This is a selection of resources on mobility in China available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
NLB print and digital resources
The Future of Mobility: Scenarios for China in 2030
A team of researchers have developed two scenarios to envision the future of mobility in China in 2030. Economic growth, constraints on vehicle ownership and driving, and environmental conditions differentiate the scenarios. By making potential long-term mobility futures more vivid, the team aims to help decision-makers in government and the private sector better anticipate and prepare for change.
Ebook retrieved from ProQuest Ebook Central. (myLibrary ID is required to access this database.)
Discusses China’s emerging role in the aviation industry – its past and its developing future. The author explores the technical facets and political obstacles that China faces as it tries to become an aerospace power.
Retrieved from OverDrive. (myLibrary ID is required to access this ebook.)
Urban transportation innovations worldwide: A handbook of best practices outside the United States
A handbook containing 40 international best practices on how cities all over the world have improved their transportation options. This volume includes articles on Beijing’s high-speed rail system, Hangzhou’s bike-sharing programme as well as Hong Kong’s and other cities’ transit systems that serve mixed-use areas.
All rights reserved, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2015.
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Why cycling matters for electric mobility: Towards diverse, active and sustainable e-Mobilities
The paper proposes the concept of e-velomobility, and explores practices, systems and technologies of electrically assisted cycling – in which velomobility’s pedal power combines with e-mobility’s battery/motor assistance to propel the rider. The concept draws on research and policies centred on e-mobility, velomobility and e-bikes. Also presented are studies in China on e-mobility, velomobility and e-bikes.
Measuring energy efficiency in China’s transport sector
This study comprehensively reviews and compares the energy-efficiency performance of passenger vehicles, light-duty commercial vehicles, commercial road transport, commercial water transport, aviation transport and railway transport, and identifies the opportunities for further energy-efficiency improvements.