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Strategies for balancing urban transport share to improve mobility and reduce road congestion

Curnow, Anita and Veilleux, Michel and Boltze, Manfred and Kisgyorgy, Laszlo and Corona, Giovanni and Nishimura, Takumi and Cisse, Amadou and Buck, Martin World Road Accociation (PIARC) (Corporate Creator) (2013):
Strategies for balancing urban transport share to improve mobility and reduce road congestion.
ISBN 978-2-84060-312-2,
[Online-Edition: http://www.piarc.org/en/order-library/19396-en-Strategies%20...],
[Book]

Abstract

This report reviews the factors having a main impact on the supply and demand for road capacity, before it considers the strategies which allow to address congestion and improve mobility of persons in urban areas.

From different case studies, the report reviews nine strategies:

promoting public transportation; promoting bicycle transportation; promoting pedestrian transportation; promoting intermodal transportation; influencing car demand; strategy to improve the utilisation and allocation of capacity of roads; increasing capacity utilization of vehicles; improving the temporal spread of traffic volume; reducing the impacts of incidents; more compliant handling of road works and maintenance;

and makes recommendations to road authorities.

Item Type: Book
Erschienen: 2013
Creators: Curnow, Anita and Veilleux, Michel and Boltze, Manfred and Kisgyorgy, Laszlo and Corona, Giovanni and Nishimura, Takumi and Cisse, Amadou and Buck, Martin
Title: Strategies for balancing urban transport share to improve mobility and reduce road congestion
Language: German
Abstract:

This report reviews the factors having a main impact on the supply and demand for road capacity, before it considers the strategies which allow to address congestion and improve mobility of persons in urban areas.

From different case studies, the report reviews nine strategies:

promoting public transportation; promoting bicycle transportation; promoting pedestrian transportation; promoting intermodal transportation; influencing car demand; strategy to improve the utilisation and allocation of capacity of roads; increasing capacity utilization of vehicles; improving the temporal spread of traffic volume; reducing the impacts of incidents; more compliant handling of road works and maintenance;

and makes recommendations to road authorities.

ISBN: 978-2-84060-312-2
Divisions: 13 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sciences > Institutes of Transportation > Institute for Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering
13 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sciences > Institutes of Transportation
13 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sciences
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2016 14:37
Official URL: http://www.piarc.org/en/order-library/19396-en-Strategies%20...
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