Better Public Transit Systems: Analyzing Investments and Performance (Hardback)
  • Better Public Transit Systems: Analyzing Investments and Performance (Hardback)

Better Public Transit Systems: Analyzing Investments and Performance (Hardback)

Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 18/11/2013
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Better Public Transit Systems is a complete primer for performance and investment analysis of public transportation. Whether you're planning a major new public transit project, an extension or expansion of an existing system, or evaluating the needs of your current system, this book provides the tools you need to define your goals and objectives and conceive and analyse design alternatives. This completely revised Second Edition includes new material for students and online discussion questions, whilst remaining an essential reference book.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415706001
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 25 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition


"An attractive and appreciated aspect of this book is Bruun's balanced approach. Skillfully the book demonstrates that modelling is a prerequisite for better public transport, but at the same time it warns against the implications of using sophisticated models." - Moshe Givoni, Transport Reviews, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

"This is a very useful book, offering guidance on the planning and evaluation of major new public transit projects, and will be of interest for undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics and practitioners. It covers many important dimensions not previously brought together in one publication, including route and network analysis, modesplit estimation, space requirements, cost modelling and contract models." - Robin Hickman, University College London, Urban Studies

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