Routledge Handbook of Transport in Asia
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This handbook provides a comprehensive an authoritative overview of research on urban and intercity transport in Asia. Part I describes and explains the history of transportation systems development in Asia. Part II provides an in-depth analysis of the key issues surrounding transport in Asia, considering both their causes and potential solutions. Part III looks at cutting edge research and best practice case studies on a broad range of topics, , including regional, urban and transportation planning, air and water transportation, travel behaviour analysis and traffic control, management and safety. Part IV looks to the future of research on transport in Asia, focusing on data collection, interdisciplinary perspectives, and cross-sector policy-making.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 174 x 246mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138826014
  • 9781138826014

About Junyi Zhang

Junyi ZHANG is an Associate Professor at Hiroshima University, Japan Cheng-Min FENG is a Professor at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwanshow more

Table of contents

Introduction Junyi ZHANG & Cheng-Min Feng Part I: History of transportation systems in Asia Urban transportation systems Shigeru Morichi Trans-Asian Transportation Systems Ofyar Zainuddin Tamin High-speed railways in Asia TC Kao Cross-border water transportation systems Tsuneaki Yoshida Part II: Major Transport Issues in Asia Traffic congestion and air pollution (health aspects) Shinji Kaneko Traffic accidents. C. Wong Social inequity in transportation development Kay W. Axhausen Transportation activities and climate change Zhong-Ren Peng Part III: State-of- the- art Technologies and Best Practice for Transport in Asia Regional, urban and transportation planning Robert Cervero Logistics and freight transportation Hussein S. Lidasan Public and non-motorized transportation Pichai Taneerananon Travel behaviour analysis and travel demand forecast? Harry Timmermans Transport economics Derong Wang Traffic control and management Jiuh-Biing Sheu Traffic safety Measures Richard Tay Environmental Policies Lei Yu Institutional Systems Roger R. Stough Part IV: The Future of Asian transport Data for supporting evidence-based policy decisions for Passenger Transport Hironori Kato Data for supporting evidence-based policy decisions for Freight transport John Black Trans-disciplinary studies on Passenger Transport Akimasa Fujiwara Trans-disciplinary studies on Freight Transport Amedeo R. Odoni Cross-sector policies for Passenger Transport Cheng-Min Feng Cross-sector policies for Freight Transport Shinya Hanaokashow more