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Table of Contents Chapter 1 ¿ Transportation and Geography CONCEPTS: 1. What is Transport Geography? 2. Transportation and Space; 3. The Geography of Transportation Networks METHODS: 1. Definition and Properties of Graph Theory; 2. Measures and Indices of Graph Theory; 3. Geographic Information Systems for Transportation (GIS-T) CASE STUDY: Teaching Transport Geography Chapter 2 ¿ Transportation and the Spatial Structure CONCEPTS: 1. Historical Evolution of Transportation; 2. Transport and Spatial Organization; 3. Transport and Location; 4. Future Transportation METHODS: 1. The Notion of Accessibility; 2. Network Data Models CASE STUDY: UPS and the Management of Distribution Networks Chapter 3 ¿ Transportation and the Economy CONCEPTS: 1. Transport and Economic Development; 2. Transportation and Commercial Geography; 3. Transport Costs; 4. Transport Supply and Demand METHODS: 1. The Transportation Problem (Linear programming); 2. Market Area Analysis CASE STUDY: The Financing of Transportation Infrastructure Chapter 4 ¿ Transportation Modes CONCEPTS: 1. A Diversity of Modes; 2. Intermodal Transportation; 3. Passengers or Freight? METHODS: 1. Technical Performance Indicators; 2. Symbolization of Transport Features in a GIS CASE STUDY: Maersk Shipping Line Chapter 5 ¿ Transportation Terminals CONCEPTS: 1. The Function of Transport Terminals; 2. Terminals and Location; 3. Ports and Rail Terminals; 4. Airports METHODS: 1. Gini Coefficient; 2. Delphi Forecasting CASE STUDY: Chicago and Intermodal Rail Terminals Chapter 6 ¿ International Trade and Freight Distribution CONCEPTS: 1. Transportation, Globalization and International Trade; 2. Commodity Chains and Freight Transportation; 3. Logistics METHODS: 1. Spatial Interactions; 2. The Gravity Model CASE STUDY: Commodity Chain Analysis Chapter 7 ¿ Urban Transportation CONCEPTS: 1. Transportation and Urban Form; 2. Urban Land Use and Transportation; 3. Urban Mobility; 4. Urban Transport Problems METHODS: 1. Traffic Counts and Traffic Surveys; 2. Transportation / Land Use Modeling CASE STUDY: City Logistics Chapter 8 ¿ Transport, Energy and Environment CONCEPTS: 1. Transport and Energy; 2. The Environmental Impacts of Transportation; 3. Transport and Sustainability METHODS: 1. Transport Environmental Management CASE STUDY: Environmental Practices in Sweden Maritime Transport Chapter 9 ¿ Transport Planning and Policy CONCEPTS: 1. The Nature of Transport Policy; 2. The Policy Process; 3. Transport Planning; 4. Transport Safety and Security METHODS: 1. Cost-Benefit Analysis CASE STUDY: Security, Transport and Health Planning: The Challenge of Pandemics Conclusion: Issues and Challenges in Transport Geography Glossary and Index
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