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  1. In recent years, the debate concerning the concept of sustainability and sustainable development has received increasing attention with reference to interactions between transport and land-use systems. A multi...

    Authors: Riccardo Rossi, Massimiliano Gastaldi and Gregorio Gecchele
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 5:86
  2. The liberalisation of the Railways imposed by European Directives introduces competition in a sector traditionally organised largely through national monopolies. As a result, the analysis of the competition pa...

    Authors: Aurora Ruiz-Rúa and Roberto Palacín
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 5:84
  3. This study examined the national road safety programs carried out by the ten world’s leading countries in road safety, aiming to identify the most effective interventions that contributed to safety progress in...

    Authors: Victoria Gitelman, Limor Hendel, Roby Carmel and Shlomo Bekhor
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:81
  4. The French carbon tax was introduced as part of the 2010 Draft Finance Act in the form of a Climate and Energy Tax (Contribution Climat-Energie - CCE), and was then withdrawn. Without going into the political ...

    Authors: Pôl-Vincent Harnay and Pétronille Rème
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:79
  5. The paper focuses on the methodology for assessing Sustainable Mobility (SM) at the neighbourhood scale, and pays attention to two different ex-ante evaluation approaches: the Multicriteria Analysis (MCA) and the...

    Authors: Paolo Beria, Ila Maltese and Ilaria Mariotti
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:74
  6. The assessment of policies for sustainable urban mobility features two basic characteristics: incommensurability and strong uncertainty. This is why multiple dimensions of evaluation and a structured room for ...

    Authors: Gerardo Marletto and Francesca Mameli
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:75
  7. Still too many deaths and injuries are a result of road safety limitations within Europe. Road safety measures aimed to change the road environment to reduce the risks on driver errors and to reduce the seriou...

    Authors: Marion Wiethoff, Karel Brookhuis, Dick de Waard, Vincent Marchau, Leonie Walta, Guenter Wenzel, Klaas de Brucker and Cathy Macharis
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:65
  8. Introduction The main differences between the deterministic macroscopic models are to be found in pressure expressions and representation of various phases observed experimentally.

    Authors: Abdelaziz Nakrachi, Said Hayat and Dumitru Popescu
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:70
  9. Trough rational approach adapted to the actual condition and needs of national and regional network; a Road Upgrading Management model has been elaborated providing the optimum upgrading strategy in each case....

    Authors: Grigorios Papageorgiou, Anastasios Mouratidis and Nikolaos Eliou
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:71
  10. In railway systems, there are many different fault states which can occur during operation. For safety reasons, these well known fault states have to be prevented by train monitoring. But fault states may also...

    Authors: Andreas Schöbel and Thomas Maly
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:68
  11. High gasoline prices, global warming, pollution and dependence on foreign sources of oil are four major issues the world is facing today. In a world where energy supply security and environmental protection ar...

    Authors: Noha Sadek
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2012 4:61
  12. The article addresses how a reduction in the number of regional airports in Norway can improve the air transport services currently characterized by expensive fares, high operating costs and leakage of passeng...

    Authors: Terje Andreas Mathisen and Gisle Solvoll
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 4:66
  13. Energy Policy is one of the main drivers of Transport Policy. A number of strategies to reduce current energy consumption trends in the transport sector have been designed over the last decades. They include f...

    Authors: Elena López, Andrés Monzón and Paul C. Pfaffenbichler
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 4:63
  14. In recent years intermodal transport has received an increased attention due to problems of road congestion, environmental concerns and traffic safety. A growing recognition of the external effects of transpor...

    Authors: Cathy Macharis, An Caris, Bart Jourquin and Ethem Pekin
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 3:62
  15. The concept of Level of Service is widely used in road traffic planning as well as in planning for pedestrian traffic and events. Pedestrian Level of Service schemes either are based on density alone or on spe...

    Authors: Tobias Kretz
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 3:60
  16. Sustainable mobility urban policies intend reducing car use and increasing walking, cycling and public transport. However, this transfer from private car to these more sustainable modes is only a real alternat...

    Authors: Andres Monzon, Luis Alfredo Vega and Maria Eugenia Lopez-Lambas
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 3:54
  17. This paper discusses a hybrid energy storage concept and its control strategy for hydro-mechanical DMUs. The hybrid energy storage consists of double layer capacitors and batteries. The new concept aims on red...

    Authors: Holger Dittus, Dirk Hülsebusch and Jörg Ungethüm
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 3:53
  18. Quality is a complex and subjective concept, incorporating at any given time the true (expressed and implied) needs of all those involved. Over the last two decades, safety and security are becoming increasingly ...

    Authors: Constantinos I. Chlomoudis, Petros A. Kostagiolas and Christos D. Lampridis
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 3:43
  19. The purpose of this paper is to present what kind of elements and evaluation methods should be included into a framework for evaluating the achievements and impacts of transport projects supported in EC Framew...

    Authors: Anu Tuominen, Tuuli Järvi, Kirsi Hyytinen, Evangelos Mitsakis, Maria Eugenia Lopez-Lambas, Lissy La Paix, Jan van der Waard, Anne Binsted and Anatolij Sitov
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 3:48
  20. This article describes recent freight consultations in the Paris region (called the Ile de France) and assesses their usefulness to the urban freight policy. The Ile de France is one of 22 French regions, and ...

    Authors: Laetitia Dablanc, Diana Diziain and Hervé Levifve
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2011 3:49
  21. Most school bus related injury events in Sweden take place when the child is outside the bus. In order to enhance their safety, the societal costs of four different measures applied on “bus stops” on high spee...

    Authors: Torbjörn Falkmer, Linda Renner and Anna Anund
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2010 2:42
  22. In response to the rapidly ageing global population, the purpose of this paper is to identify the problems of elderly drivers and their relation to emerging in-vehicle technologies.

    Authors: Amy Weihong Guo, Jenny F. Brake, Simon J. Edwards, Phil T. Blythe and Richard G. Fairchild
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2010 2:37
  23. The safety level of a pedestrian crossing is affected by infrastructure characteristics and vehicular and pedestrian traffic level. This paper presents a methodology that allows assessing the safety level of a...

    Authors: Olga Basile, Luca Persia and Davide Shingo Usami
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2010 2:36
  24. Road crash statistics reveal that school children are frequent victims and the most risky situation is when the child is outside the bus. The aim of this pilot study was to explore possible changes in speed, i...

    Authors: Anna Anund, Tania Dukic, Björn Börsbo and Torbjörn Falkmer
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2010 2:35
  25. The main purpose of the study was to compare the night-time visibility distance of cycle crossings to the night-time visibility distance of bicyclists at the corresponding cycle crossings. This was tested both...

    Authors: Sara Nygårdhs and Carina Fors
    Citation: European Transport Research Review 2010 2:34

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