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Transportation Engineering: Planning and Design, 4th Edition

Transportation Engineering: Planning and Design, 4th Edition

Paul H. Wright, Norman J. Ashford, Robert J. Stammer

ISBN: 978-0-471-17396-0

Dec 1997

688 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$241.95

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Up-to-date information on planning and design for major transportation modes. This book explores short and long term transportation planning as well as non-engineering aspects integrated on a multimodal/systems basis. It also examines the design of facilities that serve individual transportation modes including land, sea, and air.

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Partial table of contents:

INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS.

The Transportation System of the United States.

Administrative Structure and Finance.

OPERATION AND CONTROL OF TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES.

Operational and Vehicular Characteristics.

Human Factors in Transportation.

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING.

An Introduction to Transportation Planning.

Transportation Modeling.

Development and Evaluation of Transportation Planning Options.

DESIGN OF LAND TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES.

Design of Roadways, Railways, and Guideway Systems: Location and Route Layout.

DESIGN OF AIR TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES.

Airport Planning and Layout.

The Airport Passenger Terminal Area.

DESIGN OF WATER TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES.

Introduction to Water Transportation.

Planning and Design of Harbors.

Appendix.

Index.
  • Thoroughly updated and edited including emerging technologies in transportation planning and traffic control.
  • Part Three contains a completely revised chapteron traffic impact analysis as well as a treatment of TSM and othershort-term planning techniques.
  • New sections include: Microcomputers in transportationplaning, traffic calming, intelligent transportation system, and resources via the internet.