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The Rideshare Guide

by Harry Campbell Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

An industry leader's guide to making Lyft and Uber work for you.

In less than five years, ridesharing has grown from nonexistence into a billion dollar industry. Uber now has two million drivers in the United...


Road Safety Annual Report 2017

by Collectif Oecd (October 30, 2017)

The IRTAD Road Safety Annual Report 2017 provides an overview of road safety performance for 2015 in 40 countries, with preliminary data for 2016, and detailed reports for each country. It includes tables with...


Improving the Practice of Transport Project Appraisal

by Collective Oecd (April 19, 2011)

Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is indispensable for making good decisions on what transport projects to fund. It essentially aims to figure out which projects offer the best value for money. However, the practical...


Moving Freight with Better Trucks

by Collective Oecd (May 02, 2011)

This report identifies potential improvements in terms of more effective safety and environmental regulation for trucks, backed by better systems of enforcement, and identifies opportunities for greater efficiency...


Stimulating Low-Carbon Vehicle Technologies

by Collective Oecd (December 29, 2010)

Governments around the world are increasingly intervening in automobile markets to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions of CO2 from new vehicles. This report reviews the rationale for such intervention...


Competitive Interaction between Airports, Airlines and High-Speed Rail

by Collective Oecd (November 04, 2009)

How should airports be regulated to contain market power? This round table proceedings first examines whether they need to be regulated at all. It concludes that because regulation is inevitably imperfect and...


Trends in the Transport Sector 2009

by Collective Oecd (June 10, 2009)

This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in International Transport Forum countries for the period 1970-2007, including charts to highlight the major trends. Published earlier...


Port Competition and Hinterland Connections

by Collective Oecd (June 19, 2009)

This Round Table publication discusses the policy and regulatory challenges posed by the rapidly changing port environment. The sector has changed tremendously in recent decades with technological and organisational...


Intermodal Transport

by Collective Oecd (April 01, 2009)

Turkey’s continuing economic expansion depends on the diversification of its transport modes and especially on the development of efficient multimodal services. Its role as a hub for Europe, Asia, and the...


Cognitive Impairment, Mental Health and Transport

by Collective Oecd (January 26, 2009)

Cognitive impairment and mental health affect a large number of people, for whom the use of public transport can present a challenge. This book examines this neglected area, presenting various suggestions from...


Drugs and Driving

by Collective Oecd (October 08, 2010)

Driving while impaired by drugs – whether licit or illicit – has emerged as an important road safety issue. This report provides a state-of-the-art review of the role and impact of drugs in road accident...


Implementing Congestion Charges

by Collective Oecd (August 31, 2010)

Recent advances in the scientific understanding of urban traffic congestion have only strengthened the already solid case for congestion charges as an element of a successful urban transport policy. But examples...


Trends in the Transport Sector 2010

by Collective Oecd (May 20, 2010)

How have the passenger and freight transport sectors evolved in recent years? And what about road safety? This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in International Transport...


The Future for Interurban Passenger Transport

by Collective Oecd (May 04, 2010)

Economic growth, trade and the concentration of population in large cities will intensify demand for interurban transport services. Concurrently, the need to manage environmental impacts effectively will increase....


Integration and Competition between Transport and Logistics Businesses

by Collective Oecd (February 26, 2010)

Some very large multinational transport and logistics firms have emerged to provide integrated transport services to shippers in the globalised economy. Do these firms escape regulatory oversight from national...


Effective Transport Policies for Corporate Mobility Management

by Collective Oecd (March 31, 2010)

Many companies and other large employers have put in place initiatives to address the traffic-related nuisances generated by their activities and, in particular, the traffic generated by their workers and customers....


Improving Reliability on Surface Transport Networks

by Collective Oecd (May 04, 2010)

Passengers and freight shippers alike want reliable transport services. Surprisingly, little research has been undertaken in incorporating reliability into the assessment of transport projects despite the increasing...


The Economics and Politics of High-Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad

by Daniel Albalate & Germa Bel Lexington Books (June 14, 2012)

The Economics and Politics of High Speed Rail: Lessons from Experiences Abroad, by Daniel Albalate and Germà Bel, introduces the main questions policy makers and scholars should examine when considering and...


Transportation Protection and Homeland Security

by Frank R. Spellman Bernan Press (August 31, 2017)

The seventh of a new, well-received, and highly acclaimed series on critical infrastructure and homeland security, Transportation Protection and Homeland Security is a valuable reference source. The book was...


Autonomy

by Lawrence D. Burns & Christopher Shulgan Ecco (August 28, 2018)

An automotive and tech world insider investigates the quest to develop and perfect the driverless car—an innovation that promises to be the most disruptive change to our way of life since the smartphone

We...


Attention All Passengers

by William J. McGee Harper (June 26, 2012)

A Fast Food Nation for the airline industry, Attention All Passengers is a shocking and important exposé revealing the real state of the “friendly skies” in which we fly. Award-winning Consumer Reports...


The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story of Men Who Battled Greed to Save an Ailing Industry

by RushJr. Loving Indiana University Press (May 21, 2006)

A saga about one of the oldest and most romantic enterprises in the land-America's railroads-The Men Who Loved Trains introduces some of the most dynamic businessmen in America. Here are the chieftains who have...


Economics and Sustainability of Rail Systems

by Donovan Muddle Dolans Publishing (July 03, 2016)

This book provides a detailed run-through of the economics of rail systems. Demand supply of transport is very useful tool for determining the economic benefits of any rail system, and it is discussed in detail. ...


The Next Crash

by Amy L. Fraher ILR Press (May 09, 2014)

If you are one of over 700 million passengers who will fly in America this year, you need to read this book. The Next Crash offers a shocking perspective on the aviation industry by a former United Airlines...


Business Planning in Transport

by Adam Simmons U P Publications Ltd (May 29, 2017)

If you work in operations, finance or marketing in any part of the public transport sector, this book was written for you. Adam Simmons provides a set of practical business planning tools aimed at developing...


Start Your Own Freight Brokerage Business

by The Staff of Entrepreneur Media Entrepreneur Press (July 11, 2017)

GET PAID TO COORDINATE

With 70% of all manufactured and retail goods transported by truck in the U.S., it’s the perfect time to broker your own share of this $700 billion transportation industry. Learn to apply...


Shipping and the 800-lb Gorilla

by K D ADAMSON Futurenautics Ltd (May 08, 2017)

For three years futurist K D Adamson has been dispensing regular doses of the tough love the shipping and maritime industry needs to reimagine itself for the digital age. Now Shipping and the 800-lb Gorilla...


Soar

by Shashank Nigam Ideapress Publishing (April 04, 2017)

An airline has over 50 different brand touchpoints at which it can choose to operate exactly as it has in the past or to exceed expectations at each step and become truly exceptional. This book aims to highlight...


Transport Revolutions

by Richard Gilbert & Anthony Perl New Society Publishers (May 01, 2010)

Modern societies rely upon prodigious amounts of oil for transport activity. The impacts over the near term of increasing oil scarcity and higher prices on transport will be among the major challenges facing...


Vroom! How Does A Car Engine Work for Kids

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Don't be satisfied with just watching your child play with cars. Encourage him/her to understand those little engines better through this picture book. Here, we will be detailing even the tiniest parts of the...


The Big Data Opportunity in our Driverless Future

by Evangelos Simoudis Corporate Innovators, LLC (February 14, 2017)

From Detroit to Germany, Japan, and Korea, within the incumbent automotive industry there is amplifying conversation about the magnitude, extent and timing of the disruption that will result from the introduction...


Tourism, Public Transport and Sustainable Mobility

by Prof. C. Michael Hall, Diem-Trinh Le-Klähn & Yael Ram Channel View Publications (February 03, 2017)

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...


Aviation Pioneers of Canada 7-Book Bundle: Brace for Impact / Air Canada / and 5 more

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (July 07, 2016)

From the Avro Arrow and the Silver Dart to the adventurers and visionaries who pushed Canadian airways to new heights, aviation expert Peter Pigott covers over a century of Canadian flight with his trademark...


Practical Applications in Business Aviation Management

by James R. Cannon & Franklin D. Richey Government Institutes (January 16, 2012)

This comprehensive guide to business aviation management provides in-depth and useful information on all aspects of managing a corporate aviation program, from regulations and safety concerns to finances and...


Sustainable Transport Fuels Business Briefing

by David Thorpe DoSustainability (October 26, 2012)

Sustainable Transport Fuels Business Briefing explains the latest developments in the world of sustainable transport. By the time you finish this book, you will understand the pros and cons of all these technologies,...