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Railroads. Rapid transit systems

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  • British Railwaysby Tanya Jackson

    The History Press 2013; US$ 27.69

    British Rail was a success. It successfully carried millions of commuters to and from their jobs every day; organised its trunk route services to yield a profit under the brand name 'Inter-City'; pioneered world-beating research and technological development through its own research centre and engineering subsidiary. It transformed the railway system... more...

  • Human Transitby Jarrett Walker

    Springer 2012; US$ 35.00

    Public transit is a powerful tool for addressing a huge range of urban problems, including traffic congestion and economic development as well as climate change. But while many people support transit in the abstract, it's often hard to channel that support into good transit investments. In Human Transit, Jarrett Walker supplies the basic tools,... more...

  • The American Railwayby Thomas Curtis Clark

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    The American Railway is an exciting look at the railroad industry in the 1880?s and how it developed as the business boomed. Discover detailed texts about how railroads were built, the types of railways, the lives of railway workers, the various ways the railway affected political and business economics, as well as the safety precautions of people... 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...

  • Transport Security Manualby J. J. Keller

    J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 2013; US$ 229.00

    J. J. Keller's Transport Security Manual provides best practice and how-to information on security concerns, cargo theft, and terrorist threats. Contains current information on requirements for hazmat employee security awareness training and tools to help you stay compliant. Features several key transportation topics: Border Crossing security measures... more...

  • Better Regulation of Public-Private Partnerships for Transport Infrastructureby OECD Publishing; International Transport Forum

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 63.00

    Many governments seek to attract private finance for infrastructure through public-private partnerships (PPPs) in order to maintain investment at the same time as limiting public spending. Experience with PPPs has, however, been mixed. Some transport PPP projects have delivered major cost savings but many more have exceeded their budgets. PPPs are... more...

  • Harriman vs. Hillby Larry Haeg

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    In 1901, two titans of American railroads set their sights on the Northern Pacific. The subsequent battle was unprecedented in the history of American enterprise, pitting not only James J. Hill against Edward Harriman but also Big Oil against Big Steel and J. P. Morgan against the Rockefellers, with a supporting cast of enough wealthy investors to... more...

  • Transportwirtschaftby Gerd Aberle

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2009; US$ 837.00

    Das Lehrbuch verdeutlicht das umfassende Spektrum von Verkehrswirtschaft, Verkehrspolitik und Logistik. Der Transport- und Logistiksektor zeichnet sich durch eine starke dynamische Entwicklung aus. Dies führt auch dazu, dass ein auf dieses Fachgebiet bezogenes Lehrbuch in regelmäßigen Abständen eine Überarbeitung erfahren muss. Die hiermit vorgelegte... more...

  • History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroadby Maury Klein

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 45.00

    After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood of 1937, the L&N Railroad remained one of the country's... more...