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  • I Tried to Run a Railwayby Gerard Fiennes

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 14.57

    World-renowned railwayman Gerry Fiennes shares his first-hand experiences of the inner workings of the British rail network through its most significant developments during the twentieth century. more...

  • Brezhnev's Follyby Christopher J. Ward

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    Heralded by Soviet propaganda as the ?Path to the Future,? the Baikal-Amur Mainline Railway (BAM) represented the hopes and dreams of Brezhnev and the Communist Party elite of the late Soviet era. Begun in 1974, and spanning approximately 2,000 miles after twenty-nine years of halting construction, the BAM project was intended to showcase the national... more...

  • Rails Across Canadaby David Cable

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.99

    The railways of Canada, like the network in the U.S.A, have a fascination to many people, both in North America and those who live elsewhere. more...

  • The Transportation Revolution, 1815-60by George R. Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Part of a series of detailed reference manuals on American economic history, this volume traces the development and rapid growth of transportation across the USA in the mid-1800s. more...

  • Why Does Policy Change?by Dr Geoffrey Dudley; Geoffrey Dudley; Jeremy Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The tension between policy stability and change is a key political phenomenon, but its dynamics have been little understood. Why Does Policy Change? examines and explains the dynamics of major policy change by looking at case studies from British Transport policy since 1945. The significant contrasts between road and rail policies in this period... more...

  • Urban and Regional Transportation Modelingby D.-H. Lee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Honoring David Boyce for his legendary contributions to the fields of transportation modeling and regional science, the chapters in this festschrift highlight and analyze state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice methodologies and theories in transportation modeling, regional and urban planning. Authors from academia and industry, all experts in planning,... more...

  • Insurance Statistics Yearbook 1994-2001by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 184.00

    The insurance industry is a key component of the economy by virtue of the amount of premiums it collects, the scale of its investment and, more fundamentally, the essential social and economic role it plays in covering personal and business risks. This annual publication provides major official insurance statistics for all OECD countries as well... more...

  • Delivering the Goodsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 54.00

    Although delivery of goods is vitally important for residents and industries in urban areas, the presence and operations of goods transport vehicles in urban areas are often regarded more as a nuisance than an essential service. Relatively little has been done by governments to facilitate the essential flows of goods in urban areas and to reduce the... more...

  • Reforming Transport Taxesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 67.00

    This report examines the economic principles for efficient systems of taxation and provides a framework for international comparisons of transport taxes and charges. It investigates the price and tax changes likely to result from the reform of transport charges to maximise efficiency, and their impact on motorists, hauliers and users of other transport... more...

  • Trends in the Transport Sectorby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00

    How have the passenger and freight transport sectors evolved since 1970? How is road safety faring? This publication presents the most up-to-date statistics on transport markets in Europe, together with charts highlighting the major trends. Published earlier than comparable studies, this report provides the reader with first-hand figures on key transport... more...