By Randolph W. Hall (auth.), Randolph W. Hall (eds.)
Over the prior thirty-five years, an enormous physique of either theoretical and empirical learn has been demonstrated at the `science of transportation'. The Handbook of Transportation Science has amassed and synthesized this examine right into a systematic therapy of this box overlaying its basic options, tools, and ideas. the aim of this instruction manual is to outline transportation as a systematic self-discipline that transcends transportation know-how and strategies. no matter if through motor vehicle, truck, aircraft - or by way of a style of transportation that has now not but been conceived - transportation obeys basic homes. The technology of transportation defines those homes, and demonstrates how our wisdom of 1 mode of transportation can be utilized to provide an explanation for the habit of one other.
Transportation scientists are inspired by way of the will to provide an explanation for spatial interactions that lead to flow of individuals or gadgets from position to put. Its methodologies draw from physics, operations study, likelihood and keep watch over thought. it's essentially a quantitative self-discipline, counting on mathematical versions and optimization algorithms to give an explanation for the phenomena of transportation. The fourteen chapters within the instruction manual are written through the top researchers in transportation technological know-how for you to outline and categorize for the 1st time the clinical nature and cutting-edge of the sphere. As such, it truly is directed to the wider learn neighborhood, transportation practitioners, and destiny transportation scientists.
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This need is particularly acute today as emphasis shifts from evaluating long-term investment-based capital improvement strategies to understanding travel behavior responses to shorter-term congestion management policies such as alternate work schedules, telecommuting, and congestion-pricing. The result has been an increasing realization in the field that the traditional statisticallyoriented trip-based modeling approach to travel demand analysis needs to be replaced by a more behaviorally-oriented activity-based modeling approach.
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