By Isabella M. Lami
Eurocorridors are characterised through in depth delivery flows and dynamic styles of firm and family destinations. also they are thought of the backbones of robust spatial and fiscal forces within the parts that attach city areas. one of many major problems within the spatial making plans of eurocorridors has been the necessity to have interaction in several forms of collective motion. Such an strategy will be super hard in perform, worthwhile to researchers within the box and to execs besides.
In the sunshine of this, the book’s major pursuits are:
- To outline the matter by way of interpreting the foremost positive aspects, which come with freight and passenger shipping regulations and matters; the territorial context, with its geographical, social, monetary and cultural points; the plurality of matters with various goals and assets and the shortcoming of homogeneous info.
- to demonstrate overview types and evaluate frameworks (MCDA; Discrete selection research; Collaborative exams; Geovisualization applied sciences) in theoretical phrases and by means of case studies.
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However, as a consequence of the 12 M. Arnone et al. economic crisis and of the ever increasing oil prices, the price elasticity of demand with respect to fuel costs has increased, meaning that transport sensitivity to energy costs is higher than before and this resulted above all in road traffic reduction. 5. Technologies: technology developments at different levels are influencing mobility patterns. New developing fuel efficient engines will allow to improve many means of transport (cars, buses, airplanes) and to reduce trip costs thus enhancing the use of alternative modes and increasing travelling distances.
As part of city logistics). They can also affect cost by implementing taxes, tolls and subsidies. Note however that several logistics costs components have already been increasing considerably in recent years, due to fuel price increases, driver shortages and as a response to environmental concerns. In some segments of the freight transport market such as low value goods and long distance shipments, the modal split is rather responsive to time and cost changes by mode. Cost increases might also lead to increases in the efficiency of transport (higher load factors, less empty driving) and be an incentive to choose more nearby suppliers.
TRANSvisions (2009) Report on Transport Scenarios with a 20 and 40 Year Horizon. Project funded by the European Commission—DG TREN, Final Report 17. Van der Waard J, Immers B, Jorritsma P (2012) New Drivers in mobility; what moves the Dutch in 2012 and beyond? Long-run trends in travel demand, OECD Roundtable 18. Weltevreden JWJ, Rotem-Mindali O (2009) Mobility effects of b2c and c2c e-commerce in the Netherlands: a quantitative assessment. J Transp Geogr 17:83–92 2 Freight Transport: Main Issues Gerard de Jong and Eric Kroes Abstract This chapter summarises some of the main issues in the analysis of freight transport.
Analytical Decision-Making Methods for Evaluating Sustainable Transport in European Corridors by Isabella M. Lami