Transportation Technologies for Sustainability
Innovative transportation technologies will be a vital component of any future sustainable society. Gathering over 50 authoritative, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Transportation Technologies for Sustainability covers a broad range of transportation-related sustainability research, from vehicle design and technology to mass transit systems. State-of-the-art chapters describe key developments in intelligent vehicle technology, including vision sensors, driver status monitoring, and vehicle motion control, while international experts present the latest research in electric, hybrid, and fuel cell vehicles. Leaders in the mass transit field assess a broad spectrum of alternatives in both small and large urban areas. This valuable collection is an essential reference for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, policymakers, and industry experts.
Provides detailed analysis of mass transit options ranging from bicycles and buses to light and high speed rail Presents cutting-edge developments in intelligent vehicle research for a safe and comfortable ride Assesses the latest electric, hybrid, and fuel cell vehicle technologies Features expert, peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology