Book Review: Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism

Sarah Rock reviewed Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism by Benjamin Ross.  She found many chapters capable of fueling debate amongst students of urban planning, design and transport, as Ross critiques many strategies which have underpinned suburban and urban development.

Dead end urban sprawl

To find out more about Rock’s view of this book, including the positive and negative influences of transport in relation to land use planning, click 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, Vol 51, Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism, by Benjamin Ross. 2014. New York: Oxford University Press. £19.99 (hardcover) £18.00 (ebook) ISBN: 978-0-19-936014-7

Book Review: Driver acceptance of new technology: theory, measurement and optimisation.

John Austin reviewed Driver acceptance of new technology: theory, measurement and optimisation, edited by Michael A. Regan, Tim Horberry and Alan Stevens.

Driver acceptance of new technology

Austin highlighted the influence that new technologies would have on flows and spatial distributions and hence the relevance of the topic.  This edited volume, whilst a valuable reference point could have emphasised this further, as discussed 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, Vol 51, John Austin, Driver acceptance of new technology: theory, measurement and optimisation, In: Reagan M.A., Horberry T., Stevens A., (Eds.), 2014, Surrey, Ashgate £75.00 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-4-094-3984-4