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The economics of urban transportation

Kenneth A. Small

The economics of urban transportation

by Kenneth A. Small

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- Economic aspects,
  • Urban transportation -- Research,
  • Transportation, Automotive

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKenneth A. Small and Erik T. Verhoef.
    ContributionsVerhoef, E. T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE305 .S585 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17884988M
    ISBN 109780415285148, 9780415285155
    LC Control Number2007014080

    The defining trait of urban areas is density: of people, activities, and structures. The defining trait of urban transportation is the ability to cope with this density while moving people and goods. Density creates challenges for urban transportation because of crowding and the expense of providing infrastructure in built-up areas. It also creates certain advantages [ ]. urban transport economics While the book attempts to provide an understanding of urban transport economics, it also considers the effects of social, political and institutional constraints.

    Paying tribute to transportation scholar John R. Meyer, this book brings together a comprehensive survey of transportation economic policy. The book presents analytic and policy methods used in transportation economics and analyzes the impact of regulation and deregulation on the US airline, railroad, auto and trucking industries. Popular Urban Economics Books Showing of 25 Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier and Happier (Hardcover).

      DOI link for Urban Transportation Economics. Urban Transportation Economics book. By K. Small. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 4 July This title provides a comprehensive review of the economics of urban transportation. TABLE OF CONTENTS. chapter 1 | 4 pages Introduction. View abstract. chapter 2 | 41 Cited by: The Oxford Handbook of Urban Economics and Planning embodies a problem-driven and theoretically informed approach to bridging frontier research in urban economics and urban/regional planning. The articles focus on the interface between these two subdisciplines that have historically had an uneasy relationship. Although economists were among the early contributors to the literature on urban.


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