An Introduction to Transport Studies

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Kogan Page Publishers, 2000 - Transportation - 152 pages
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`The book might well have been entitled 'The Romance of Transport'. It will appeal to many people including those who are not interested in transport!` JOURNAL OF THE INSTITUTE OF TRAFFIC ADMINISTRATION

The long-awaited new edition of this best-selling textbook, provides an informal overview of the transport industry, including all the major changes of the past 10 years. Ideal for undergraduates and students taking professional transport qualifications as well as for careers advisors interested in the employment opportunities, it will also appeal to general readers who want to discover what transport is all about.

 

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Contents

The Approaches to Transport
10
The Function of Transport
25
The Control of Transport
44
Managing the Transport Business
70
Careers in Transport
80
Statistical Profiles
138
Index
147
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John Hibbs

Professor John Hibbs OBE is Emeritus Professor of Transport Management at the University of Central England, Birmingham, and has worked in management for the bus industry and for British Rail. He has written numerous titles on the economics, marketing and management of transport, and is an internationally recognized authority on the regulation of all forms of transport.

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