Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Transport: Accessibility, Urban Development and Mobility
(Saúl Antonio Obregón Biosca, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Querétaro, México)
Chapter 2. The Experience of Active Mobility and Its Contributions to Urban Habitability
(Avatar Flores-Gutiérrez, PhD, Guillermo I. López-Domínguez, MD, and Verónica Leyva-Picazo, MD, Graduate and Undergraduate Program of Architecture, Faculty of Engenieering, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (UAQ), Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico)
Chapter 3. Advanced Assessment and Strategic Management of Paved Road Networks: The Case of Costa Rica’s National Road Network
(José D. Rodríguez-Morera and Luis G. Loría-Salazar, PhD, LanammeUCR, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica)
Chapter 4. Airport Pavement Management
(Mauricio Centeno, PhD, Soluciones e Ingeniería en Vías Terrestres S.A. de C.V., Guadalajara, Jalisco, México)
Chapter 5. Effective Assessment and Management of Railway Infrastructure for Competitiveness and Sustainability
(José A. Romero Navarrete, Frank Otremba and Saúl Antonio Obregón Biosca, Queretaro Autonomous University, México, and others)
Chapter 6. Urban Policies for Sustainable Mobility: The Return of the Tram to Barcelona
(Pere Macias, Antonio Gonzalez, Abel Ortego, Elisabet Roca, Robert Vergés, Josep Mercadé, Joan Moreno, Alessandro Scarnato, Ana Moreno, Jesús Arcos, Clement Guibert, Marianna Faver, Ethienne Lhomet and Míriam Villares, Strategic Director, Tram Connexion Project, Barcelona City Council, and others)
Keywords: Transport, Pavements, Railways, Mobility, Management, Territory.
The audience for this book includes students, academicians and transportation practitioners. The book shown a comprehensive framework around the transport infrastructure, offers a valuable and representative point of view about their importance, considering from the assessment aspects, management and especially the challenges in the field, in the most representative transport infrastructures. The material is complemented by a selected overview of advanced case studies and applications.