Historical perspective of urban traffic congestion

John Falcocchio, Herbert S. Levinson

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Abstract

Congestion is not new. It predates the industrial revolution, the motor vehicle, and the modern city. It was common in ancient time, in 17th century London, and in 19th century New York. The produce markets, port areas, and downtowns of yesteryear all were overcrowded and congested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages19-31
Number of pages13
Volume7
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

Publication series

NameSpringer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic
Volume7
ISSN (Print)21948119
ISSN (Electronic)21948127

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Historical perspective
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transportation
  • Urban Studies
  • Strategy and Management

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Falcocchio, J., & Levinson, H. S. (2015). Historical perspective of urban traffic congestion. In Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic (Vol. 7, pp. 19-31). (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic; Vol. 7). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15165-6_3

Historical perspective of urban traffic congestion. / Falcocchio, John; Levinson, Herbert S.

Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic. Vol. 7 Springer International Publishing, 2015. p. 19-31 (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic; Vol. 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Falcocchio, J & Levinson, HS 2015, Historical perspective of urban traffic congestion. in Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic. vol. 7, Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic, vol. 7, Springer International Publishing, pp. 19-31. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15165-6_3
Falcocchio J, Levinson HS. Historical perspective of urban traffic congestion. In Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic. Vol. 7. Springer International Publishing. 2015. p. 19-31. (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15165-6_3
Falcocchio, John ; Levinson, Herbert S. / Historical perspective of urban traffic congestion. Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic. Vol. 7 Springer International Publishing, 2015. pp. 19-31 (Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic).
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