Transportation Planning for a Better Environment

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Peter Stringer
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 9, 2013 - Science - 439 pages
All the papers in this volume were presented at a conference on Transportation and Urban Life, held in Munich during the third week of September, 1975. The conference was sponsored by the Special Programme Panels on Systems Science and Human Factors of the Science Committee of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. The distinguishing characteristic of the conference and of this volume lies in the combination of systems science and human factors contributions in the field of urban transportation. The initiative for attempting such a synthesis came from the sponsors. It is increasingly realised that the complexity of contemporary problems which applied scientists are being asked to solve is such that the coordinated efforts of several disciplines are needed to solve them. The brief which we formulated for the conference and distribu ted in our international call for papers was as follows: "The conference is intended to highlight significant psycho logical, SOCiological and economic aspects of transportation and urban life and to present new techniques which can be applied to these aspects and their interfaces". Papers were invited in four topic areas: Communities (transportation problems in relation to social needs, residential planning, industry and c0l1lITlerce) ; Cities and large urban areas (the econOlnic environment, material fl~l, resources); Regional development and transportation (administration and management at the project and multiprogramme level); and Quality of life and transportation (noise, visual intrusion, severance, air pollution).
 

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Contents

SECTION
1
Recent Changes in Transportation and Urban Planning
13
Problems in Recent
23
The Quality of Urban Life and of Transportation
33
LandUse as an Element of Community Structure
47
SECTION 2
67
Transportation and Urban Life in Developing Nations
83
The Relation between SocioEconomic Development
93
City Centre and Transport Planning Human Factors
237
Environmental Assessments for United Kingdom
249
SECTION 6
265
Peoples Responses to Pedestrianisation Schemes
283
SocioEconomic and Situational Factors in Urban
303
Motor Traffic Noise and Housing
315
The Concept of Spatial Mobility and
327
SECTION 7
337

Modelling and Quantitative Techniques
101
The Sensitivity of Transport Model Output
115
Roads for New Communities
123
The Development and Operation of Public Transport Systems
137
Cluster Analysis of West German Towns with Special
149
Human Factors and Ergonomic Considerations in
161
Peak Period Underground Rail Travel
173
Analytic Reflections on the Planning of Public
189
SECTION 5
205
The Mutual Impacts of Transportation and Human Behaviour
221
A QuasiClinical Strategy for Investigating Attitudes
349
The Relationship between Road Accidents
361
A Systems Approach to Urban Bicycle Safety
373
Citizen Participation and Open Planning
387
The Question of LandUse in the Participatory
401
Citizen Participation in Transportation Planning lill
411
an Administrative Strateg
417
INDEX 29
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