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Case Studies on Transport Policy

Transport policy is a multidisciplinary field where engineering, economics, sociology and law must come together in well-articulated
and effective solutions. Despite being a field of effective intervention, most scientific publications address transport policy with
a theoretical and often abstract approach, making its understanding difficult for non-senior academics and even more opaque for
practitioners. While the merits of case study methods both for undergraduate and graduate teaching are recognised, academics
struggle to find empirical material that provides objective and operational illustration of the theories and approaches lectured. This
is a major barrier not only in the teaching context but also for practitioners.

Case Studies on Transport Policy covers this gap by providing a repository of relevant material to support teaching and
transferability of experiences. Observation of field experience highlighting the details and drawbacks of implementation is invaluable
to show how Transport Policy can be applied in the operational field, maintaining consistency with strategic options. Teaching
with case studies introduces students to challenges they may face in the real world, and provides a very rich learning method for
executive training at every institutional level. For practitioners, and specially governments, case studies are a powerful tool to show
the potential benefits from policy measures and packages.

Case Studies on Transport Policy and its sister journal Transport Policy provide a valuable reference for the specialised study of
transport policy offering in-depth theoretical analysis and detailed case study description and analysis, and in this way providing
very complete material for decision makers planners and practitioners to undertake transferability of experiences.

R. Macário
Universidade de Lisboa (Lisbon), Lisbon, Portugal
University of Antwerp, Belgium

M. Attard
University of Malta, Msida, Malta
D. Olaru
The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
Z. Tian
University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA


J.C.M. Abogadir, Pontificia University Catholic of Chile, Santiago, A. May, Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds,
Chile Leeds LS2 9JT Nicholas Paine, UK
P. Aditjandra, Newcastle University, United Kingdom H. Meersman, University of Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
R. Behrens, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa A. Musso, “Sapienza” Università di Rome, Rome, Italy
M. Ben-Akiva, Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT), J. Nelson, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA A. Nikitas, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield,
A. Bonnafous, Laboratory of Transport Economics, University of United Kingdom
Lyon, Lyon, France D. Olaru, University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
M. Browne, University of Westminster, London, UK E. Quinet, Paris School of Economics, Bd Jourdan, Paris
L.R. Campanella, Pontificia University Catholic of Chile, Santiago, W. Rothengatter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT),
Chile Karlsruhe I, Germany
B. Caulfield, The University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland S. Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Y. Crozet, Laboratory of Transport Economics, University of Lyon, B. Smith, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Lyon, France R. Steiner, College of Design, Construction and Planning (UF),
L. Dablanc, IFSTTAR, Université Paris-Est, Noisy-le-Grand, France Gainesville, FL 32601, United States
E. Deakin, Berkeley University, Berkeley, CA, USA A. Talvitie, World Bank, Espoo, Finland
G.H. de Almeida Correia, TUDELFT, Delft, Netherlands L. Tavassy, Delft University of Technology / TNO, Jaffalaan 5,
V.D.M.L.M. dos Reis, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, 2628 BX Delft, The Netherlands
Lisbon, Portugal Z. Tian, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, USA
O.A. Elrahman (Sam), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Albany, New York D. Tsambolas, National Technical University of Athens
R.O. Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de (NTUA), Zografou-Athens, Greece
Janeiro, Brazil F. Ulenguin, Dogus University, Istanbul 34722, Turkey
G. Giuliano, University South California, Los Angeles, California,USA J. Holguin-Veras, Transportation, and the Environment, Rensselaer
P. Hai Xiao, Tongji University, Shanghai, China Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA
Y. Hayashi, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan E. Van de Voorde, University of Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
D. Hensher, Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, The University G. Yang, University of Wyoming, Wyoming, USA
of Sydney Business School, Camperdown, Australia A. Zhang, British Columbia University, Vancouver, British Columbia
F. Loureiro, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Brasil V6T IZ2, Canada