Measuring Transport Equity

Measuring Transport Equity provides a methodology with the potential to shape the transportation decision-making processes, thus allowing for the adoption of more equitable transport solutions. Focusing on numerous applied methodological approaches to transport equity assessment, the book formalizes the disciplinary practice, definitions and methodologies for transport equity. In addition, it recognizes the different types of equity and acknowledges that each requires their own assessment methodologies. Bringing together the most up-to-date perspectives and practical approaches for assessing transportation accessibility, environmental impacts, health and wellbeing, the book sets standards for researchers, policymakers and practitioners for conducting social impact analyses. Written by a collection of top researchers in the transport field Shows how to apply transport equity measurement ideas in the real-world through case study examples Covers emerging transport topics, including the use of the Gini index for measuring inequality Includes learning aids, such as methodology, application, policy relevance and further reading

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  • Author : Karen Lucas
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 0128148187
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Measuring Transport Equity

Measuring Transport Equity
  • Author : Karen Lucas,Karel Martens,Floridea Di Ciommo,Ariane Dupont-Kieffer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKMeasuring Transport Equity

Measuring Transport Equity provides a methodology with the potential to shape the transportation decision-making processes, thus allowing for the adoption of more equitable transport solutions. Focusing on numerous applied methodological approaches to transport equity assessment, the book formalizes the disciplinary practice, definitions and methodologies for transport equity. In addition, it recognizes the different types of equity and acknowledges that each requires their own assessment methodologies. Bringing together the most up-to-date perspectives and practical approaches for assessing transportation accessibility, environmental impacts,

Transport Justice

Transport Justice
  • Author : Karel Martens
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 July 2016
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Transport Justice develops a new paradigm for transportation planning based on principles of justice. Author Karel Martens starts from the observation that for the last fifty years the focus of transportation planning and policy has been on the performance of the transport system and ways to improve it, without much attention being paid to the persons actually using – or failing to use – that transport system. There are far-reaching consequences of this approach, with some enjoying the fruits of the improvements

Accessibility, Equity and Efficiency

Accessibility, Equity and Efficiency
  • Author : Karst T. Geurs,Roberto Patuelli,Tomaz Ponce Dentinho
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 26 February 2016
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Leading researchers from around the world show, in this volume, the importance of accessibility in contemporary issues such as rural depopulation, investments in public services and public transport, and transport infrastructure investments in Europe. The trade-offs between accessibility, economic development and equity are comprehensively examined, and a variety of approaches to measuring accessibility and equality presented. The book’s interdisciplinary contributions also provide different geographical contexts, from the US to various European and developing countries, and cover ex ante and

Equity and Well-Being

Equity and Well-Being
  • Author : Hyun Hwa Son
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 April 2013
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Equity is an abstract concept covering philosophical issues such as fairness and social justice, making its definition and measurement complex. This volume tackles these complexities head-on. The book is enriched with many empirical analyses and provides a comprehensive analysis of equity ranging from concepts and measurements to empirical illustrations and policy implications. After an extensive discussion on equity in the introduction, this volume begins with a chapter on well-being where the concepts of functioning and capability are discussed. This is

Handbook of Sustainable Transport

Handbook of Sustainable Transport
  • Author : Carey Curtis
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 25 December 2020
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Exploring the need for a sustainable transport paradigm, which has been sought after by local and national authorities internationally over the last 30 years, this illuminating and timely Handbook offers insights into how this can be secured more broadly and what it may involve, as well as the challenges that the sustainable transport approach faces. The Handbook offers readers a holistic understanding of the paradigm by drawing on a wide range of research and relevant case studies that showcase where the

A Companion to Transport, Space and Equity

A Companion to Transport, Space and Equity
  • Author : Robin Hickman,Beatriz Mella Lira,Moshe Givoni,Karst Geurs
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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With social inequity in urban spaces becoming an increasing concern in our modern world, The Elgar Companion to Transport, Space and Equity explores the relationships between transport and social equity. Transport systems and infrastructure investment can lead to inequitable travel behaviours, with certain socio-demographic groups using particular parts of the transport system and accessing particular activities and opportunities.

Communities in Action

Communities in Action
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on Community-Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 27 April 2017
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In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in health than others. Those disparities are caused not only by fundamental differences in health status across segments of the population, but also because of inequities in factors that impact health status, so-called determinants of health. Only part of an individual's health status depends on his or her behavior and choice; community-wide problems like poverty, unemployment, poor education, inadequate housing, poor public transportation, interpersonal violence, and decaying neighborhoods also

Transportation and Health

Transportation and Health
  • Author : Mark Nieuwenhuijsen,Haneen Khreis
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 April 2020
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Transportation and Health provides state-of-the-art knowledge on the many linkages between transport and health, the available tools needed to estimate and evaluate the health impacts of transport, future technologies, the developments that can change the direction and magnitude of the health impacts, and the policy and education issues that can result in better practice and knowledge translation. The book provides valuable information on how and why to take health into consideration in transport planning and policy, showing how to estimate

Transportation Decision Making

Transportation Decision Making
  • Author : Kumares C. Sinha,Samuel Labi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 September 2011
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This pioneering text provides a holistic approach to decisionmaking in transportation project development and programming, whichcan help transportation professionals to optimize their investmentchoices. The authors present a proven set of methodologies forevaluating transportation projects that ensures that all costs andimpacts are taken into consideration. The text's logical organization gets readers started with asolid foundation in basic principles and then progressively buildson that foundation. Topics covered include: Developing performance measures for evaluation, estimatingtravel demand, and costing transportation projects Performing an economic

New Methods, Reflections and Application Domains in Transport Appraisal

New Methods, Reflections and Application Domains in Transport Appraisal
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 April 2021
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New Methods, Reflections and Application Domains in Transport Appraisal, Volume 7 in the Advances in Transport Policy and Planning series, assesses both successful and unsuccessful practices and policies from around the world. Chapters in this new release include Evaluating transport equity, Participatory Value Evaluation, Sustainability assessment of transport policies, plans and projects, Deliberative appraisal methods, Appraisal methods of public transport projects, Appraisal of cycling and pedestrian projects, Appraisal of Freight Project, Project appraisal methods: tools for optimizing or for informed political

The Economics of Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities

The Economics of Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 24 May 2022
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"This resource book discusses the economic arguments that could (and could not) be put forth to support the case for investing in the social determinants of health on average and in the reduction in socially determined health inequalities. It provides an overview and introduction into how economists would approach the assessment of the economic motivation to invest in the social determinants of health and socially determined health inequities, including what the major challenges are in this assessment. It illustrates the

Accessibility Analysis and Transport Planning

Accessibility Analysis and Transport Planning
  • Author : Karst T. Geurs,Kevin J. Krizek,Aura Reggiani
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2012
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Accessibility is a concept central to integrated transport and land use planning. The goal of improving accessibility Ð for all modes, for all people Ð has made its way into mainstream transport policy and planning in communities worldwide. This unique book introduces new accessibility approaches to transport planning across Europe and the United States. The expert contributors present advanced interdisciplinary approaches in accessibility research and modelling with best practices in accessibility planning and evaluation, to better support integrated transport and land-use policy-making.

Social Issues in Transport Planning

Social Issues in Transport Planning
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 September 2021
GET THIS BOOKSocial Issues in Transport Planning

Advances in Transport Policy and Planning assesses both successful and unsuccessful practices and policies from around the world on the topic. Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors Presents the latest release in the Advances in Transport Policy and Planning series