The Resource Tomorrow's transportation : changing cities, economies, and lives, William L. Garrison, Jerry D. Ward, (electronic resource)

Tomorrow's transportation : changing cities, economies, and lives, William L. Garrison, Jerry D. Ward, (electronic resource)

Label
Tomorrow's transportation : changing cities, economies, and lives
Title
Tomorrow's transportation
Title remainder
changing cities, economies, and lives
Statement of responsibility
William L. Garrison, Jerry D. Ward
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A broad look at current and emergent developments in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and at how improved transportation systems can have a significant impact on lifestyle. It draws together and reviews the social, economic and environmental issues, and utilizes real-life case studies
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Garrison, William L
Dewey number
388.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE147.5
LC item number
.G37 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ward, Jerry D
Series statement
Artech House ITS library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Transportation
  • Technological innovations
Label
Tomorrow's transportation : changing cities, economies, and lives, William L. Garrison, Jerry D. Ward, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.netLibrary.com.ezproxy.lonestar.edu/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=40364
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
A bit of perspective -- The window on the world for most people is their car window -- And so ... -- The car and traffic -- The car that can drive itself -- But other things have changed very little ... -- Tip of the iceberg -- Hands-off freeway driving -- The driver becomes a passenger -- New, exclusive highways? -- Continuing evolution -- Designing the system: we emulate the human -- The end of driving? -- The nondriver isn't anymore -- The automated car offers more than just automation -- Platooning -- It's not just for moving people -- Brave new world! -- Congestion: the devil we know -- Ultimate gridlock -- Is congestion increasing? -- A paradox? -- A short story about the suburbs -- What congestion is costing us -- Just part of the story -- We can do better -- Congestion: what are we doing about it? -- The broad prescription for congestion relief -- Traffic control and the intelligent transportation system program -- Traffic management systems -- On-the-roll toll collection -- Driver and traveler information systems -- Accident reduction -- Route guidance -- Better public transportation -- Car pooling -- Reversible lanes -- High-occupancy vehicle lanes -- Vehicle automation -- Other favorites -- Where does all this leave us? -- Congestion: a better strategy? -- Freeway traffic flow 101: the nature of the phenomenon -- A freeway game -- So once again--the prescription -- What, then, to do? -- Off the freeway--surface streets -- The waiting line bugaboo -- Road pricing, the economists' favorite
Control code
ocm45731632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 316 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781596931220
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 276730
Label
Tomorrow's transportation : changing cities, economies, and lives, William L. Garrison, Jerry D. Ward, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.netLibrary.com.ezproxy.lonestar.edu/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=40364
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
A bit of perspective -- The window on the world for most people is their car window -- And so ... -- The car and traffic -- The car that can drive itself -- But other things have changed very little ... -- Tip of the iceberg -- Hands-off freeway driving -- The driver becomes a passenger -- New, exclusive highways? -- Continuing evolution -- Designing the system: we emulate the human -- The end of driving? -- The nondriver isn't anymore -- The automated car offers more than just automation -- Platooning -- It's not just for moving people -- Brave new world! -- Congestion: the devil we know -- Ultimate gridlock -- Is congestion increasing? -- A paradox? -- A short story about the suburbs -- What congestion is costing us -- Just part of the story -- We can do better -- Congestion: what are we doing about it? -- The broad prescription for congestion relief -- Traffic control and the intelligent transportation system program -- Traffic management systems -- On-the-roll toll collection -- Driver and traveler information systems -- Accident reduction -- Route guidance -- Better public transportation -- Car pooling -- Reversible lanes -- High-occupancy vehicle lanes -- Vehicle automation -- Other favorites -- Where does all this leave us? -- Congestion: a better strategy? -- Freeway traffic flow 101: the nature of the phenomenon -- A freeway game -- So once again--the prescription -- What, then, to do? -- Off the freeway--surface streets -- The waiting line bugaboo -- Road pricing, the economists' favorite
Control code
ocm45731632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 316 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781596931220
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 276730

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