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management of urban public transport

Peter J. Hovell

management of urban public transport

a marketing perspective

by Peter J. Hovell

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Published by Saxon House, Lexington Books in Farnborough, Hants, Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Urban transportation policy -- Great Britain.,
    • Transportation -- Great Britain -- Planning.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Peter J. Hovell, William H. Jones, Alan J. Moran.
      SeriesSaxon House studies
      ContributionsJones, William H., joint author., Moran, Alan J., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE311.G7 H68
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5258123M
      ISBN 100347010989
      LC Control Number75331647

      The term urban management is defined broadly here to cover studies and research in planning, administering, regulating, and governing (PARG) urban complexity. The urban phenomena that are of interest cut across ecological, physical, economic, political, and social settings, with a belief that these settings interact with each other and should.   Public Transport is a comprehensive textbook covering the planning of all public transport systems (bus, coach, rail, taxi and domestic air travel) in Britain and other countries with similar systems. The term ‘planning’ is used both in the context of local authority and central government roles and in the work done by transport operators for example, network structures, vehicle type Reviews: 1.

      transport planning literature on the advantages of public transport network planning. While there is an extensive literature focusing on the economics and engineering of urban public transport systems the planning literature on the practices that contribute to success in public transport network design and operations is relatively poorly. freight and passenger, and urban and inter-city. Passenger transportation is divided in public (or mass) transit (bus, rail, commercial air) and private transportation (car, taxi, general aviation). These modes of course intersect and interconnect. At-grade crossings of railroads and.

      This paper is about the design of public transport service concepts and networks in urban and rural districts. An attempt has been made to define some basic concepts that are useful for public transport planners and decision makers when they want to create high quality public transport . Numerous books have been written which deal with transport problems in developed and developing countries, and with the planning and management of transport organisations in developed countries, but none deals specifically with the planning, regulation, management and control of public transport in developing countries. This book meets that need.


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