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  • Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environmentby Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil; Essam E. Khalil

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95

    This text provides an integrated view of energy systems and urban planning, supported by extensive data, references, and case studies. Dealing mainly with cities in developing nations, the book looks at various energy sources, and the ways they can be integrated for sustainability, affordability, and overall efficiency. It presents case studies to... more...

  • Mobility and Transportationby Wulf-Holger Arndt

    JOVIS Verlag 2015; Not Available

    While the trend towards the growth of megacities creates huge challenges, it also offers the opportunity for reshaping mobility patterns in cities, promoting energy efficiency and principles of low carbon development. In this volume, an overview is provided of solutions comprising concepts for sustainable transportation through intelligent management,... more...

  • Protecting Transportationby R William Johnstone

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 74.95

    Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies and Programs provides a thorough overview of transportation security in the United States, with a focus on policy. The book coversall major transportation modes and puts the American security system into perspective against other national and international systems. Author R. William Johnstone,... more...

  • Hauptbahnhof Wien. Vienna Main Stationby Roman Bönsch

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 56.00

    Austria's capital receives a new transport hub in 2014: Vienna Central Railroad Station. The book shows the construction of the transit hub in the Transeuropean rail network. This project triggered the transformation of entire urban area and its surroundings. Sigi Herzog`s photographs as well as historical views complement photographs... more...

  • Nipissingby Françoise Noël

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 14.99

    The Lake Nipissing area is best known as a voyageur route between the Ottawa River and Georgian Bay visited by explorers, missionaries, and fur traders. All of these travellers, however, were on a journey elsewhere. This book focuses on the less well-known story of the area's transformation into a tourist destination between 1875 and 1955. more...

  • Airlines and Air Mailby F. Robert van der Linden

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Conventional wisdom credits only entrepreneurs with the vision to create America's commercial airline industry and contends that it was not until Roosevelt's Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 that federal airline regulation began. In Airlines and Air Mail, F. Robert van der Linden persuasively argues that Progressive republican policies of Herbert Hoover... more...

  • The Louisville and Nashville Railroad, 1850-1963by Kincaid A. Herr

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    When the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was founded in 1850, it was the first major railroad in the west, and the only one headquartered in Kentucky. In the twentieth century, the L&N grew into one of the nation's major rail systems, reaching from the Great Lakes to the Ohio River Valley and down to Florida and the Gulf Coast. Kincaid Herr worked... more...

  • New Departuresby Anthony Perl

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    North America faces a transportation crisis. Gas-guzzling SUVs clog the highways and air travelers face delays, cancellations, and uncertainty in the wake of unprecedented terrorist attacks. New Departures closely examines the options for improving intercity passenger trains' capacity to move North Americans where they want to go. While Amtrak... more...

  • Ships That Sail No Moreby Giles T. Brown

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This chronicle of coastal shipping in the western United States forms an important but hitherto neglected part of the history of transportation in America. From the beginning the seaways were a vital link among the developing West Coast settlements, and even after the completion of a north-south rail line sturdy steamers continued to serve as the... more...

  • Broadcasting Freedomby Arch Puddington

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Among America's most unusual and successful weapons during the Cold War were Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. RFE-RL had its origins in a post-war America brimming with confidence and secure in its power. Unlike the Voice of America, which conveyed a distinctly American perspective on global events, RFE-RL served as surrogate home radio services... more...