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Sustainable Transport Development, Innovation and Technology

Proceedings of the 2016 TranSopot Conference

  • Michał Suchanek
Conference proceedings TranSopot 2016

Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Daniel Kaszubowski, Filip Heleniak
    Pages 57-71
  3. Krzysztof Szałucki, Joanna Fryca-Knop
    Pages 151-163
  4. Małgorzata Jarocka, Joanna Krupska
    Pages 177-183

About these proceedings

Introduction

This proceedings volume presents current research on transport sector development, with particular emphasis on sustainable transport development, innovation and transport enterprise growth and survival. Derived from the 2016 TranSopot Conference held in Sopot, Poland, this book aims to show the possibilities of maximizing the efficiency of transport, while keeping the negative effects at a sustainable level.

Transport is an important field of human activity, both from economic and social points of view. It has been proven that the development of transport contributes to the development of regional, national and international economic relations. Currently, the three most important topics in transportation research are green transport, transport innovations and metropolitan transport. These are the areas in which the contributions presented in this book are focused. Researchers in the field of sustainable transport provide the reader with a comprehensive description of possible activities towards green transport both in the terms of various transport branches and in the supply chain as a whole. This is the framework of the second field of transport research – innovation. The authors present a wide array of a technological, organizational, process and marketing innovation, which allow transport organizers and operators to provide service in a safe, sound and economically favorable way. The analysis of these innovations and the practical implications of their introduction should be a worthwhile experience both for the transport researchers and for the transport business practitioners. Lastly, the book reflects the tendencies of rapid development in urban and metropolitan areas which forces transport policy makers to provide citizens with a comfortable and faster way of commuting that doesn’t result in unacceptable congestion or other negative effects. Different concepts of metropolitan transport management are presented and their effect on the transport systems is also investigated.

Keywords

TranSopot Conference Sustainable Transport Development Transport Innovation Transport Management Transport Technology Transport Economics Green Transport Transport Enterprise Transport Sector Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Michał Suchanek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Economics and Management of Transportation Companies,Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of Gdańsk SopotPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51427-7
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Management
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-51426-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-51427-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2198-7246
  • Series Online ISSN 2198-7254
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