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  • The Paths of Inland Commerce A Chronicle of Trail, Road, and Waterwayby Archer Hulbert

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    This work chronicles the miraculous development made in the field of transportation in the United States. Hulbert has elucidated upon the hurdles and opposition that the engineers and revolutionaries faced to bring on the expansion of the transport industry. The work brilliantly covers almost all aspects related to the field in an informative manner. more...

  • The Impacts of Road Pricing on Businessesby A. Mahendra

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 80.00

    Road pricing is the name given to a variety of systems which charge road users a fee to mitigate the social costs of using their vehicles. The charges can be introduced to alleviate the costs of delays caused by congestion, environmental problems and the health costs resulting from pollution and accidents. But although the idea of road pricing has... more...

  • Bike Snob Abroadby BikeSnobNYC

    Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 2.99

    In his new book, BikeSnobNYC reaches the final frontier of cycling: riding with the family. As his choice to take to the road with his toddler son in tow is met with bewilderment and disapproval from onlookers and the occasional motorist, he ponders why it's such a taboo. And what does it really mean to be a bike-friendly country? Seeking answers,... more...

  • Parallel Linesby Ian Marchant

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99

    For 175 years the British have lived with the railway, and for a long while it was a love affair - the grandeur of the Victorian heyday, the glorious age of steam, the romance of Brief Encounter . Then the love affair turned sour - strikes, bad food, delays, disasters... Parallel Lines tells the story of these two railways: the real railway and... more...

  • Where to, Guv?by Danny Roth

    The History Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    Whether living in an urban sprawl, a sunny suburb or rolling countryside, the taxi is a mode of transport that no doubt every resident of the UK will use in their lives. So prevalent is it in British society that the black cab has become one of the most iconic symbols of the country and its capital. Here Danny Roth presents a comprehensive history... more...

  • Advanced Autonomous Vehicle Design for Severe Environmentsby V.V. Vantsevich; M.V. Blundell

    IOS Press 2015; Not Available

    Classical vehicle dynamics, which is the basis for manned ground vehicle design, has exhausted its potential for providing novel design concepts to a large degree. At the same time, unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) dynamics is still in its infancy and is currently being developed using general analytical dynamics principles with very little input from... more...

  • Multimodal Transport Securityby Joseph S. Szyliowicz; Luca Zamparini; Genserik L. L. Reniers; Dawna L. Rhoades

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    The rapid growth of multimodal (intermodal) passenger and freight has created dangerous new security issues. This book addresses these issues with a multidisciplinary perspective. The evolution of policies and the organization of practices in several key countries are also described in depth. By analysing the similarities and differences in these priorities,... more...

  • Scotlandby Peter Waller

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.99

    This is the first of a new series of books that will cover the history of tramway operation in the British Isles. Focusing on Scotland, this book provides an overview of the history of tramways north of the border from the 1940s, when the first horse-drawn service linking Inchture village to Inchture station opened, through to the closure of the... more...

  • Hook and Eyeby Don L. Hofsommer

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    Analyzing the origins, growth, and eventual dismantling of the Iowa Central Railway, Don L. Hofsommer examines how this “plain vanilla” railway was an example of the life cycle of the American railroad industry. Drawing the story from station records, ann more...

  • Birdmen, Batmen, and Skyflyersby Michael Abrams

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 13.95

    The Wright Brothers were wimps. Or so you might think after reading this account of their unsung but even more daring rivals?the men and women who strapped wings to their backs and took to the sky. If only for a few seconds. People have been dying to fly, quite literally, since the dawn of history. They?ve made wings of feather and bone, leather... more...