Committee login






Small thumbnail

Baidu SEO

Challenges and Intricacies of Marketing in China

Small thumbnail

Asymmetric Alliances and Information Systems

Issues and Prospects

Small thumbnail

Technicity vs Scientificity

Complementarities and Rivalries

Small thumbnail

Freshwater Fishes

250 Million Years of Evolutionary History

Small thumbnail

Biostatistics and Computer-based Analysis of Health Data using SAS

Biostatistics and Health Science Set

Small thumbnail

Predictive Control

Small thumbnail

Fundamentals of Advanced Mathematics 1

Categories, Algebraic Structures, Linear and Homological Algebra

Small thumbnail

Swelling Concrete in Dams and Hydraulic Structures

DSC 2017

Small thumbnail

The Chemostat

Mathematical Theory of Microorganims Cultures

Small thumbnail

Earthquake Occurrence

Short- and Long-term Models and their Validation

Small thumbnail

Geographical Information and Urban Transport Systems

Edited by Arnaud Banos, CNRS Géographie-Cités, Paris, France Thomas Thévenin, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France

ISBN: 9781848212282

Publication Date: May 2011   Hardback   288 pp.

127.00 USD

Add to cart


Ebook Ebook


Despite being huge elements of town and city infrastructure (planning, construction, maintenance, and ongoing spending), as well as factors that contribute to urban life in a significant economic, social, and environmental manner, transport systems are still rarely understood from an integrated point of view.
This book attempts to connect all three major dimensions: supply on the one hand, demand on the other, and finally the negative aspects - the main risks associated with transport systems.
Each chapter of this large collection of authoritative works is written by recognized experts and specialists in their respective fields, and each deals with transport systems within these dimensions, and articulate the issues connected with them in an integrated way. The book will therefore be of considerable interest to students and researchers in the fields of transport and logistics, urban planning, civil and infrastructure engineering, environmental science, social and physical geography, geographical information systems, and related fields.


Part 1. Characterization of Transport Supply
1. Modeling Transport Systems on an Intra-Urban Scale, Thomas Thévenin.
2. Determining Urban Public Transport Supply, Robert Chapleau.
3. Defining Intermodal Accessibility, Alexis Conesa and Alain LíHostis.
4. Characterizing Form and Functioning of Transportation Networks, Cyrille Genre-Grandpierre.
Part 2. Estimating Transport Demand
5. Estimating Transport Demand, Patrick Bonnel.
6. Visualizing Daily Mobility: Towards Other Modes of Representation, Olivier Klein.
7. Guiding a Tram-Train Installation: a Necessary Multi-Criteria Approach, Olivier Bouhet.


DownloadTable of Contents - PDF File - 83 Kb

DownloadIntroduction - PDF File - 121 Kb

Related Titles

0.04727 s.