Traffic

Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141923709
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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 ...

Survival City

Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226846954
Size: 50.81 MB
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On the road to Survival City, Tom Vanderbilt maps the visible and invisible legacies of the cold war, exhuming the blueprints for the apocalypse we once envisioned and chronicling a time when we all lived at ground zero.

Sustainable Transportation Planning

Author: Jeffrey Tumlin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118127625
Size: 63.72 MB
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Tom Vanderbilt, Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About
Us) (Knopf, 2008), 28. SAFETEA-LU is a $244 billion transportation funding bill
that was first authorized in 2005. It is a perfect example of federal acronyms that
have run amok, particularly considering that the “LU” portion of the name honors
Lu Young, wife of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chair at
the time. AARP, The Voting Behavior of Older Voters in the 2008 General
Election ...

Searching For The Beginning Of Time And Other Short Stories From Science History And Philosophy

Author: Sašo Dolenc
Publisher: Kvarkadabra
ISBN: 9619254562
Size: 66.40 MB
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The paradox of perceiving safety In his book Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We
Do and What it Says About Us (Allen Lane, 2008), one of the questions Tom
Vanderbilt asks himself is how an actual increase of danger on the road, like that
which took place in Sweden in 1967, can decrease the number of accidents. The
answer is, of course, quite simple: upon changing the side of the roads on which
they drove, people felt less safe and therefore drove more carefully. After a year's
time, ...

Best Life

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Size: 67.56 MB
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BEST LIFE Drivin Theory The definitive book on why we humans drive the way
we do T "^he average round-trip commute on planet Earth is 1.1 hours, and the
average American drives 32 miles a day. That's just what Tom Vanderbilt was
doing when he came up with the idea for Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (
and What It Says About Us), an encyclopedic look at people, cars, and the stress
that happens when too many of each intersect. Reading Vanderbilt's book is a bit
like a ...

Cities Are Good For You

Author: Leo Hollis
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408826631
Size: 47.84 MB
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... 2003 UNHabitat, State of the World Cities 2011–12, UNHabitat, 2011 UNPFA,
State of the World Population 2007, UNPFA, 2007 Urban Age Project, LSE,
Deutsche Bank's Alfred Herrhausen Society, The Endless City, Phaidon, 2011
Urban Age Project, LSE, Deutsche Bank's Alfred Herrhausen Society, Living in
the Endless City, Phaidon, 2011 Uslander, E., The Moral Foundations of Trust,
CUP, 2002 Vanderbilt, T., Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It
Says About Us), ...