Books in category Transportation – Public Transportation

  • Portland s Streetcar Lines

    Portland’s Streetcar Lines
    Richard Thompson

    In 1927, the local street railway system entered a period of slow decline that ended in 1950, when Portland's last city streetcars gave way to buses. This is the history of those classic lines.

  • Transport Revolutions

    Transport Revolutions
    Richard Gilbert, Anthony Pearl

    Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight without Oil sets out the challenges to our growing dependence on transport fuelled by low-priced oil.

  • Michael Brein s Guide to Berlin by the U Bahn

    Michael Brein’s Guide to Berlin by the U-Bahn
    Michael Brein, Ph.D.

    This is the ‘full’ expanded PDF version of MIchael Brein's Travel Guide to Berlin which includes an ultra-large, zoomable official map of Berlin's subway (U-Bahn) and suburban rail (S-Bahn) system with embedded links to visitor …

  • Transport in the South West Volume 1

    Transport in the South West, Volume 1
    Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. South West Regional Committee

    This report emphasises that the South West's future prosperity hinges on improving its transport infrastructure.

  • 2015 Status of the Nation s Highways Bridges and Transit Conditions Performance Report to Congress

    2015 Status of the Nation’s Highways, Bridges, and Transit Conditions & Performance Report to Congress
    Federal Highway Administration (U S ), Federal Transit Administration (U S )

    This publication is intended to provide decision makers with an objective appraisal of the physical conditions, operational performance, and financing mechanisms of highways, bridges, and transit systems based on both their current state …

  • Counting the costs financial scrutiny of the Department for Volume 1

    Counting the costs: financial scrutiny of the Department for …, Volume 1
    Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Transport Committee

    Finally, the Committee repeats its call for the Department to publish a national transport strategy to explain what the Government aims to achieve by spending money on transport and how its policies support these aims.

  • Reading Trains and Trolleys

    Reading Trains and Trolleys
    Philip K. Smith

    Reading Trains and Trolleys portrays the good old days of the Philadelphia & Reading Railway (reorganized as the Reading Company in 1923), the Schuykill Valley Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, the Mount Penn Gravity Railroad, the …

  • Transport for Suburbia

    Transport for Suburbia
    Paul Mees

    This book argues that the secret of 'European-style' public transport lies in a generalizable model of network planning that has worked in places as diverse as rural Switzerland, the Brazilian city of Curitiba and the Canadian cities of …

  • Le Boulevard

    Le Boulevard
    Jacques Boulenger, Ligaran,

    Au Palais-Royal, au contraire, dans la maison de Philippe-Égalité, le peuple était chez lui." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent des versions numériques de grands classiques de la littérature ainsi que …

  • Intercity Passenger Rail

    Intercity Passenger Rail
    Phyllis F. Scheinberg

    Since its inception in 1971, Amtrak has received over $23 billion in Fed. subsidies for operating capital expenses.

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