Book Review: Countryside Connections: Older People, Community, and Place in Rural Britain

Jane Kolodinsky reviewed Countryside Connections: Older People, Community, and Place in Rural Britain, by Catherine Hagan Hennessy, Robin Means and Vanessa Burholt.

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Kolodinsky’s thorough review highlighted that this edited volume ‘reaches beyond interdisciplinary and begins to touch on transdisciplinary, which she commended in better understanding the health and well-being of elders.  The full review is available 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 58, 2016.  Jane Kolodinsky, Countryside Connections: Older People, Community, and Place in Rural Britain, by Catherine Hagan Hennessy, Robin Means and Vanessa Burholt (Eds.), 2014. Bristol, Policy Press £75.00 (Hardback) ISBN: 978- 1447310303

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Book Review: Rail and the City: Shrinking Our Carbon Footprint While Reimagining Urban Space

John L Renne’s review of Rail and the City: Shrinking Our Carbon Footprint While Reimagining Urban Space by architect Roxanne Warren, highlights the richness of the practical case studies used to illustrate Transit Oriented Development.  His review is available here.

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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 57, 2016. Rail and the City: Shrinking Our Carbon Footprint While Reimagining Urban Space. Roxanne Warren, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (2014) £24.95 or $35.00 (Hardcover) ISBN: 9780262027809 $25.00 (eBook) ISBN: 9780262325615

Book Review: Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries

Mark Zuidgeest reviewed Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries by Ashish Verma and T. V. Ramanayya.

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In his review Zuidgeest distinguishes between the transport supply and demand in cities in developing countries when compared to more developed counterparts.  He commends the book as an addition to the limited literature on this topic and summaries that this book is most suited to those with a specific interest in public transport planning and operations in India, as this the core geographical focus.  The review is available to read in full 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 57, 2016. Mark Zuidgeest, Public Transport Planning and Management in Developing Countries, Verma Ashish, Ramanayya T.V.. CRC Press, Boca Raton (2015), (£54.39 (Hardback) £44.79 (ebook)), ISBN: 9781466581586