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David W Jones
|ISBN:||9780253221711 0253221714 9780253351524 0253351529|
|Contents:||List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Part 1. U.S. Motorization in International Context; 1. Motorization in the United States and Other Industrial Nations; Part 2. U.S. Motorization in Historical Context; 2. Transit's American History, 18801929; 3. The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Pivotal Epoch in U.S. Transportation History; 4. World War II and Its Immediate Aftermath: The End of the Streetcar Era and the Beginnings of the Freeway Era; 5. The Interstate and Pervasive Motorization, 195680; 6. Transit's Conversion to Public Ownership; 7. U.S. Motorization since the OPEC Embargo; 8. The Competitive Difficulties of the U.S. Automakers; Part 3. Evolving Challenges in an Evolved Environment; 9. The Changing Valance of U.S. Motorization; 10. The Road to Sustainable Motorization; 11. Motorization and Sustainability: History and Prospect Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index|
"Jones documents well the politics of postwar efforts by big city mayors to obtain federal aid for rail systems... He provides good evidence for transit's very limited potential to solve the pressing