The collection spans a wide range of transport related disciplines, including modes of transport, transport safety, systems, logistics, transport planning and the environment. With several titles featured in the Books Citation Index, and contributions from leading experts in their field, this collection provides an essential resource for universities, government ministries, research centres and other organizations focusing on transportation.
Handbooks in Transport
Published from 2005
Comprising specially commissioned chapters from world experts on their topics, this book set encapsulates the essential knowledge of a major area within transportation.
"Edited by two of the leading figures in transportation research and dissemination, these handbooks are likely to become the essential reference work in the field."
– Dr John Preston, University of Oxford.
The Handbook of Road Safety Measures, Second Edition
Published October 2009
The second edition of the Handbook of Road Safety Measures (previously published in 2004) gives state-of-the-art summaries of current knowledge regarding the effects of 128 road safety measures.
With many original chapters revised and several new ones added, extra topics covered in this edition include: post-accident care; DUI legislation and enforcement; environmental zones; and speed cameras.
Maritime Logistics: Contemporary Issues
Published: January 2012
This reference book adopts the innovative approach of dealing with the overlap between shipping, ports and logistics and covers current issues having a significant impact on the industry.
It brings together leading authorities to consider for the first time maritime logistics, and defines the area, registers its boundaries and contributes to its development.
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"They've done it again!...very informative and provides the reader with a lot of insights into institutions, strategies and policy...this book is a must for all academics and professionals who work in this area and do not yet have the basic knowledge on transport, strategy, policy, and institutions."
– Bert van Wee, Delft University of Technology
"…This text is a must for researchers and engineers who want the best start possible.
It should be recommended reading for all senior classes in transportation and traffic operations".
– H. Michael Zhang, University of Iowa