Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Urban Transport Systems

Edited by Hamid Yaghoubi

Iran Maglev Technology (IMT)

This book contains a collection of latest research developments on the urban transportation systems. It describes rail transit systems, subways, bus rapid transit (BRT) systems, taxicabs, automobiles, etc. This book also studies the technical parameters and provides a comprehensive overview of the significant characteristics for urban transportation systems, including energy management systems, wireless communication systems, operations and maintenance systems, transport serviceability, environmental problems and solutions, simulation, modelling, analysis, design, safety and risk, standards, traffic congestion, ride quality, air quality, noise and vibration, financial and economic aspects, pricing strategies, etc. This professional book as a credible source can be very applicable and useful for all professors, researchers, students, experienced technical professionals, practitioners and others interested in urban transportation systems.

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Urban Transport SystemsEdited by Hamid Yaghoubi

Published: January 18th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/62814

ISBN: 978-953-51-2874-8

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2873-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6692-4

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

18478 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

19 Web of Science Citations

33 Dimensions Citations


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1. Track Gauge Degradation Modelling on Small Urban Rail Networks: Zagreb Tram System Case Study

By Maja Ahac and Stjepan Lakušić


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2. Design of Energy Management System of a PEMFC–Battery– Supercapacitor Hybrid Tramway

By Qi Li and Weirong Chen


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3. Wireless Communication Systems for Urban Transport

By Juan Moreno García-Loygorri, José Manuel Riera and Carlos Rodríguez


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4. Airborne and Ground-Borne Noise and Vibration from Urban Rail Transit Systems

By Konstantinos Vogiatzis and Georges Kouroussis


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5. Characterisation of Airborne Particulate Matter in Different European Subway Systems

By Vânia Martins, María Cruz Minguillón, Teresa Moreno, Luís Mendes, Konstantinos Eleftheriadis, Célia A. Alves, Eladio de Miguel and Xavier Querol


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6. The Effects of Urban Public Transit Investment on Traffic Congestion and Air Quality

By Justin Beaudoin and C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell


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7. Bus Rapid Transit Systems Road Safety: A Case Study of Mexico City

By Jaime Santos-Reyes, Vladimir Ávalos-Bravo and Diego Padilla-Pérez


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8. Procedure for the Award of Contracts and Contracting in Public Passenger Transport

By Miloš Poliak


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9. Financial Aspects of Urban Transport

By Mihaela Grubišić Šeba


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10. The Rise of Ride Sharing in Urban Transport: Threat or Opportunity?

By Tamer Çetin


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11. Traffic Congestion Pricing: Methodologies and Equity Implications

By Ammar AbuLibdeh


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