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Are Trams Socialist?

by Christian Wolmar

Transport is key to our daily lives. The transport system is essential to ensure the movement of people and goods, and most of us will use the roads or public transport every day. Vast sums are tied up in it...


Barnsley Buses

by Stephen Farnsworth & Roger Glister

In Barnsley Buses we have a superb combination of talents. Stephen Farnsworth is not simply an enthusiast where Barnsley Buses are concerned, he is also a singularly competent photographer. Put these talents...


Metronome

by Lorant Deutsch

A phenomenal bestseller in France, Metronome presents a fascinating history of Paris through the lens of the city's iconic Metro system

Did you know that the last Gallic warriors massacred by the Romans lie beneath...


Moving Safely: Crime and Perceived Safety in Stockholm's Subway Stations

by Vania Ceccato

The aim of Moving Safely is to provide both theoretical and empirical perspectives on safety conditions at subway stations. This book adopts an approach that is place-centered, focusing on the importance of...


Prague Travel Guide

by Michael Brein

Michael Brein's Prague Travel Guide helps you get to the city's top 50 points of interest easily and cheaply using Prague's excellent Metro and tram system. From the Charles Bridge to Prague Castle, with this...


Planning Sustainable Transport

by Barry Hutton

Transport choices must be transformed if we are to cope with sustainability and climate change, but this can only be done if we understand how complex transport systems work. Straightforward choices are never...


Cleveland's Harbor: The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority

by Jay C. Ehle

On July 22, 1796, General Moses Cleaveland established the mouth of the Cuyahoga River as the port of entry for the Ohio frontier.  He could not have foretold the developments that would turn this hostile marsh...


The TTC Story: The First Seventy-Five Years

by Mike Filey

The TTC Story features 75 magnificent black-and-white images that illustrate the major "transit event" in each year of the TTC's existence.


Design for Transport: A User-Centred Approach to Vehicle Design and Travel

by Mike Tovey

The central premise of Design for Transport is that the designer's role is to approach design for transport from the point of view of the user. People have a collection of wants and needs and a significant proportion...


Developing Strategies for the Modern International Airport: East Asia and Beyond

by Alan Williams

Developing Strategies for the Modern International Airport identifies and analyses the primary issues facing the modern international airport, and their role in a global economy. Based on the premise that the...


Institutional Barriers to Sustainable Transport

by Assoc Prof Nicholas Low, Prof Dr Carey Curtis, Prof Dr Markus Hesse & Professor Richard Knowles

In a world seeking to tackle global environmental problems such as climate change, the importance of local and national institutional change to deal most effectively with these issues is critical. This book...


Funding and Financing Transport Infrastructure: Business Models to Enhance and Enable Financing of Infrastructure in Transport

by Athena Roumboutsos, Hans Voordijk & Aristeidis Pantelias

This book seeks to enhance understanding of the impacts of project setup and its implementation environment on project performance by leveraging information from the study of a rich set of European transport...


The Limits to Travel: How Far Will You Go?

by David Metz

As affluence grows, it gets easier to travel faster and further. But research shows that, despite this, the average travel time in all societies remains steady at roughly an hour a day. The implication is that...


Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight Without Oil

by Richard Gilbert & Anthony Pearl

Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight without Oil sets out the challenges to our growing dependence on transport fuelled by low-priced oil. These challenges include an early peak in world oil production...


Transport for Suburbia: Beyond the Automobile Age

by Paul Mees

The need for effective public transport is greater than ever in the 21st century. With countries like China and India moving towards mass-automobility, we face the prospects of an environmental and urban health...


An Introduction to Sustainable Transportation: Policy, Planning and Implementation

by Eric Bruun, Preston L. L. Schiller & Todd Litman

Transportation plays a substantial role in the modern world; it provides tremendous benefits to society, but it also imposes significant economic, social and environmental costs. Sustainable transport planning...


From a Nickel to a Token: The Journey from Board of Transportation to MTA

by Andrew J. Sparberg

Chronicle of twenty specific events in the history of New York's mass transit systems between 1940 and 1968, including large numbers of rare photos. 1940 to 1968 was chosen because those years bracket two sea...


Running the Rails

by James Wolfinger

Philadelphia exploded in violence in 1910. The general strike that year was a notable point, but not a unique one, in a generations-long history of conflict between the workers and management at one of the nation's...


Business Planning in Transport

by Adam Simmons

If you work in operations, finance or marketing in any part of the public transport sector, this book was written for you. Adam Simmons provides a set of practical business planning tools aimed at developing...


Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars

by Samuel I. Schwartz & William Rosen

With wit and sharp insight, former Traffic Commissioner of New York City, Sam Schwartz a.k.a. “Gridlock Sam,” one of the most respected transportation engineers in the world and consummate insider in NYC...