Sustainable Mass Transit

Written By Thomas Abdallah
Sustainable Mass Transit
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 May 2017
  • ISBN : 0128113006
  • Pages : 230 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Sustainable Mass Transit written by Thomas Abdallah which was release on 10 May 2017, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Sustainable Mass Transit: Challenges and Opportunities in Urban Public Transportation examines the numerous types of mass transit systems, looking closely at all their key functions, including operations, maintenance, development, design, building and retrofitting. It examines the mitigation measures that reduce or eliminate negative environmental impacts, including green infrastructure, materials conservation, ecological conservation and other sustainable initiatives. The book explores organizational best practices, environmental regulatory constraints and life-cycle assessments, describing which sustainable elements can be added while rehabilitating or expanding a mass transportation infrastructure or ancillary facility. The book concludes with a look at forthcoming sustainable initiatives that will enhance mass transit systems. Contains case studies from the United States, Europe, South America, Africa and Asia Uses applied research written by transportation practitioners and scholars Explores how Environmental Management System frameworks improve environmental performance in the operations, maintenance, design, rehabilitation and expansion of a mass transportation system Shows how teams from different fields, entities, agencies and cities can work together to solve complex sustainability challenges

Sustainable Mass Transit

Sustainable Mass Transit
  • Author : Thomas Abdallah
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-05-10
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Summary : Sustainable Mass Transit: Challenges and Opportunities in Urban Public Transportation examines the numerous types of mass transit systems, looking closely at all their key functions, including operations, maintenance, development, design, building and retrofitting. It examines the mitigation measures that reduce or eliminate negative environmental impacts, including green infrastructure, materials conservation, ...

Mass Transit Sustainability in the Saint Louis Region

Mass Transit Sustainability in the Saint Louis Region
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 65
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Summary : It has been often suggested that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome. Unfortunately a dispassionate evaluation of the current state of public transit in the United States would easily fit this definition. Public transportation funding continues to require federal, state, and local ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-01-24
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Environmental Sustainability in Emerging Markets
  • Author : Ninh Nguyen
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-06-26
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Assembling Bus Rapid Transit in the Global South
  • Author : Malve Jacobsen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-14
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Summary : This book explores the mobile ethnography of Dar es Salaam, where consultants and politicians have planned and implemented a bus rapid transit (BRT) system for two decades. It analyses the dual processes of assembling BRT in the Tanzanian metropolis and establishing BRT as a policy model of and for the ...

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Urban Public Transportation Systems
  • Author : Walter Kulyk
  • Publisher : Amer Society of Civil Engineers
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 513
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Summary : This collection contains 46 papers presented at the Second International Conference on Urban Public Transportation Systems, held in Alexandria, Virginia, April 14-18, 2002....

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  • Author : Prof. C. Michael Hall,Diem-Trinh Le-Klähn,Yael Ram
  • Publisher : Channel View Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-02-03
  • Total pages : 234
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Summary : This book offers a comprehensive global examination of the relationship between public transport and tourism as well as exploring other sustainable transport modes. It offers a unique view by analysing tourism through the public transport lens and vice versa. The volume provides an account of how the public transport experience ...

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  • Publisher : Berkshire Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Total pages : 528
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Summary : The Business of Sustainability is a core resource for policy makers, members of the development community, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives, as well as business and economics students and their professors. It contains rich analysis of how sustainability is being factored into industries across the globe, with enlightening case studies of ...

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  • Publisher : Berkshire Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2012-10-31
  • Total pages : 492
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Summary : The Future of Sustainability, the tenth and final volume of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, brings together essays from a group of renowned scholars and well-known environmentalist thinkers. Crucial topics are considered in terms of the future of humanity and its relationship with the natural world, from the outlook for ...

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  • Publisher : Berkshire Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2012-11-01
  • Total pages : 369
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Summary : The Americas and Oceania: Assessing Sustainability provides extensive coverage of sustainability practices in two regions linked culturally and historically by their relative isolation before the Columbian exchange, by their colonization after it, and by the challenges of pollution, resource overuse, and environmental degradation. Regional experts and international scholars focus on ...

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  • Author : Beverly Parsons,Lovely Dhillon,Matt Keene
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release Date : 2020-01-01
  • Total pages : 285
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Summary : Take a journey to 2030 where Visionary Evaluatives abound and link with one another in actively bringing about a sustainable, equitable future. Utilizing a creative storytelling approach, Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future brings forward the centrality of values in conjunction with the role of evaluation in building a future ...

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  • Author : Constantine Stephanidis
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-06-26
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : A. A. M. Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Total pages : 925
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Summary : This book contains selected papers presented during the World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC) 2020 at the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon. The WREC is dedicated to promoting renewable energy global development, and features top international experts, policy makers, scientists, engineers, technology developers, and business practitioners addressing the most current research ...

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  • Author : Richard D. Knowles,,Fiona Ferbrache
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Summary : This book provides new dimensions and a contemporary focus on sustainable transport, urban regeneration and development in eight countries spanning four continents at different stages of development. It examines the role of transit oriented development (TOD) in improving urban sustainability and providing different transport choices, exploring how these can be ...

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-03-03
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0128113006
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Summary : Revitalizing railways as a major sustainable transport mode in modern societies faces many issues and challenges. This in-depth overview places the importance of railways in the wider context of comprehensive sustainability, which encompasses sustainable development, social and economic equity and community livability. Some scholars have described the 21st century as ...