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Transport Developments and Innovations in an Evolving World

  • Michel Beuthe
  • Veli Himanen
  • Aura Reggiani
  • Luca Zamparini


  • Transport innovations and developments in the information age, travel behaviour and policy measures, innovations in freight transport and options in future transport policies

  • Knowledge on the evolution of transport innovations in the current information age

  • Special knowledge on some freight transport innovations

  • Understanding of transport policy measures and future policy options


Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Michel Beuthe, Veli Himanen, Aura Reggiani, Luca Zamparini
      Pages 1-7
  3. Technological Developments in Transport

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Eran Feitelson, Ilan Salomon
      Pages 11-26
    3. Hans van Ham, Bart Kuipers
      Pages 47-68
    4. Marina van Geenhuizen, Peter Nijkamp
      Pages 69-83
  4. New Forms of Travel Behaviour

  5. Freight Transport Innovations

  6. Scenario Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Alain L’Hostis, Philippe Menerault, Christophe Decoupigny
      Pages 293-312

About this book


Advances in Spatial Science

This series of books is dedicated to reporting on recent advances in spatial science. It contains scientific studies focusing on spatial phenomena, utilising theoretical frameworks, analytical methods, and empirical procedures specifically designed for spatial analysis. The series brings together innovative spatial research utilising concepts, perspectives, and methods with a relevance to both basic science and policy making. The aim is to present advances in spatial science to an informed readership in universities, research organisations, and policy-making institutions throughout the world.


The type of material considered for publication in the series includes:


- Monographs of theoretical and applied research in spatial science;

- State-of-the-art volumes in areas of basic research;

- Reports of innovative theories and methods in spatial science;

- Tightly edited reports form specially organised research seminars.


Manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with the guidelines for authors and editors that may be obtained from Springer-Verlag. Manuscripts considered for the series will be reviewed by independent experts to ensure their originality, scientific level, and international policy relevance.


Freight Transport Scenarios Transport Developments Transport Innovations Travel Behaviour development innovation logistics mobility political economy public policy transport transport policy transportation

Editors and affiliations

  • Michel Beuthe
    • 1
  • Veli Himanen
    • 2
  • Aura Reggiani
    • 3
  • Luca Zamparini
    • 4
  1. 1.Groupe Transport et Mobilité (GTM)Facultés Universitaires Catholiques de Mons (FUCAM)MonsBelgium
  2. 2.JP-Transplan LtdVantaaFinland
  3. 3.Department of Economics, Faculty of StatisticsUniversity of BolognaBologna(BO)Italy
  4. 4.Department of LawUniversity of LecceLecce(LE)Italy

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