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By Kenneth Button (editor)

This concise and obviously targeted Dictionary, with contributions through the prime professionals of their fields, brings order and readability to a subject that could be afflicted by confusion over terminology and ideas. It presents a bridge among the tutorial disciplines concerned and illustrates the applying of transportation coverage that crosses a number of administrative divisions. slicing via jargon, the entries be aware of the social technology facets of transportation research, defining a few of the phrases utilized in transportation, and offering necessary details on many of the significant associations and applied sciences affecting this quarter This concise and entire Dictionary can be a useful addition to libraries and study institutes and a worthy source for a person with an curiosity within the research of delivery.

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Curtice, K. Thomson, L. Jarvis and C. Bromley (eds), British Social Attitudes: The 19th Report. London: Sage Publications / National Centre for Social Research. Jones, P. (1991). UK public attitudes to urban traffic problems and possible countermeasures: a poll of the polls. Environment and Planning C 9, 246–56. Dominic Stead automobile history The history of the automobile can be traced back to the age of steam. By the turn of the twentieth century, in the United States at least, there was still an even split in market share between steam, electric and gasoline cars, but it was the gasoline car that eventually won.

Hydrogen also presents storage problems. Existing storage solutions such as compressed hydrogen tanks or metal hydride are quite bulky and hydrogen tends to escape through evaporation over a relatively short period of time. By the late 1990s thinking therefore moved more towards generating hydrogen on board the vehicle from a hydrocarbon fuel such as methanol or even petrol. However as most hydrogen is derived from fossil fuels, it does not solve the problem of over-reliance on scarce oil reserves, unless the hydrogen is derived from water using renewable energy, as is done in Iceland.

UK Air Traffic Control: A Layman’s Guide (3rd edn). Shrewsbury: Airlife Publishing. Janic, M. (2001). Air Transport Systems Analysis and Modeling. London: Taylor & Francis. indd 20 23/11/10 15:43:30 Aircraft and high-speed train substitution 21 aircraft and high-speed train substitution Since the development of the high-speed train (HST) it became apparent that rail services can offer some of the services provided hitherto by aircraft. This is not only due to the speeds at which trains can now travel, but also because train journeys usually start and end in the city centre while airports are usually located on the outskirts of cities, hence rail provides shorter city centre to city centre journey time.

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