Encyclopedia of Transportation

Editor: Garrett, Mark
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $781.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $1171.50
ISBN: 978-1-45-226779-1
Category: Technology & Engineering - Motor vehicles
Image Count: 310
Book Status: Available
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Viewing transportation through the lens of current social, economic, and policy aspects, this four-volume reference work explores the topic of transportation across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas, including geography, public policy, business, and economics.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Articles
  • Reader’s Guide
  • About the Editor
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • A
  • Access Roads
  • Accessibility and Mobility
  • Accident Avoidance Systems
  • Activity-Based Models
  • Adopt-a-Highway Program
  • Advanced Traveler Information Systems
  • Aerial Tramways
  • Aeronautical Decision Making
  • Aeronautics
  • Air Cargo Carriers
  • Air Passenger Carriers
  • Air Pollution, Automobiles
  • Air Pollution/Air Quality
  • Air Taxis
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Air Traffic Controller Training
  • Air Traffic Flow Management
  • Air Travel
  • Air Travel Regulations, History of
  • Aircraft, New Large
  • Aircraft, Regional Jet
  • Aircraft, Very Light Jet
  • Aircraft Design
  • Aircraft Engine Emissions
  • Aircraft Inspection and Maintenance
  • Aircraft Maintenance Training Programs
  • Aircraft Manufacturing
  • Aircraft Propulsion, New Technologies of
  • Airline Deregulation Act of 1978
  • Airline Fares
  • Airline Flight Reservation and Ticketing Systems
  • Airline Flight Scheduling
  • Airline Industry
  • Airline Marketing
  • Airline Passengers
  • Airline Pilots and Crews, Labor Issues of
  • Airline Service Quality Modeling
  • Airplane Disasters
  • Airplane Navigation Systems
  • Airplane Pilot Licensing
  • Airplane Pilot Training
  • Airport Administration
  • Airport Gate Assignment Problems
  • Airport Hubs
  • Airport Operations and Marketing
  • Airport Parking and Ground Transportation
  • Airport Passenger Terminals
  • Airport Planning
  • Airport Security
  • Airport Transit Connections
  • Airports, Environmental Issues and
  • Alternative Automotive Fuels
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Alternative Motor Fuels Act of 1988
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • American Public Transportation Association
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Amtrak
  • Automated Guideway Transit
  • Automated Landing Systems, Airplane
  • Automated Passenger Counters
  • Automated Road-Pricing and Toll-Collection Systems
  • Automated Traffic Control Systems
  • Automated Traffic Enforcement
  • Automated Transit Systems
  • Automated Vehicle Guidance Systems
  • Automated Vehicle Location Systems
  • Automated Vehicle Monitoring Systems
  • Automatic Terminal Information Systems
  • Automobile Access Programs
  • Automobile Accident Avoidance Systems
  • Automobile Accidents and Prevention
  • Automobile Culture
  • Automobile Design
  • Automobile Driver Warning Systems
  • Automobile Drivers, Disabled
  • Automobile Drivers, Elderly
  • Automobile Emissions Controls
  • Automobile Engines
  • Automobile Financing
  • Automobile Industry, Economics of
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Automobile Manufacturing and Sales
  • Automobile Operating Costs
  • Automobile Safety Inspections and Registration
  • Automobile Safety Systems
  • Automobile Tires, Nitrogen Inflation and
  • Automobile Travel Patterns
  • Automobile Trips
  • Automobiles, Passenger
  • Aviation, Commercial/Business
  • Aviation, Private
  • Aviation, Ultralight
  • Aviation Safety, Dangerous Goods Transport and
  • Aviation Safety, Wildlife Strikes and
  • B
  • Benefit–Cost Analysis of Transportation
  • Bicycle Commuting
  • Bicycle Facilities
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Bicycle Sharing
  • Bicycles
  • Bicycles, Electric
  • Bicycle–Transit Linkages
  • Bicycling, Health and Recreational Aspects of
  • Bikeways/Bike Lanes, Road Design Issues of
  • Biodiesel
  • Biofuels
  • Bridge Design
  • Bridge Maintenance, Repair, and Replacement
  • Bridges, Condition of
  • Bureau of Budget Circular A-95
  • Bureau of Public Roads
  • Bus Capacity
  • Bus Design
  • Bus Design for Accessibility
  • Bus Engines
  • Bus Information Systems
  • Bus Priority Lanes, Exclusive Right of Way
  • Bus Rapid Transit, Design and Engineering of
  • Bus Routes
  • Bus Scheduling
  • Bus Stops/Shelters
  • Bus Systems, Interurban
  • Bus Systems, Local and Express
  • Bus Systems, Rural
  • Buses
  • Business Travel
  • Busways and Reversible Bus Lanes
  • C
  • Cable Cars
  • Canals and Locks
  • Car Sharing
  • Carbon Dioxide Emissions
  • Carbon Monoxide Emissions
  • Carpool Programs, Ridesharing and
  • Carpooling
  • Carpooling, Casual
  • Chicago Area Transportation Study
  • Civil Rights and Transportation
  • Clean Air Act and Amendments
  • Climate Change, Transportation Adaption to
  • Climate Change, Transportation Impacts From
  • Collector Streets
  • Collision Avoidance Systems, Airplane
  • Collision Avoidance Systems, Automobile
  • Commuter Buses
  • Commuter Paradox
  • Commuter Rail
  • Commuter Rail Systems
  • Commuting
  • Complete Streets
  • Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program
  • Consolidated Rail Corporation
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Management, Public Relations and
  • Container Terminals
  • Containerization/Container Shipping
  • Cordon Travel
  • D
  • Demand-Responsive Transit, Evaluation Studies of
  • Department of Transportation Act of 1966
  • Deregulation
  • Derived Demand
  • Destination Choice Models
  • Dial-a-Ride
  • Diesel Engines
  • Diesel Fuel Vehicles
  • Disabled Driving and Vehicle Modifications
  • Distracted Driving
  • Dredging
  • Driver Licensing
  • Driver Licensing, Commercial
  • Driver Licensing Rates
  • E
  • Economic Development
  • Economics of Air Travel
  • Economics of On-Street Parking
  • Elderly and Disabled Travelers
  • Elderly Driver Safety Issues
  • Electric Diesel Locomotive
  • Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Electronic Route Guidance Systems
  • Emergency Response Systems
  • Emergency Transportation Planning and Operations
  • Emergency Vehicles
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Emissions Modeling
  • Emissions Trading Schemes
  • Employment Location
  • Energy Costs
  • Energy Policy Act of 1992
  • Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970
  • Equilibrium Modeling
  • E-Shopping
  • Ethanol
  • Ethical Issues
  • Evacuation Planning
  • Executive Order 12898
  • F
  • Federal Aid Highway Program
  • Federal Aid Road Act of 1916
  • Federal Automobile Safety Standards
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2009
  • Federal Highway Act of 1921
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Federal Railroad Administration
  • Federal Transit Administration
  • Federal Transportation Policy
  • Ferries
  • Fiscal Politics
  • FreedomCAR and Vehicle Technologies Program
  • Freight Handling
  • Freight Rates/Tariffs
  • Freight Terminals
  • Freight Transport, Intermodal and Multimodal
  • Freight Transport, Security Issues
  • Freight Transport Models
  • Full-Feedback Modeling
  • Funicular Railways
  • G
  • Gasoline, Reformulated
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Geographic Information Systems in Transportation
  • Global Economic Centers
  • Global Positioning Systems
  • Globalization
  • GPS
  • GPS, Automobile
  • Gravity Models
  • Green Fuels
  • Green Transportation
  • Greenhouse Gases
  • Greenways
  • H
  • Handicapped Access
  • Harbor and Port Planning
  • Harbor and Port Security
  • Harbors, Design and Engineering of
  • Harbors, Environmental Issues of
  • Harbors and Ports, Administration and Operations of
  • Hazardous Materials Transport
  • Health Issues
  • Heavy Rail Transit
  • Helicopters
  • Helicopters, Emergency Response and Law Enforcement
  • High Occupancy Toll Lanes
  • High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes
  • High Speed Highways
  • High Speed Rail, Design and Technology of
  • High Speed Rail, Policy and Planning of
  • High Speed Rail, Safety Issues of
  • High-Speed Rail Investment Act of 2001
  • Highway Aesthetics
  • Highway and Road Safety
  • Highway Construction and Maintenance
  • Highway Design and Engineering
  • Highway Finance
  • Highway Interchange and Ramp Design
  • Highway Interchanges
  • Highway Landscaping
  • Highway Planning
  • Highway Removal
  • Highway Safety Barriers and Traffic Barriers
  • Highway Trust Fund
  • Highway Tunnels
  • Highway/Road Capacity
  • Highways, Rural and Low-Volume
  • Highways, Social and Economic Impacts of
  • Historic Transportation Facilities
  • Hitchhiking
  • Hybrid Automobiles/Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Hydrogen Fuel
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cells
  • Hypersonic Flight
  • I
  • ICT, Social Impacts of
  • Impaired Driving
  • Incident Detection Systems, Airplane
  • Incident Detection Systems, Automobile
  • Induced Travel
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Information Technologies and Transportation
  • Inland Waterways, Freight Traffic and
  • Inland Waterways, Operations and Management
  • Inland Waterways, Passenger Traffic and
  • Inland Waterways, Planning and
  • Inland Waterways, Traffic Management and
  • Institute of Traffic Engineers
  • Integrated Transportation and Urban Land Use Planning Models
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems
  • Interchanges, Modal
  • Intermodal Freight Transport, Technology and
  • Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act
  • International Air Passenger Transport
  • International Customs and Duties
  • International Rail Transit
  • International Travel
  • International Waters
  • Intersections
  • Interstate Commerce Commission
  • Interstate Highway System
  • In-Vehicle Computers
  • J
  • Jitneys
  • Job Access and Reverse Commuting Program
  • Jobs-Housing Balance/Spatial Mismatch
  • Just-in-Time Systems
  • L
  • Latent Travel Demand
  • Lead Pollution
  • Levels of Service
  • Light Electric Vehicles
  • Light Pollution
  • Light Rail Transit
  • Light-Duty and Pickup Trucks
  • Liquefied and Compressed Natural Gas
  • Livable Streets
  • Low-Emission Vehicles
  • M
  • Maglev Systems
  • Marine Transportation System
  • Maritime Administration
  • Maritime Industry
  • Metropolitan Planning Organizations
  • Microsimulation Models
  • Mixed-Mode Transit Systems
  • Mobile Emissions
  • Mode Choice Models
  • Mode Share/Mode Choice
  • Monorails
  • Motor Carrier Act of 1980
  • Motor Fuel Taxes
  • Motorcycle Safety
  • Motorcycles
  • Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
  • Multiple Criteria Decision Making/Aiding
  • N
  • National Airspace System
  • National Ambient Air Quality Standards
  • National Energy Act of 1978
  • National Environmental Policy Act
  • National Highway System Designation Act of 1995
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • National Household Travel Survey
  • National Mass Transportation Assistance Legislation
  • National Railroad Passenger Corporation/Amtrak
  • National Transportation Safety Board
  • Neighborhood Disruption From Highway and Transit Construction and Operations
  • Neighborhood Electric Vehicles
  • Neotraditional Neighborhoods and Transportation Impacts
  • Network Modeling
  • Next Generation Airports, Federal
  • Nitrogen Oxides
  • Noise Pollution and Airplanes
  • Noise Pollution and Cars
  • Noncommuter Travel
  • Nonmotorized Transportation
  • Nonmotorized Vehicles, Safety Issues of
  • O
  • Ocean Cruise Industry
  • Ocean Passenger Travel
  • Origin–Destination Models
  • P
  • Paratransit in Developing Countries
  • Park-and-Ride/Kiss-and-Ride Lots
  • Parking Cash-Out Systems
  • Parking Demand
  • Parking Design Requirements
  • Parking Finance
  • Parking Generation Rates
  • Parking Lots
  • Parking Planning and Management
  • Parking Regulation and Enforcement
  • Parking Revenue and Collection
  • Parking Structures
  • Particulate Matter
  • Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles
  • Passenger Van Safety
  • Pavement Management Systems
  • Pedestrian Malls and Skywalks
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Pedestrian Safety, Blind and Elderly
  • Pedestrian Travel
  • Pedestrian-Friendly Design
  • People Movers
  • Personal Rapid Transit
  • Personal Transportation Systems
  • Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Systems
  • Pneumatic Tube Transportation
  • Port Facilities
  • Port Inspections
  • Privately Owned Vehicles
  • Privatization of Public Transit
  • Public Participation in Transportation Planning
  • Public Transit Employees and Labor Issues
  • Q
  • Queuing and Shockwave Measurement
  • R
  • Rail Corridor Congestion
  • Rail Transit Planning, U.S.
  • Rail Transit Planning, Worldwide
  • Railroad Automation Technology
  • Railroad Grade Crossings
  • Railroad Industry, Economics of
  • Railroads, Freight
  • Railroads, Passenger
  • Rails-to-Trails Programs
  • Recreational Travel
  • Recreational Vehicles
  • Regional Transit Agencies
  • Regional Transportation Planning
  • Regional Transportation Planning Organizations
  • Regional Transportation Plans
  • Residential Location Models
  • Reverse Commuting
  • Risk Analysis/Assessment
  • Road Diets
  • Road Ecology
  • Road Inventory
  • Road Pricing Schemes, U.S. and International
  • Road Rage
  • Road Signage
  • Road Surface Marking and Markers
  • Roadside Assistance Programs
  • Roundabouts and Traffic Circles
  • Route Assignment Models
  • Rural Transportation Mobility
  • S
  • Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users
  • Scenic Roads and Parkways
  • School Bus Safety
  • School Buses
  • School Transportation
  • Section 504 Regulations on Accessibility
  • Security, Transportation
  • Shared Taxis
  • Ships
  • Sidewalks
  • Single-Occupant Vehicle Trips
  • Smart Cars
  • Smart Growth
  • Smart Highways
  • Smog
  • Social Equity and Discrimination in Transportation
  • Space Travel, Commercial
  • Spatial Equity Analysis
  • Speed Laws and Enforcement
  • Sport Utility Vehicles
  • State Highway Planning and Finance
  • State Implementation Plans
  • State Transportation Planning
  • Street Design/Patterns
  • Streetcars/Trolleys
  • Student Transport
  • Subway Systems
  • Subways/Elevated Trains
  • Sulfur Dioxide
  • Supernetworks
  • Supply-Chain Management
  • Surface Transportation Assistance Acts of 1978 and 1982
  • Surface Transportation Board
  • Surface Transportation Policy Project
  • Surface Transportation Program
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • T
  • Tax Increment Financing Districts
  • Taxi Drivers and Labor Issues
  • Taxicab Licensing and Regulation
  • Taxicabs
  • Telecommuting and Telecommunications
  • Telematics
  • Terrorism, Transportation Systems as Targets of
  • 3-C Planning Process
  • Tire Safety
  • Toll Roads, Private
  • Tourism
  • Traffic Calming
  • Traffic Congestion
  • Traffic Control Devices
  • Traffic Demand Management
  • Traffic Detection Systems
  • Traffic Detection Technology
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Traffic Flow
  • Traffic Forecasts
  • Traffic Impact Assessments
  • Traffic Incident Management
  • Traffic Information and Control Systems
  • Traffic Laws and Enforcement
  • Traffic Management Systems
  • Traffic Mitigation Programs
  • Traffic Monitoring
  • Traffic Noise Abatement
  • Traffic Psychology
  • Traffic Safety and Risk Assessment
  • Traffic Signal Priority
  • Traffic Signals
  • Traffic Simulation
  • Traffic Studies and Surveys
  • Traffic Variables
  • Train Stations, Economics of
  • Trains
  • Tramways
  • Transit Centers
  • Transit Corridor Planning
  • Transit Cost Allocation Models
  • Transit Demographics
  • Transit Dependence
  • Transit Fares
  • Transit Fares, Elasticity of Demand of
  • Transit Fares, Media and Collection Systems and
  • Transit Finance
  • Transit Industry, Economics of
  • Transit Information Systems
  • Transit Lines/Networks
  • Transit Management and Operations
  • Transit Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Transit Planning, International
  • Transit Priority Measures
  • Transit Ridership
  • Transit Safety
  • Transit System Technology
  • Transit Systems
  • Transit Systems, Marketing Research and Public Relations for
  • Transit Systems, Service Quality of
  • Transit Systems Analysis
  • Transit Tunnels, Design and Construction of
  • Transit Vehicle Capacities, Loading Criteria and
  • Transit-Oriented Development
  • Transitways
  • Transportation, Economics of
  • Transportation and the Disadvantaged
  • Transportation Control Measures
  • Transportation Cooperative Research Program
  • Transportation Equity Act for the Twenty-First Century
  • Transportation Impact Analysis
  • Transportation Impacts on Land Use
  • Transportation Improvement Programs
  • Transportation Modeling and Planning Software
  • Transportation Plan Implementation, Monitoring, and Evaluation
  • Transportation Planning
  • Transportation Planning and Politics
  • Transportation Policies, African
  • Transportation Policies, Asian
  • Transportation Policies, European
  • Transportation Policies, North American
  • Transportation Policies, South and Central American
  • Transportation Policy, U.S.
  • Transportation Research Board
  • Transportation Statistics and Databases
  • Transportation Studies
  • Transportation Surveys
  • Travel by Households
  • Travel by Mode
  • Travel by Persons
  • Travel Choice
  • Travel Demand
  • Travel Demand Forecasting
  • Travel Destinations
  • Travel Diaries
  • Travel Model Calibration and Validation
  • Travel Model Improvement Program
  • Travel Modeling
  • Travel Patterns by Income
  • Travel Patterns by Race/Ethnicity
  • Travel Patterns of the Elderly
  • Travel Patterns of Women
  • Travel Pricing
  • Travel Speed Models
  • Travel Surveys
  • Trip Chaining
  • Trip Distribution Models
  • Trip Generation Rates and Models
  • Trip Reduction Programs
  • Triple Convergence
  • Trolleybuses
  • Truck Drivers, Labor Issues of
  • Truck Inspections and Vehicle Licensing
  • Trucking, Computer Monitoring Systems and
  • Trucking, Owner-Operators and
  • Trucking Industry
  • Trucking Industry, Economics of
  • Trucks
  • Trucks, Safety Issues and
  • Tunnels, Safety and Security Issues in
  • U
  • University Transportation Centers
  • Unmanned Aircraft
  • Unsignalized Intersections
  • Upstream Signalized Crossovers
  • Urban Mass Transit Act of 1964
  • Urban Mass Transportation Assistance Act of 1970
  • Urban Sprawl Versus Compact Development
  • Urban Trail Systems
  • Urban Transportation Modeling System
  • Urban Transportation Planning Process
  • Urban Walkways
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • V
  • Value Increment Tax
  • Value Pricing
  • Vans
  • Vehicle Emissions Standards
  • Vehicle Fleet Emissions
  • Vehicle Miles Taxation and Fees
  • Vehicle Miles Traveled
  • Vehicle Ownership Models
  • Visual Pollution
  • Volatile Organic Compounds
  • W
  • Walking
  • Water Pollution
  • Welfare Reform
  • Wildlife Crossings and Barriers
  • Women in Transportation
  • Women’s Issues/Gender Issues
  • Work Zone Traffic Control
  • World Container Ports
  • Z
  • Zero-Emissions Vehicles
  • Glossary of Terms and Acronyms
  • Resource Guide
  • Appendixes
  • Photo Credits