Search for dissertations about: "the impact of transportation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 195 swedish dissertations containing the words the impact of transportation.

  1. 1. An infrastructure of freedom : Atlanta, race, and the struggle over public transportation in the capitalist city

    Author : Marcus Mohall; Don Mitchell; David Jansson; Theresa Enright; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public transportation; transit; transit struggles; transportation; planning; mobility; politics of mobility; transportation politics; infrastructure; capitalism; race; USA; US South; Atlanta; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a multiscalar analysis of the production and struggle over the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), the main transit system in metro Atlanta. It examines how the actions and visions of the state, capital, and transportation activists intersect to structure how and to what extent transit systems can be organized to realize their distinctive potential to allow urban residents to meet their basic mobility needs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Foliated Transportation Networks - Evaluating feasibility and potential

    Author : Joakim Kalantari; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; hybrid transportation systems; transportation network modeling; intelligent transportation systems.; transportation planning and control; transportation network simulation; transportation network optimization; Transportation networks; transportation network performance; mixed model transportation; transportation network efficiency;

    Abstract : Neither the critical role that transportation plays for economic activities nor its negative external effects can be denied. At the same time, the resources required to sustain and develop the transportation system to an adequate degree and at the required pace are limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Foliated Transportation Networks - Exploring feasibility and potential

    Author : Joakim Kalantari; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; transportation network modeling; hybrid transportation systems; transportation network optimization; transportation network simulation; transportation planning and control; Transportation networks; mixed model transportation;

    Abstract : In transportation systems in general the issue of overcapacity coupled with low resource utilization has been identified for some time now. It has also been shown that the growth in transportation demand in the past is not absorbed by the existing overcapacity; rather the low levels of resource utilization are maintained. READ MORE

  4. 4. Valuation of goods transportation characteristics : A study of a sparsely populated area

    Author : Kerstin Westin; Einar Holm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Just-In-Time; Goods transportation; Sparsely populated areas; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This study describes how consumers and providers of transportation services in a sparsely populated area valuate different transportation characteristics and estimates how these valuations might affect the total goods flows and the flows on individual Origin-Destination links. It also tests Stated-Preference methods as a tool for valuating transportation characteristics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Time, justice and the future of mobility : Essays in philosophy of transport

    Author : Maria Nordström; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Sven Ove Hansson; Muriel Beser Hugosson; Anders Karlström; Ibo van de Poel; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; transport justice; mobility; accessibility; philosophy of the city; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : This thesis in philosophy consists of an introduction and five papers on three themes related to transport: valuations of time, the metric of transport justice, and future mobility solutions. The first paper analyses the properties of time as an economic resource taking into account literature on behaviour concerning time. READ MORE