The book can serve as an ideal reference for urban transportation planning professionals. The incorporation of major legislation (ISTEA, CAAA, etc.) and other developments (GIS, traffic impact analysis, 1000 Friends of Oregon, etc.) that affect transportation planning distinguishes the book among others in the area.*Discusses transportation planning in the decision-making context *Covers a vast range of issues, of which transportation engineering and planning professionals need to be aware of. The technical material is presented well and combined with effective figues and tables *Information is presented in a convenient tabular formMeyer, Michael is the author of 'Urban Transportation Planning A Decision-Oriented Approach', published 2000 under ISBN 9780072423327 and ISBN 0072423323.