The Geography of Transport Systems
THIRD EDITION
Jean-Paul Rodrigue (2013), New York: Routledge, 416 pages.
ISBN 978-0-415-82254-1
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Transportation and Geography
What is Transport Geography? Transportation and Space Transportation and Commercial Geography The Geography of Transportation Networks Teaching Transport Geography Strategic Maritime Passages
Chapter 2 - Transportation and the Spatial Structure
Historical Geography of Transportation: The Emergence of Mechanized Systems Historical Geography of Transportation: The Setting of Global Systems Transport and Spatial Organization Transport and Location Future Transportation Transport Corridors in North America
Chapter 3 - Transportation Modes
Transportation Modes: An Overview Road Transportation Rail Transportation Maritime Transport Air Transport Intermodal Transportation and Containerization High Speed Rail Systems The Containerization of Commodities Maersk Shipping Line Transcontinental Bridges
Chapter 4 - Transport Terminals
The Function of Transport Terminals The Location of Terminals Port Terminals Rail Terminals Airport Terminals Transport Terminal Governance Mega Airport Projects The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey The Port of Savannah Logistics Cluster Inland Ports / Dry Ports
Chapter 5 - International Trade and Freight Distribution
●Transborder / Crossborder Transportation Transportation, Globalization and International Trade Freight Transportation and Value Chains Logistics and Freight Distribution UPS: Logistical Management of a Distribution Network The Repositioning of Empty Containers Commodity Chain Analysis The Cold Chain and its Logistics Freight Distribution Clusters (Logistics Zones)
Chapter 6 - Urban Transportation
Transportation and the Urban Form Urban Land Use and Transportation Urban Mobility Urban Transport Problems Information Technologies and Mobility City Logistics Transportation and Mega Urban Regions
Chapter 7 - Transportation and the Economy
Transport and Economic Development Transport Costs Transport Supply and Demand The St. Lawrence Seaway and Regional Development The Financing of Transportation Infrastructure International Tourism and Transport The Cruise Industry The Economic Impacts of Port Investments
Chapter 8 - Transport, Energy and Environment
The Environmental Impacts of Transportation Transportation and Energy Transportation, Land Use and the Environment Transportation and Sustainability International Oil Transportation Pollutants Emitted by Transport Systems (Air, Water and Noise) Climate Change and the Adaptation of Transport Infrastructure Green Logistics
Chapter 9 - Transport Planning and Policy
The Nature of Transport Policy Transport Planning Transport Safety and Security Transportation and Disasters Rail Deregulation in the United States Cost / Benefit Analysis in Practice Transportation and Pandemics
Conclusion: Issues and Challenges in Transport Geography
Appendix: Methods in Transport Geography
Methods in Transport Geography Geographic Information Systems for Transportation (GIS-T) Symbolization of Transport Features in a GIS The Notion of Accessibility Graph Theory: Definitions and Properties Graph Theory: Measures and Indices Network Data Models Route Selection Traffic Assignment Linear Programming Transport Technical and Economic Performance Indicators Traffic Counts and Traffic Surveys Spatial Interactions and the Gravity Model Transportation / Land Use Modeling The Lowry Model Location Analysis Market Area Analysis The Specialization Index and the Location Coefficient Gini Coefficient The Policy Process Transport and Environmental Management Delphi Forecasting Cost / Benefit Analysis
Appendix: Supporting Information