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The Accessibility Shift

Jonathan Levine, Joe Grengs, and Louis A. Merlin

in From Mobility to Accessibility: Transforming Urban Transportation and Land-Use Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501716072
eISBN:
9781501716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716072.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the shift from mobility to accessibility as the basis for transportation and land-use planning. Reliance on mobility as a guiding planning principle ... More


Automobiles: Toyota

William V. Rapp

in Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Because all Japanese cars these days do not sell in the US market with a premium anymore, players in the automobile industry had to come up with ways to cope with the downfall of Japan's bubble ... More


Regional Transportation Development Strategy for the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Xiaohong Chen, Tanfeng Li, and Ye Li

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the objectives and methodology of the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) regional transportation strategy. It also recommends four strategic measures in regional transportation ... More


Enhancing Resource Sustainability by Transforming Urban and Suburban Transportation

Mark A. Delucchi

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0024
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter presents a proposal for a new urban and suburban landscape for a more sustainable transportation system. The proposed plan is a dual-mode transportation network: two universally ... More


The Billionaire’s Ambitions

Philip Mark Plotch

in Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter assesses the roles played by New York governor Nelson Rockefeller and New York City mayor John Lindsay, as well as William Ronan, in transforming the transportation system. Ronan, ... More


Accessibility and Urban Form

Jonathan Levine, Joe Grengs, and Louis A. Merlin

in From Mobility to Accessibility: Transforming Urban Transportation and Land-Use Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501716072
eISBN:
9781501716102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716072.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter assesses the relationship between urban form and accessibility by comparing accessibility across metropolitan regions in the United States. A prevalent view among urban planning ... More


Capital and the Shifting Nature of Social Control

James Wolfinger

in Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter states the book's aim to explore capital's quest to control labor over nearly a century. Beginning in the 1880s and ending in the 1960s, it tells a tale of workers and ... More


Transportation Safety

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes how a safe and efficient transportation system is essential to a healthy modern economy. The governmental infrastructure that Congress established during the Progressive, New ... More


Cartographies of Travel and Navigation

James R. Akerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226010748
eISBN:
9780226010786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226010786.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Finding one's way with a map is a relatively recent phenomenon. In premodern times, maps were used, if at all, mainly for planning journeys in advance, not for guiding travelers on the road. With the ... More


Introduction

Karen Lucas

in Running on empty: Transport, social exclusion and environmental justice.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345707
eISBN:
9781447303282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces the topics covered by this book. Traditionally, transport has not appeared as a topic of analysis in the social sciences; equally its social effects have tended to be ... More


Advances Hard Won and Well Deserved

James Wolfinger

in Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter explains that Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's (SEPTA) problems were not a function of bad management or inept politicians so much as a reflection of ... More


From a Compact City into a Metropolis

Philip Mark Plotch

in Last Subway: The Long Wait for the Next Train in New York City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780801453663
eISBN:
9781501745034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453663.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses how the creation of an urban transportation system transformed New York City. After private railroad companies built tracks for elevated railroads (Els) above the city's ... More


Preparing the Way: Transport Operators

in Accident Prone: A History of Technology, Psychology, and Misfits of the Machine Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081175
eISBN:
9780226081199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081199.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses safety in transportation streams. Managers of transportation systems did notice that some employees were superior to others. Hugo Münsterberg had been approached by a shipping ... More


The Infrastructure of Travel: Water Routes and Official Highways

Cong Ellen Zhang

in Transformative Journeys: Travel and Culture in Song China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833992
eISBN:
9780824870522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833992.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter emphasizes the experiences of official travelers with the infrastructure that made their frequent, lengthy journeys feasible. Throughout China's imperial era, the central government ... More


The Two-Degree Solution

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter highlights possible solutions to avoid global warming and its consequences for health. An energy policy firm, Energy Innovation, created a model on how current energy policies would ... More


Transportation Elation

in The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226910260
eISBN:
9780226910291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226910291.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter demonstrates that although Philadelphia invested heavily in Pennsylvania's transportation system, it lost most of its trade to New York, Baltimore, and New Orleans. Philadelphia ... More


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