Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141923709
Size: 44.75 MB
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From the etiquette of horn-honking to bumper stickers you should avoid, from gridlock in ancient Rome to why getting rid of road signs actually reduces accidents, Traffic will change the way you see yourself, and other people (and not just ...


Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307270548
Size: 50.94 MB
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Traffic is about more than driving: it's about human nature. It will change the way we see ourselves and the world around us, and it may even make us better drivers. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
ISBN: 0307277194
Size: 48.23 MB
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A best-selling social study analyzes the complex factors that dictate how traffic works, why we drive the way we do, and what our driving reveals about us, discussing the unintended consequences of attempts to engineer safety, why plans to ...

Fighting Traffic

Author: Peter D. Norton
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262293889
Size: 28.36 MB
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" In Fighting Traffic, Peter Norton argues that to accommodate automobiles, the American city required not only a physical change but also a social one: before the city could be reconstructed for the sake of motorists, its streets had to be ...

One Less Car

Author: Zack Furness
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 1592136141
Size: 56.47 MB
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In his original and exciting book, One Less Car, Zack Furness examines what it means historically, culturally, socioeconomically, and politically to be a bicycle transportation advocate/activist.

Spiral Jetta

Author: Erin Hogan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226348483
Size: 69.95 MB
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. Casually scrutinizing the artistic works . . . while gamely playing up her fish-out-of-water status, Hogan delivers an ingeniously engaging travelogue-cum-art history.”—Atlantic “Smart and unexpectedly hilarious.”—Kevin Nance, ...

Gulp Adventures On The Alimentary Canal

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348741
Size: 73.26 MB
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The humorous science writer offers a tour of the human digestive system, explaining why the stomach doesn't digest itself and whether constipation can kill you.

Transport Planning And Traffic Engineering

Author: Coleman O'Flaherty
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0340662794
Size: 42.41 MB
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Clearly written and illustrated, the book is ideal reading for students of transport, transport planning, traffic engineering and road design.

The Invisible Gorilla

Author: Christopher Chabris
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307459675
Size: 56.34 MB
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Ultimately, the book provides a kind of x-ray vision into our own minds, making it possible to pierce the veil of illusions that clouds our thoughts and to think clearly for perhaps the first time. From the Hardcover edition.