective

Some very large multinational transport and logistics firms have emerged to provide integrated transport services to shippers in the globalised economy. Do these firms escape regulatory oversight from national...


Effective Transport Policies for Corporate Mobility Management

by Collective

Many companies and other large employers have put in place initiatives to address the traffic-related nuisances generated by their activities and, in particular, the traffic generated by their workers and customers....


Improving Reliability on Surface Transport Networks

by Collective

Passengers and freight shippers alike want reliable transport services. Surprisingly, little research has been undertaken in incorporating reliability into the assessment of transport projects despite the increasing...


Taking Aviation to New Heights

by Jacqueline Cardinal, Laurent Lapierre & Donald Winkler

To chart the inspiring journey of Pierre Jeanniot is to trace the remarkable development of the air transport industry. In his youth, Jeanniot survived the bombing of Rome, the occupation of France, and was...


The Economics and Politics of High-Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad

by Daniel Albalate & Germa Bel

The Economics and Politics of High Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad, by Daniel Albalate and Germà Bel, introduces the main questions policy makers and scholars should examine when considering and...


Transportation Protection and Homeland Security

by Frank R. Spellman

The seventh of a new, well-received, and highly acclaimed series on critical infrastructure and homeland security, Transportation Protection and Homeland Security is a valuable reference source. The book was...


Attention All Passengers

by William J. McGee

A Fast Food Nation for the airline industry, Attention All Passengers is a shocking and important exposé revealing the real state of the “friendly skies” in which we fly. Award-winning Consumer Reports...


The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story of Men Who Battled Greed to Save an Ailing Industry

by RushJr. Loving

A saga about one of the oldest and most romantic enterprises in the land-America's railroads-The Men Who Loved Trains introduces some of the most dynamic businessmen in America. Here are the chieftains who have...