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Emerging Challenges and Opportunities of High Speed Rail Development on Business and Society (Hardcover)

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With the popularity and prevalence of high-speed rail in countries from Europe to Asia, this volume cites reasons for the United States to jump on the bandwagon: cost-effective, alternative to highway and airline travel; shorter travel time in the context of myriad emerging factors, such as growing population density and impact on transportation infrastructure; congestion on highways and at airports; decreasing fuel tax revenues to find highway trust funds; increase in weather-related disruptions of existing transportation modes; need for more environmental-friendly transportation alternatives. The book’s aims are to provide a forum; present basic and practical research studies; integrate and synthesize interdisciplinary, theoretical, and practice research related to high-speed rail; formulate and present conceptual models for research; serve as a catalyst for policy makers, stakeholders, academicians, business, developers, business and organizational leaders, managers, professionals, and employees in public and private organizations to help formulate and implement plans for high-speed rail as a viable transportation option in the United States. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 289.0
Genre: Technology, Transportation
Sub-Genre: Railroads / General, Public Transportation
Series Title: Advances in Civil and Industrial Engineering
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Igi Global
Language: English
Street Date: May 4, 2016
TCIN: 51380775
UPC: 9781522501022
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-8732

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