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U.S. Freight Rail Economics and Policy: Are We on the Right Track?

U.S. Freight Rail Economics and Policy: Are We on the Right Track?

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jeffrey T. Macher, John W. Mayo
May 03, 2019

The passage of the Staggers Rail Act in 1980 led brought a renaissance to the freight rail industry. In the decade following, economists documented the effects of the Act on a variety of important economic metrics including prices, costs, and productivity. Over the preceding years, and with the...

Maritime Networks: Spatial structures and time dynamics

Maritime Networks: Spatial structures and time dynamics

1st Edition

César Ducruet
April 27, 2018

Maritime transport is one of the most ancient supports to human interactions across history and it still supports more than 90% of world trade volumes today. The changing connectivity of maritime networks is of crucial importance to port, transport, and economic development and planning. The way...

Maritime Mobilities

Maritime Mobilities

1st Edition

Jason Monios, Gordon Wilmsmeier
December 05, 2017

The central concerns of mobilities research – exploring the broader context and human aspects of movement - are fundamental to an understanding of the maritime freight transport sector. Challenges to the environment, attempts at more sustainable practices, changes in the geoeconomic system,...

Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling: Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data

Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling: Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data

1st Edition

César Ducruet
November 10, 2017

Shipping flows – maritime ‘footprints’ – remain underexplored in the existing literature despite the crucial importance of freight transport for global trade and economic development. Additionally, decision-makers lack a comprehensive view on how shipping flows can be measured, analyzed, and mapped...

The Airline Profit Cycle: A System Analysis of Airline Industry Dynamics

The Airline Profit Cycle: A System Analysis of Airline Industry Dynamics

1st Edition

Eva-Maria Cronrath
June 30, 2017

The air transport industry has high economic impact; it supports more than 60 million jobs worldwide. Since the early years of commercial air travel, passenger numbers have grown tremendously. However, for decades airlines’ financial results have been swinging between profits and losses. The...

Evaluating High-Speed Rail: Interdisciplinary perspectives

Evaluating High-Speed Rail: Interdisciplinary perspectives

1st Edition

Daniel Albalate, Germà Bel
August 19, 2016

High-speed Rail (HSR) is a technological transportation advance that has raised the interest of policy makers and researchers worldwide. The study of High-speed Rail is a recent phenomenon but has received increasing attention due to the extension of this mode of transportation around the globe....

Inland Waterway Transport: Challenges and prospects

Inland Waterway Transport: Challenges and prospects

1st Edition

Bart Wiegmans, Rob Konings
July 12, 2016

Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system today, although a closer look into the inland waterway transport system rebuts this...

Climate Change and Adaptation Planning for Ports

Climate Change and Adaptation Planning for Ports

1st Edition

Adolf K. Y. Ng, Austin Becker, Stephen Cahoon, Shu-Ling Chen, Paul Earl, Zaili Yang
August 20, 2015

As key links in transportation and supply chains, the effect of climate change on seaports has broad implications for the development prospects of the global economy. However, the picture is very uncertain because the impacts of climate change will be felt very differently around the world, both...

Public Private Partnerships in Transport: Trends and Theory

Public Private Partnerships in Transport: Trends and Theory

1st Edition

Athena Roumboutsos
July 28, 2015

Over the last thirty years Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have been used to deliver transport capital projects and services. PPPs are complex arrangements that require a multi-disciplinary approach in order to assure their success, though research on the subject has been fragmented. This book...

The Management of Maritime Regulations

The Management of Maritime Regulations

1st Edition

Hristos Karahalios
June 22, 2015

Ship management is a worldwide activity. Modern ships are sophisticated designed structures equipped with several automatic devices. It is estimated that 90 per cent of commodities transported worldwide are carried by ships. Therefore there is great interest from many private and public...

Maritime Logistics Value in Knowledge Management

Maritime Logistics Value in Knowledge Management

1st Edition

Eon-Seong Lee, Dong-Wook Song
June 22, 2014

Knowledge management has been widely applied to various industries as a good strategy to help improve firms’ performance. As globalisation accelerates and international trade increases more and more, maritime transport operations have become one of the vitalest industries to receive large attention...

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