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Mass motorization + mass transit : an American history and policy analysis

Author: David W Jones
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback edView all editions and formats
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A brilliant analysis of the troubled history and uncertain future of mass transit

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Jones
ISBN: 9780253221711 9780253351524 0253351529 0253221714
OCLC Number: 700521692
Notes: Originally published: 2008. - Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: x, 268 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten ; 23 cm
Contents: Contents<\>List of TablesList of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsPart 1. U.S. Motorization in International Context1. Motorization in the United States and Other Industrial NationsPart 2. U.S. Motorization in Historical Context2. Transit's American History, 188019293. The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Pivotal Epoch in U.S. Transportation History4. World War II and Its Immediate Aftermath: The End of the Streetcar Era and the Beginnings of the Freeway Era5. The Interstate and Pervasive Motorization, 1956806. Transit's Conversion to Public Ownership7. U.S. Motorization since the OPEC Embargo8. The Competitive Difficulties of the U.S. AutomakersPart 3. Evolving Challenges in an Evolved Environment9. The Changing Valance of U.S. Motorization10. The Road to Sustainable Motorization11. Motorization and Sustainability: History and ProspectGlossaryNotesBibliographyIndex
Other Titles: Mass motorization and mass transit
Responsibility: David W. Jones.

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