Jönson, Gunilla

Urban Transport Development

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Table of contents

Section 1:.Some Basic Perspectives

1. Introduction
2. Towards a More Holistic Approach to Urban Transport Studies
Bengt Kasemo

3. How to Describe Large Technical Systems and Their Changes over Time?
Arne Kaijser

4. The Meaning of the Words ‘Complex’ and ‘Complexity’
Emin Tengström

Section 2:.Urban Transport Systems Today: a Variety of Complexity

5. Introduction
6. Responding to the Complex Transport Needs of Dispersed Wealthy Cities: a Comparison of Melbourne, Australia and Toronto, Canada
Paul Mees

7. Urban Public Transport in an International Perspective
Hans Örn

8. An Analysis of the Situation in Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania from an Institutional Coordination Perspective
A. Kanyama, A. Carlsson-Kanyama, A-L. Lindén, J. Lupala

9. Towards Sustainable Urban Transport in China: The Role of Bus Rapid Transit Systems
Liya Liu

10. The Complex Relationships between Motorized Mobility, Societal Development and Sustainability
Marie Thynell

Section 3:.Coping with Complexity: Some Analytical Perspectives

11. Introduction
12. Progress in Coping with Complex Urban Transport Problems in the United States
Robert Cervero

13. Self-organizing Systems and Innovations in Asian Cities
Geetam Tiwari

14. Urban Transport in Africa: Opportunities for Maximising Intervention in Complex Systems
Vinand M. Nantulya, Meleckidzedeck Khayesi, Wilson Odero

15. Examples of Positive Changes of Complex Urban Transport Problems in Europe
John Whitelegg

Section 4:.The Role of Actors in Coping with Urban Transport Development

16. Introduction
17. The "Non-Technical" Issues that Create Barriers to Successful Implementation of Urban Transport Projects in Developing Countries
Desmon A. Brown

18. Portland and Smart Growth: What you can Learn from the Portland Experience
Ethan Seltzer, Andy Cotugno

19. Complex Urban Transport in Europe: Tackling Problems, Finding Solutions
Stephanos Anastasiadis

20. Economic Impact of Light Rail Investments: Summary of the Results for 15 Urban Areas in France, Germany, UK and North America
Carmen Hass-Klau, Graham Crampton

Section 5:.Challenges in Dealing with the Complexity of Urban Transport

21. Introduction
22. How do Political Actors Deal with the Complexity of Urban Transport Development?
Måns Lönnroth

23. Academic Studies of Complex Engineered Systems: How this New Knowledge can be Used to Improve Education and Practice for Mobility
David H. Marks

24. Safety and Sustainable Urban Transport
Dinesh Mohan

25. How does VREF Proceed?
Gunilla Jönson, Bengt Kasemo


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography SCI030000

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