In this classic text and professional resource, leading geographers and urban planners present the foundational concepts
and methodological tools that readers need to understand and engage with today's pressing policy issues. Covered are
such key topics as passenger and freight dynamics in the American metropolis; the urban transportation planning process,
including the use of GIS; and questions related to public transit, land use, energy, equity, environmental impacts, and
more. The book features more than 100 maps, charts, and photographs.