BOOK REVIEW: Governance of the Smart Mobility Transition

Glenn Lyons reviewed Governance of the Smart Mobility Transition edited by Greg Marsden and Louise Reardon.

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” Whether you are troubled or inspired by the smart mobility transition, this book offers an important reference point in cataloguing the many important issues of governance that are shaping or have the possibility of shaping our future.”

You can read the full review here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is  also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 72, 2018. Governance of the smart mobility transition, Greg Marsden, Louise Reardon (Eds.), Emerald, Bingley (2018), (£40 (paperback). ISBN. 9781787543201).

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BOOK REVIEW: Integrated Transport & Land Use Modelling for Sustainable Cities

Yosritzal reviewed Integrated Transport & Land Use Modelling for Sustainable Cities edited by Michel Bierlaire, Andre de Palma, Ricardo Hurtubia and Paul Waddell.

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The book provides a summary of projects undertaken as part of the SustainCity project, bringing together land use and transport modelling.

You can read the full review here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is  also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 72, 2018. Integrated Transport & Land Use Modelling for Sustainable Cities, Michel Bierlaire, Andre de Palma, Ricardo Hurtubia, Paul Waddell (Eds.), EPFL Press, Routledge (2015), Distributed by Routledge. ISBN 978-2-940222-72-8 (EPFL Press). ISBN 978-0-415-72910-9.

BOOK REVIEW: Elements of Access: Transport Planning for Engineers, Transport Engineering for Planners.

Elisabetta Vitale Brovarone 

reviewed Elements of Access: Transport Planning for Engineers, Transport Engineering for Planners by David Levison, Wes Marshall and Kay Axhausen.

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The book tries to bring together perspectives from engineers and planners on transport and land use around the 5Ps of accessibility (people, places, plexus, production, progress).

You can read the full review here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 72, 2018. Dealing with the 5 Ps of access. Review of Elements of Access: Transport Planning for Engineers, Transport Engineering for Planners. By David M. Levinson, Wes Marshall, Kay Axhausen (2017). Network design lab. 336 pages (electronic version $8,88; paperback $68,88; hardcover $98,88).

BOOK REVIEW: Transport Policy – Learning Lessons from History

Corinne Mulley  reviewed Transport Policy: Learning Lessons from History edited by Colin Divall, Julian Hine and Colin Pooley.

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The book is a thought-provoking, albeit UK centric, collection of how transport policy can improve by learning from the past.

You can read the full review here. 

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is  also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 72, 2018. Review of Transport Policy: Learning Lessons from History, Colin Divall, Julian Hine, Colin Pooley (Eds.), Routledge. Hardback (2016), (ISBN: 9781472460059$160. Ebook ISBN:9781315545745 $57.95)

 

BOOK REVIEW: The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies

Craig Townsend reviewed The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies edited by Dorina Pojani and Dominic Stead.

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The book presents a range of case studies of transport in lower GDP and lower houshold income countries.

You can read the full review here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is  also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 72, 2018. The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies, D. Pojani, D. Stead (Eds.), Springer International Publishing (2017), ISBN: 978-3-319-43849-8 €118.99 (ebook) €149.99 (Hardcover).

Book Review: Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine – Sociological Perspectives

Malcolm Campbell reviewed Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine:Sociological
Perspectives by Deborah Lupton.

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The review reflects on how self tracking in health may be relevant for transport geographers and raises issues of ethics and privacy in emerging forms of data collection.

You can read the full review here.

This review is published with the kind permission of Elsevier. It is  also available via Science Direct, published in The Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 70, 2018. Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine:Sociological Perspectives, byLupton, D. (Ed.), 2017. Taylor and Francis.(£115 (hardback); £20 (e-book). ISBN: 9781138091085).

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