Urban transport in the Developing World

Urban Transport In The Developing World : A Handbook of Policy and Practice / Ed. by Harry T. Dimitriou and Ralph Gakenheimer, Edward Elgar, May 2011, 656 p., ISBN 978 1 84720 205 5


Description :
The twenty thematic chapters in this book provide a broad set of perspectives on the plight, possibilities and opportunities of urban transport in the developing world, set against the challenges of sustainable development. The contributors expertly set the international context of transport policy-making and planning for developing cities and present a critical review of recent developments that have taken place and which offer lessons for the future. (copyright © E. Elgar)

Contents :
Part I: Setting the contect
1. Introduction / Ralph Gakenheimer and Harry T. Dimitriou
2. Transport and City Development: Understanding the Fundamentals / Harry T. Dimitriou
3. Land Use and Transport in Rapidly Motorising Cities: Contexts of Controversy/ Ralph Gakenheimer
Part II: Identifying the issues
4. An International Comparative Perspective on Fast Rising Motorisation and Automobile Dependence / Jeff Kenworthy
5. The Future of Energy for Urban Transport / Andreas Schäfer
6. Environmental Challenges of Urban Transport: The Impacts of Motorisation  / John Ernst
7. Economic Fall-out of Failing Urban Transport Systems: An Institutional Analysis / Elliot Sclar and Julie Touber
8. Non-motorised Urban Transport as Neglected Modes  / V. Setty Pendakur
9. Poverty and Urban Mobility: Diagnosis Toward a New Understanding / Xavier Godard
10. Institutional and Political Support for Urban Transport / Edward Dotson
Part III: New developments in theory and practice
11. Environmental Evaluation in Urban Transport / Michael Replogle
12. Equity Evaluation of Urban Transport / Eduardo A. Vasconcellos
13. Use and Abuse of Economic Appraisal of Urban Transport Projects / Walter Hook
14. Road Crashes and Low Income Cities: Impacts and Options / Amy Aeron-Thomas and Goff Jacobs
15. Bus Rapid Transit: A Review of Recent Advances / Lloyd Wright
16. Rail Rapid Transit Advances / Roger Allport
17. Informal Public Transport: A Global Perspective / Robert Cervero and Aaron Golub
18. Options for Travel Demand Management: Traffic Bans Versus Pricing / Anjali Mahendra
19. Mainstreaming Sustainable Urban Transport: Putting the Pieces Together / Chris Zegras
20. Conclusions: Emergent Crucial Themes / Harry T. Dimitriou and Ralph Gakenheimer

Citer ce billet
Danièle Revel (2011, 6 avril). Urban transport in the Developing World. Veille énergie climat. Consulté le 26 février 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/o8u9

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