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Bibliography of ALLIANCE Sustainable Transport Interchanges Program – STIP

  1. European policy on intermodal transportation
    • Adamos, G., Tsami, M. & Nathanail, E., 2015. “Urban interchanges: Moving towards a seamless transportation solution”. 5th International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE) and SECOTOX Conference. Mykonos Island, Greece, June 14-18, 2015.
    • Adamos, G. & Nathanail, E., 2013. “Recommendations on the development and implementation of a coherent decision making process in the short-long transport interconnection”. 13th World Conference on Transport Research, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 15-18, 2013.
    • Adamos, G., Nathanail, E. & Zacharaki, E., 2012. “Developing a Decision-Making Framework for collaborative practices in long-short distance transport interconnection”. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 48, 2012, Pages 2849-2859.
    • CLOSER, 2011. CLOSER Deliverable D4.1. Analysis of the decision-making framework. CLOSER Project.
    • CLOSER, 2012. CLOSER Deliverable D4.2. Policy Advisory Group recommendations. CLOSER Project.
    • European Commission, 2001. White Paper “European transport policy for 2010: Time to decide (CEC, 2001).
    • European Commission, 2004. Towards passenger intermodality in the European Union. Brussels.
    • European Commission, 2006. Keep Europe Moving. Sustainable mobility for our continent. Mid-term review of the European Commission’s 2001 transport White Paper. ISBN 92-79-02312-8. Luxemburg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2006.
    • European Commission, 2007. “GREEN PAPER – Towards a new culture for urban mobility”, Brussels, 25.9.2007 COM (2007) 551 final.
    • European Commission, 2009. A sustainable future for transport — Towards an integrated, technology-led and user-friendly system Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union 2009 — 26 pp. — 21 x 29.7 cm ISBN 978-92-79-13114-1.
    • European Commission, 2011. Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area –Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system. White Paper of the European Commission. COM (2011) 144 final.
    • Eurostat (population and social conditions), Statistics in Focus No 72/2008; and European Commission, ‘Demography report 2008: Meeting social needs in an ageing society’. SEC(2008) 2911.
    • Nathanail E. & Adamos, G. 2013. “Planning and financing schemes linked to the decision-making for the interconnection of long-short distance transport”. Transport and Telecommunication. Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 20–28, ISSN (Online) 1407-6179, ISSN (Print) 1407-6160, DOI: 10.2478/ttj-2013-000, February 2013.
    • United Nations Population Division (2009), ‘World population prospects — The 2008 revision’.
  2. Business models for intermodal transport interchanges
    • Brinkmann, B. (2005): Seehäfen, Planung und Entwurf, Springer, Berlin.
    • Fielt, E. (2011): Business Model Definition. Business Service Management, Smart Services CRC Pty Ltd., Vol. 3.
    • Gleissner, H., Femerling, J. C. (2013): Logistics : Basics – Exercises – Case Studies, Springer, Cham.
    • Osterwalder, A., Pigneur, Y. (2010): Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers, Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ.
    • Pfohl, H.C. (2010): Logistiksysteme, Betriebswirtschaftliche Grundlagen, Springer, Cham.
    • Rodrigue, J.-P., Slack, B., Comtois, C. (2013): Transportation Modes, Modal Competition and Modal Shift, In: The Geography of Transport Systems, 3rd ed., New York: Routledge.
    • Trapp, M. (2014): Realizing Business Model Innovation – A Strategic Approach for Business Unit Managers, Springer Fachmedien, Wiesbaden.
  3. Sustainable development and transportation planning
    • Banister D. (2002). Transport Planning (Transport, Development and Sustainability Series). Second edition. Routledge.
    • Beckx C, Arentze T, Int Panis L, Janssens D, Vankerkom J, Wets G (2009). “An integrated activity-based modelling framework to assess vehicle emissions: approach and application”. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design. 36 (6): 1086–1102. doi:10.1068/b35044.
    • Cascetta (2009). Transportation System Analysis: models and applications. 2nd edition. Springer.
    • Denos C. Gazis, (2002). Traffic Theory, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    • Hensher D.A., Button K.J., Handbook of Transport Modelling, Pergamon, 2000.
    • Lincoln MPO, Travel demand model, (2006). Loma and associates.
    • Meyer M. and E.Miller (2000). Urban Transportation Planning 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill Series in Transportation.
    • Model validation, Final report revised for TransCAD 4.8, (2008). Alliance Transportation Group, Inc. CARTS TRAVEL DEMAND MODEL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (PHASE II) (S) METROPOLITAN. LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS
    • Moshe E. Ben-Akiva, Steven R. Lerman (1985). Discrete Choice Analysis: Theory and Application to Travel Demand, The MIT Press.
    • Oppenheim, N. Urban Travel Demand Modeling, From Individual Choices to General Equilibrium, J. Wiley & Sons, 1995.
    • Ortuzar, J. D. and L. G. Willumsen, Modelling Transport, (2011). J. Wiley & Sons.
    • Richardson, E. Ampt, and A. Meyburg (1995). Survey Methods for Transport Planning, Eucalyptus Press.
    • Stopher P. and M.Lee-Gosselin, (1997). Understanding travel behaviour in an era of change, Pergamon.
    • Trip generation manual, (2014). 9th edition, Institute of Transportation Engineers ITE.
    • Weidner, T.J., Donnelly, R., Freedman, J., Abraham, J.E., and J.D. Hunt (2007). A Summary of the Oregon TLUMIP Model Microsimulation Modules, presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C.
    • Willumsen, L. (2014). Better Traffic and Revenue Forecasting. Maida Vale Press.
  4. Operation and management of intermodal transport systems
    • Banister, D. & Berechman, Y., 2001. Transport investment and the promotion of economic growth. Journal of Transport Geography, 9(2001) 209-218.
    • City-HUB, 2013. City-HUB Deliverable D2.3. Lessons from descriptive case studies – recommendations for City-HUB model.
    • City-HUB, 2013. City-HUB Deliverable D4.1. Integrated management of efficient urban interchanges.
    • City-HUB, 2015. City-HUB Deliverable D5.2. City-HUB Handbook.
    • European Commission, 2001. White Paper ” European transport policy for 2010: Time to decide (CEC, 2001).
    • European Commission, 2006. Keep Europe Moving. Sustainable mobility for our continent. Mid-term review of the European Commission’s 2001 transport White Paper. ISBN 92-79-02312-8. Luxemburg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2006.
    • European Communities, 2009. Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. Action Plan of Urban Mobility. COM (2009) 490 final.Brussels, Belgium.
    • European Commission, 2011. Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area – Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system. White Paper. COM (2011) 144 final. European Commission. Brussels, Belgium.
    • GUIDE Terzis, G., Last, An. GUIDE – Urban Interchanges – A Good Practice Guide – Final Report prepared for EC DG VII. April, 2000.
    • Grotenhuis, J.W., W.W. Bart and P. Rietveld, 2007. “The desired quality of integrated multimodal travel information in public transport: Customer needs for time and effort
      saving”. Transport Policy, Vol. 14, pp. 27-38.
    • Monzon, A. & Di Ciommo, F. (Editors), 2015. CITY-HUBs: Sustainable and Efficient Interchange Stations. Taylor and Francis Group.
    • PIRATE project, 2001. Final report. Accessed by on 11/03/2013.
  5. Optimization of intermodal transport systems
    • Anjos, M. F. and Vieira V.C.M. (2016). Mathematical optimization approaches for facility layout problems: The state-of-the-art and future research directions, European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 261, Issue 1, 16 August 2017, Pages 1-16.
    • Arnone, M., Mancini, S. and Rosa, A. (2014). Formulating a Mathematical Model for Container Assignment Optimization on an Intermodal Network Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume 111, 5 February 2014, Pages 1063-1072.
    • D. W. Wang, J. W. Wang, R. Y. Zhang and Z. Guo, (2007). Ed. Intelligent Optimization Methods. Higher Education Press, Beijing, 2007.
    • Daskin MS, “Networks and discrete location”, Wiley, New York, NY, 1995.
    • Flötteröd, G. (2017). A search acceleration method for optimization problems with transport simulation constraints, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Volume 98, April 2017, Pages 239-260.
    • Gambardella, L.M., Mastrolilli, M., Rizzoli, A.E. and Zaffalon, M. (2001). An optimization methodology for intermodal terminal management. Journal of intelligent manufacturing 12:521:534.
    • Hao, C. and Yue, Y. (2016). Optimization on Combination of Transport Routes and Modes on Dynamic Programming for a Container Multimodal Transport System, Procedia Engineering, Volume 137, 2016, Pages 382-390.
    • Pedersen, M. B., Madsen, O. B. G., & Nielsen, O. A. (2005). Optimization models and solution methods for intermodal transportation.
    • Sörensen, K. and Vanovermeire, C. (2013). Bi-objective optimization of the intermodal terminal location problem as a policy-support tool Computers in Industry, Volume 64, Issue 2, February 2013, Pages 128-135.
    • Sun, Y., Lang, M., and Wang, D., (2015). Optimization Models and Solution Algorithms for Freight Routing Planning Problem in the Multi-Modal Transportation Networks: A Review of the State-of-the-Art. The Open Civil Engineering Journal, 2015, 9, 714-723.
    • Taha Hamdy (2011). Operations Research: An introduction. Prendice Hall.
    • Yang, K., Yang, L., Gao, Z. (2016). Planning and optimization of intermodal hub-and-spoke network under mixed uncertainty, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Volume 95, November 2016, Pages 248–266.
    • Wang, Q. B. and Z. X. Han (2010). “The optimal routes and modes selection in container multimodal transportation networks,” Int. Conf. Optoelectron. Image Process., vol. 2, pp. 573-576, 2010.
  6. Intelligent services for passenger transportation
    • Austin, J. (2016): Passenger Transport Operations, Transport Demand Management, World Road Association, available online at: (accessed on 28 Sep. 2016).
    • Berg Insight (2013): ITS in Public Transport, Berg Insight, 3rd ed., available online at: (accessed on 7 Oct.2016).
    • BMVI (2014/2015): Verkehr in Zahlen 2014/2015, Ed.: Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur, available online at: (accessed 11 Oct. 2016).
    • Broaddus, A., Litman, T., Menon, G. (2009): Transportation Demand Management, Training Document, Division 44, Water, Energy and Transport, Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP), gtz, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, available online at: (accessed 23 Jan. 2017).
    • Gnap, J., et al. (n.d.): Improving of information for passengers of urban public transport in Košice, University of Zilina, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, Department of Road and Urban Transport, available online at: (accessed on 10 Oct. 2016).
    • Intertraffic (2016): Intertraffic Amsterdam, Smart Mobility, available online at: (accessed 10 Oct. 2016).
    • Kjell, J. et al. (2016): Public Transport in the Era of ITS: Forms of Public Transport, In: Nökel, K., Gentile, G. (Ed.): Modelling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of
      Intelligent Transport Systems, Springer, Cham, pp. 29-83.
    • Litman, T. (2016): Guide to Calculating Mobility Management Benefits, Victoria Transport Policy Institute, 250-360-1560, available online at: (accessed 23 Jan. 2017).
    • Monzón, A. et al. (2016): Public Transport in the Era of ITS: ITS Technologies for Public Transport, In: Nökel, K., Gentile, G. (Ed.): Modelling Public Transport Passenger Flows
      in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems, Springer, Cham, pp. 85-128.
    • Passenger Transport (2013): Thematic Research Summary: Passenger Transport, Ed.: Transport Research and Innovation Portal on behalf of DG MOVE, available online at: (accessed 10 Oct. 2016).
    • Rodrigue, J-P et al. (2017): The Geography of Transport Systems, Hofstra University, Department of Global Studies & Geography, available online at: (accessed 5 Oct. 2016).
    • Siemens (2013): Integrated Mobility Platform; Siemens Infrastructure & Cities – Traffic Solutions, available online at: (accessed on 5 Oct. 2016).
    • Wilson, N. (2009): The Role of Information Technology in Improving Transit Systems, Transportation at MIT, Lecture, available online at: (accessed on 28 Sep. 2016)
  7. Design of passenger transport interchanges
    • Brons, M., Givoni, M., Rietveld, P., 2009. Access to railway stations and its potential in increasing rail use. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 43(2): 136–149.
    • Di Ciommo, F., J. M. Vassallo, J.M. & Oliver, A., 2009. Private funding of intermodal exchange stations in urban areas. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2115(12): 20–26.
    • Edwards, B., 2011. Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchanges. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
    • FDOT, 2007. Quality/Level of Service Handbook, Florida Department of Transportation (
    • Green, C. and Hall, G., 2009. Better Rail Stations, Department for Transport.
    • Grotenhuis, J-W., B. W. Wiegmans and P. Rietveld. 2007. The desired quality of integrated multimodal travel information in public transport: Customer needs for time and effort savings. Transport Policy 14(1): 27–38.
    • GUIDE Terzis, G., Last, An. GUIDE – Urban Interchanges –A Good Practice Guide –Final Report prepared for EC DG VII. April, 2000.
    • Ministry of Transport, NSW, 2008. Guidelines for the Development of Public Transport Interchanges, MoT, NSW.
    • Monzon, A. & Di Ciommo, F. (Editors), 2015. CITY-HUBs: Sustainable and Efficient Interchange Stations. Taylor and Francis Group.
    • Network Rail, 2011. Guide to Station Planning and Design, Issue 1, Network Rail, London.
    • Rail Safety and Standards Board, 2013. Guidance on the implementation of station travel plans. RSSB.
    • Sintropher Project, 2011. Good Practice in Transport Interchanges, Sinotropher Project, UCL.
    • Sputnic, 2009. Guidelines in market organisation—Public transport integration. Sputnic project—Strategies for public transport in cities. pdf.
    • Translink, 2011. Transit Passenger Facility Design Guidelines, Translink, Burnaby.
    • Transport for London, 2009. Interchange Best Practice Guidelines, Transport for London, London.
    • Wefering, F., S. Rupprecht, Buhrmann, S. & Bohler-Baedeker, S., 2013. Guidelines. Developing and implementing a sustainable urban mobility plan. Germany: Rupprecht Consult.
  8. Design of freight transport interchanges
  9. Smart technologies for efficient transport logistics
  10. Decision making methodologies
    • Beria P., Maltese I., Mariotti I. (2012). Multicriteria versus cost benefit analysis: a comparative perspective in the assessment of sustainable mobility. European Transport Research Review, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 137–152.
    • Cascetta E. (2009). Transportation system analysis: models and applications. 2nd edition. Springer.
    • CE Delft Report (2007). Handbook on estimation of external cost in the transport sector. EC DG Tren.
    • COM – The European Commission (2007). Greenbook 2007 – Towards a new culture for urban mobility. Commission of the European Communities, Brussels.
    • Dunn W. N. (2002). Public policy analysis: An introduction, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River.
    • EVA TREN (2008). Improved decision-aid methods and tools to support evaluation of investment for transport and energy networks in Europe. Deliverable 1. Evaluating the state-of-the-art in investment for transport and energy networks.
    • Glenaffric Ltd (2007). Six steps to effective evaluation: A handbook for program and project managers.
    • HEATCO (2005). Developing harmonised European approaches for transport costing and project assessment. Deliverable 1: current practice in project appraisal in Europe.
    • HMT. (2003). Green Book: Appraisal and evaluation in central government. London: HMSO.
    • Litman T. (1999). Evaluating public transit benefits and cost. Victoria, B.C.: Victoria Transport Policy Institute.
    • Sinha, K.C. and Labi, S. (2007). Transportation decision making. Principles of project evaluation and programming. Wiley.
  11. Data collection methods: Travel Surveys
    • Abdel-Aty M., (2003), “Hybrid Distribution and Response Techniques for an Origin-Destination Travel Survey”, ITE Journal, pp. 22-27.
    • Amekudzi, A., Meyer, M., & Ross, C. (2011). Transportation planning for sustainability guidebook. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Federal Highway Administration.
    • Andrés Monzón, Floridea Di Ciommo, Sara Hernández, Eftihia Nathanail, Giannis Adamos, Maria Tsami, Ricardo Poppeliers, Odile Heddebaout, Tuuli Jarvi, Marko Nokkala, Juno Kostiainen, Derek Palmer, Clare Harmer, Katie Millard, Jardar Andersen, Petter Christiansen, Albert Gabor, Adam Pusztai, Almos Virag, Jan Spousta, 2015.
    • CITY-HUBs: Sustainable and Efficient Interchange Stations. Taylor and Francis Group, 2015.
    • Bayart, C., Bonnel, P., & Morency, C. Survey mode integration and data fusion.
    • Bonnel, P. (2009). Transport survey methods. Bingley, UK: Emerald.
    • Cambridge Systematics (1996), “Inc. Travel Survey Manual”, Prepared for the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Washington, D.C., USA.
    • Cascetta E., (1984), “Estimation of trip matrices from traffic counts and survey data: a generalized least squares estimator”, Trasportation research, Vol. B, pp. 289-299, USA.
    • Crevo C., Niedowski R., D. Scott, (1995) “Design and Conduct of a Statewide Household Travel Survey in Vermont”, Transportation Research Record 1477, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington DC, pp 26-30.
    • Hagen L., Zhou H., Pirinccioglu F., (2006), “Development of Revised Methodology for Collecting Origin-Destination Data”, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), USA.
    • Ortuzar J.D., Willumsen L.G., (1990), “Modeling transport”, 4th edition (published 2011), Wiley.
    • Peter Stopher. Collecting, Managing, and Assessing Data Using Sample Surveys. Cambridge University Press, 2012. 246p.
    • Survey Sampling. Theory and Methods, 2nd edition. Arijit Chaudhuri, Horst Stenger. Charman&Hall, 2005.- 380 p.
    • Transport Survey Methods: Best Practice for Decision Making Editor(s): Johanna Zmud, Martin Lee-Gosselin, Marcela Munizaga, Juan Antonio Carrasco, ISBN: 978-1-78-190287-5 eISBN: 978-1-78-190288-2
    • Travel Survey Methods. Quality and Future Directions. Edited by Peter Stopher, Cheryl Stecher. Elsevier, 2006.706 p.
    • Yatskiv, A. Grakovski and E. Yurshevich. An overview of different methods available to observe traffic flows using new technologies. In: Proceedings of the international conference NTTS, 5-7 March 2013, Brussels, Belgium, 2013
  12. Data collection methods: Historical and observed data – Passenger transport
    • Anwar, A., Nagel, T. & Ratti, C., 2014. Traffic Origins: A Simple Visualization Technique to Support Traffic Incident Analysis.. s.l., IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium.
    • Ashbrook, Daniel und T. Starner (2003). Using GPS to learn significant locations and predict movement across multiple users. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 7(5):275–286.
    • Beierle, Christoph und G. Kern-Isberner (2006). Methoden wissensbasierter Systeme – Grundlagen – Algorithmen – Anwendungen. Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft | GWV Fachverlage GmbH, Wiesbaden, 3. Aufl.
    • Brandau, Annegret und J. Tolujevs (2013). Modelling and analysis of logistical state data. Transport and Telecommunication, 2013, Volume 14, No 2, 102–115 Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Lomonosova 1, Riga, LV-1019, Latvia
    • Dong, Guozhu und J. Pei (2007). Sequence Data Mining. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.
    • Düsing, Roland (2006). Knowledge Discovery in Databases – Begri, Forschungsgebiet, Prozess und System. In: Chamoni, Peter und P. Gluchowski, Hrsg.: Analytische Informationssysteme- Business Intelligence-Technologien und -Anwendungen, S. 241–262. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 3.Aufl.
    • Fayyad, Usama M., G. Piatetsky-Shapiro und P. Smyth (1996b). From data mining to knowledge discovery: an overview. In: Fayyad, Usama M., G. Piatetsky-Shapiro, P.Smyth und R. Uthurusamy, Hrsg.: Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Kap. 1, S. 1–34. AAAI Press / The MIT Press, Menlo Park, California.
    • Freitas A.A., Lavington S.H. (2000) Data Mining Tools. In: Mining Very Large Databases with Parallel Processing. The Kluwer International Series on Advances in Database Systems, vol 9. Springer, Boston, MA
    • Gerike, R and Lee-Gosselin M (2015). Workshop Synthesis: Improving Methods to Collect Data on Dynamic In: Behavior and Processes. Transportation Research Procedia. Volume 11, 2015, Pages 32-42
    • McKinsey Global Institute (2011). Big data: The next frontier for innovation,competition, and productivity, McKinsey & Company (Study 2011)
    • OECD/ITF (2015). Big Data and Transport: Understanding and assessing options (Study 2015)
    • Reades, J., Calabrese, F., Sevtsuk, A., & Ratti, C. (2007). Cellular census: Explorations in urban data collection. IEEE Pervasive computing, 6(3).
    • Säuberlich, Frank (2000). KDD und Data Mining als Hilfsmittel zur Entscheidungsunterstützung. Peter Lang GmbH Europäischer Verlag der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt a. M.
    • Tao, S., Corcoran, J., Mateo-Babiano, I., & Rohde, D. (2014). Exploring Bus Rapid Transit passenger travel behaviour using big data. Applied Geography, 53, 90-104.
    • Zaitseva, E., Kvassay, M., Levashenko, V., & Kostolny, J. (2015). Introduction to knowledge discovery in medical databases and use of reliability analysis in data mining. In Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS), 2015 Federated Conference on (pp. 311-320). IEEE.

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