Advances in Transport Policy and Planning - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128152942

Advances in Transport Policy and Planning, Volume 1

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Yoram Shiftan Maria Kamargianni
Paperback ISBN: 9780128152942
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2018
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

1. An Empirical Investigation of the Reward Incentive and Trip Purposes on Departure Time Behavior Change
Ali Arian
2. Planning Sustainable Transport Systems by Promoting Urban Cycling in Moscow, Russia: Learning from International Experience
Asya Bidordinova
3. Past, Present and Future of Transit-Oriented Development in three European Capital City Regions
Dominic Stead
4. Institutional Influences on the Development of Urban Freight Transport Policies by Local Authorities
Jason Monios
5. Rethinking of Parking Policies for the new Transport Planning Era. Two Study Cases from UK and Italy
Enrica Papa
6. Public Policies in Freight and Logistics Systems
Ioanna Kourounioti
7. Evaluation of the Enabling Policies for Mobility-as-a-Service in West Midlands, UK
Maria Kamargianni
8. Why do some BRT Systems in the Global South fail to Perform or Expand?
Minh Hieu NGUYEN and Dorina Pojani
9. Europe’s freight transport policy, White Paper 2001 to White Paper 2011 and beyond
Paulus Aditjandra
10. Integrated Multilevel Measures for the Transformation to a Transit Metropolis–The Successful and Unsuccessful Practices in Beijing
Tao Liu
11. Assessing Safety Implications of Bus Priority Systems: A Case-study of the new BRT System in Haifa Metropolitan Area
Victoria Gitelman
12. Transport Policy for Carbon Emissions: Lessons Learned and Future Perspectives
Silvio Nocera
13. TBC
Giovanni Circella


This book brings together and assess the successful, but also the unsuccessful practices and policies from around the world, learn from these experience, and prepare the ground for the new era in transport sector, this of autonomous and connected vehicles.

Key Features

  • The objective of this book is to provide policy makers, planners, and researchers, documentation and lessons learned from various experience around the world to help them design a more sustainable transportation system for the future taking into account societal and technological changes.


Academics, both professors and students, to policy makers, and practitioners


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Yoram Shiftan Serial Volume Editor

Yoram Shiftan is a Profesor of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Technion, and the head of Technion Transportation Research Institute. Prof. Shiftan teaches and conducts research in travel behavior with a focus on activity-based modeling and response to policies and emergency situations, the complex relationships between transport, the environment and land use, transport economics and project evaluation. Prof. Shiftan is the editor of Transport Policy and was the chair of the International Association of Travel Behavior Research (IATBR). Prof. Shiftan received his Ph.D. from MIT and since then has published dozens of papers and co-edited four books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Technion Transportation Research Institute, Israel

Maria Kamargianni Serial Volume Editor

Maria Kamargianni is a Professor at the University College London, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University College London, UK