Urban transportation and logistics : health, safety, and security concerns / edited by Eiichi Taniguchi, Tien Fang Fwa, Russell G. Thompson.
Contributor(s): Taniguchi, Eiichi [editor] | Fwa, Tien Fang [editor] | Thompson, Russell G [editor].Material type: BookPublisher: Baca Raton : CRC Press, Copyright date: �201Description: 1 online resource : text file, PD.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781482209112 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Urban transportation | Urban transportation -- Planning | Urban transportation -- Safety measures | Freight and freightage -- Planning | Delivery of goods -- PlanningGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access Also available in print format
Includes bibliographical references and index
chapter 1. Concepts and visions for urban transport and logistics relating to human security / Eiichi Taniguchi, Russell G. Thompson, and Tadashi Yamada -- chapter 2. Transport and logistics in Asian cities / Tien Fang Fwa -- chapter 3. Healthy transport / Russell G. Thompson -- chapter 4. Hazardous material transportation / Wai Yuen Szeto and Rojee Pradhananga -- chapter 5. Mixed traffic in Asian cities / Yasuhiro Shiomi -- chapter 6. Road safety / Nobuhiro Uno, Yasunobu Oshima, and Russell G. Thompson -- chapter 7. Network design for freight transport and supply chain / Tadashi Yamada -- chapter 8. Vehicle routing and scheduling with uncertainty / Ali Gul Qureshi -- chapter 9. Urban transport and logistics in cases of natural disasters / Sideney A. Schreiner, Jr. -- chapter 10. Application of ICT and ITS / Takayoshi Yokota and Dai Tamagawa -- chapter 11. Future perspectives on urban freight transport / Eiichi Taniguchi and Russell G. Thompson
"Urban transport and logistics systems play a very important role in delivery goods and services both into populous areas as well as out to local and regional areas. This book takes global approach to best practices, covering topics such as hazmat transport, logistics during disasters, mixed traffic and safety considerations, optimizing vehicle routing and scheduling, and road safety. These subjects provide an important basis for discussing transport and logistics systems in urban areas from the viewpoint of safety and security considerations on human life"-- Provided by publisher
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