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  • The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Roadby H. Roger Grant

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was more ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston. The route was intended to link the cotton-producing South and the grain and livestock growers of the Old Northwest with traders and markets in the East, creating economic opportunities... more...

  • The Business of Transportation [2 volumes]by Darren Prokop

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 110.00

    This is a must-have resource for anyone interested in the latest information about the complex field of transportation?and how it is transforming today's business environment. more...

  • A-Z of British Bus Bodiesby James Taylor

    Crowood 2013; US$ 36.46

    A-Z of British Bus Bodies sets out to offer a first port of call for anyone with an interest in those who built bus and coach bodies in Britain and Ireland between 1919 and 1975. From charabanc to service bus, from luxury coach to municipal double-decker, the sheer variety of public service vehicle (PSV) bodies is astonishing. The alphabetical listing... more...

  • City Logisticsby Eiichi Taniguchi; Russell G. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    City Logistics: Mapping The Future examines the key concepts of city logistics along with the associated implementation issues, methodologies, and policy measures. Chronicling the growth of city logistics as a discipline and how planning and policy have improved practice over the last ten years, it details the technologies, policies, and plans that... more...

  • The Redemptive Workby Kim A. Clark

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 29.99

    At the turn of the century, diverse political, economic, and social conditions divided Ecuador. During the construction of the Guayaquil-Quito Railway, the people of Ecuador faced the challenge of working together. The Redemptive Work: Railway and Nation in Ecuador, 1895D1930 examines local, regional, and national perspectives on the building of the... more...

  • Regulating Transport in Europeby M. Finger; T. Holvad

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This book concerns the regulation of transport within a European context, covering air, inland waterways, rail, road passenger and freight, urban public transport, and short sea shipping. All these sectors have experienced substantial changes over the last two decades, in terms of ownership, competition and liberalisation, and the book explores the... more...

  • A Dictionary of Transport Analysisby Kenneth Button; Henry Vega; Peter Nijkamp

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    This concise and clearly focused Dictionary, with contributions by the leading authorities in their fields, brings order and clarity to a topic that can suffer from confusion over terminology and concepts. It provides a bridge between the academic disciplines involved and illustrates the application of transportation policy that crosses a variety of... more...

  • The Transport System and Transport Policyby Bert Van Wee; Jan Anne Annema; David Banister

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Transport impacts on people and businesses in many different ways, and presents some of the key problems that decision-makers need to address. This comprehensive textbook introduces the transport system in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, bringing together the myriad components of transport. This textbook is written for an international readership... more...

  • Sustainability Assessmentby Mohammad Ali

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 39.95

    Sustainability Assessment is a comprehensive compilation of all the known policy factors related to sustainability. This book outlines all of the elements and considerations of community aspects of policy evaluation in an effort to reduce the future consequences on resources and environmental sustainability. The basic assumption behind it is that... more...

  • In Search of the Grand Trunkby Ron Brown

    Dundurn 2011; US$ 11.99

    Discover the legacy and lore of Ontario's railway era by exploring the lost and abandoned rail lines that once were essential to the province's well-being. The over 20,000 kilometres of rail are now largely gone, but the remaining lines still retain vestiges of their former existence through stations, bridges, and scenic vistas. more...