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Author Garrison, William L., 1924-
Title Tomorrow's transportation : changing cities, economies, and lives / William L. Garrison, Jerry D. Ward.
Imprint Boston : Artech House, [2000]
©2000

Series Artech House ITS library
Artech House ITS library.
Subject Transportation -- Forecasting.
Technological innovations.
Alt Name Ward, Jerry D.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 316 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1580532071 (electronic bk.)
9781580532075 (electronic bk.)
1596931221
9781596931220
1580530966 (alk. paper)
9781580530965 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 45731632
Additional Format Print version: Garrison, William L. Tomorrow's transportation. Boston : Artech House, ©2000 1580530966 (DLC) 99058763 (OCoLC)43083192