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Description - Urban Transportation Systems by Sigurd Grava

Urban Transportation Systems is a complete guide to the types of transportation available to communities together with the technical tools needed to evaluate each for given circumstances. - Includes technical norms and specifications - Tools include capacity, cost, and land development calculations - Covers sprawl, traffic flow, and accessibility issues - Shows how to analyze alternatives and select the optimal system for a given community - Real-world focus - takes into account consumer transportation behavior and preferences

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071384179
ISBN-10: 0071384170
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 196mm x 48mm)
Pages: 840
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sigurd Grava

SIGURD GRAVA is Vice President and Technical Director of Planning at Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade and Douglas, an international firm specializing in transportation. In this capacity, Mr. Grava has managed projects in 25 countries. He is also Professor of Urban Planning at Columbia University. Mr. Grava has authored many articles on transportation issues. He received his MA in Urban Planning and his Ph.D. in Transportation Planning from Columbia University.