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Curb Rights: A Foundation for Free Enterprise in Urban Transit
Curb Rights: A Foundation for Free Enterprise in Urban Transit
By Brand: Brookings Institution Press
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780815749394, isbn: 0815749392,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Transit services in the United States are in trouble. Ridership has dwindled, productivity has declined, and operating deficits have widened. The traditional approaches to running transit systems—government planning or operation of bus and rail services, government subsidization of private operations, heavy regulation of all transit modes—have failed, and there is little hope of their ever succeeding under current practices. But public transportation cannot simply be abandoned. Can it,


The Way to Go: Moving by Sea, Land, and Air
The Way to Go: Moving by Sea, Land, and Air
By Penguin Books
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mpn: 9780143127949, ean: 9780143127949, isbn: 0143127942,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
With stunning visuals and encyclopedic insight, the author of The Heights and The Works reveals how humans move across the globe by land, sea, and air In our digital age, it’s easy to forget that almost everything we enjoy about modern life depends on motion. We ride in cars and on buses and trains to work; enjoy food shipped over oceans; fly high in the sky to any point on the planet. Over the last century, the world has come to rely on its ability to move just about anywhere


Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead (The MIT Press)
Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead (The MIT Press)
By The MIT Press
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ean: 9780262534475, isbn: 0262534479,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
When human drivers let intelligent software take the wheel: the beginning of a new era in personal mobility.“Smart, wide-ranging, [and] nontechnical.”―Los Angeles Times“Anyone who wants to understand what's coming must read this fascinating book.” ―Martin Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Rise of the RobotsIn the year 2014, Google fired a shot heard all the way to Detroit. Google's newest driverless car had no steering wheel and no brakes. The message was clear: cars of the


Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines' Battle for Survival
Twelve Years of Turbulence: The Inside Story of American Airlines' Battle for Survival
By Savio Republic
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ean: 9781682614884, isbn: 1682614883,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
The inside story of crisis and turmoil at American Airlines during the twelve years following the terrorist attacks of 9/11.In the twelve years following 9/11, American Airlines lost billions of dollars and endured years of crisis and turmoil. Financial upheaval, the crash of Flight 587, grueling confrontations with labor, a rival’s push to acquire the company, and a challenging fight with the government tested the mettle and fortitude of its top executives. Against all odds, American found a


Clara: Mrs. Henry Ford
Clara: Mrs. Henry Ford
By Brand: Wayne State University Press
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ean: 9780814330654, isbn: 9780814330654,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
''Pick a good model and stay with it,'' Henry Ford once said. No, he was not talking about cars; he was talking about marriage. Was Clara Bryant Ford a ''good model''? Her husband of fifty-nine years seems to have thought so. He called her ''The Believer,'' and indeed Clara's unwavering support of Henry's pursuits and her patient tolerance of the quirks and obsessions that accompanied her husband's genius made it possible for him to change the world. In telling the story of Clara Ford, author


Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the Texas Highway Department
Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the Texas Highway Department
By Texas A&M University Press
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ean: 9781623494568, isbn: 1623494567,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
On the eve of its centennial, Carol Dawson and Roger Allen Polson present almost 100 years of history and never-before-seen photographs that track the development of the Texas Highway Department. An agency originally created “to get the farmer out of the mud,” it has gone on to build the vast network of roads that now connects every corner of the state. When the Texas Highway Department (now called the Texas Department of Transportation or TxDOT) was created in 1917, there were only about


The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy (Great Lakes Books Series)
The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy (Great Lakes Books Series)
By Wayne State University Press
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mpn: 9780814332467, ean: 9780814332467, isbn: 0814332463,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
At the start of the Ford Motor Company in 1903, the Dodge Brothers supplied nearly every car part needed by the up-and-coming auto giant. After fifteen years of operating a successful automotive supplier company, much to Ford's advantage, John and Horace Dodge again changed the face of the automotive market in 1914 by introducing their own car. The Dodge Brothers automobile carried on their names even after their untimely deaths in 1920, with the company then remaining in the hands of their


Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur
Business Stripped Bare: Adventures of a Global Entrepreneur
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ean: 9781591844068, isbn: 1591844061,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
''The brave may not live forever-but the cautious do not live at all!'' -Sir Richard Branson Richard Branson is an iconic entrepreneur and the founder of Virgin Airways, Virgin Records, and many other Virgin businesses around the world. Now he shares the inside track on his life in business and reveals the incredible truth about his most risky, brilliant, and audacious deals. Combining invaluable advice with remarkable, and candid stories of Virgin's greatest achievements, as well as some of


Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company (Great Lakes Books Series)
Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company (Great Lakes Books Series)
By Wayne State University Press
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ean: 9780814344767, isbn: 0814344763,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
The whaleback ship reflected the experiences of its inventor, Captain Alexander McDougall, who decided in the 1880s that he could build an improved and easily towed barge cheaply by using the relatively unskilled labor force available in his adopted hometown of Duluth, Minnesota. Captain McDougall's dream resulted in the creation of the American Steel Barge Company. From 1888 to 1898, the American Steel Barge Company built and operated a fleet of forty-four barges and steamships on the Great


Securing Global Transportation Networks
Securing Global Transportation Networks
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9780071477512, isbn: 0071477519,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Viable, value-creating solutions for securing global transportation networks Securing Global Transportation Networks demonstrates how improved security processes can create value across all the business functions throughout an entire value chain. Readers will learn a whole new security management philosophy, as explained through domestic and international examples and case studies ranging from major retailers such as Home Depot to shipping giants such as Maersk and FedEx. This book also looks


Common Sense Not Required: Idiots Designing Cars & Hybrid Vehicles, My Career With Chrysler, Includes How To Find a Good Mechanic
Common Sense Not Required: Idiots Designing Cars & Hybrid Vehicles, My Career With Chrysler, Includes How To Find a Good Mechanic
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ean: 9781414040776, isbn: 1414040776,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
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Crash Course: The American Automobile Industry's Road to Bankruptcy and Bailout-and Beyond
Crash Course: The American Automobile Industry's Road to Bankruptcy and Bailout-and Beyond
By Random House Trade Paperbacks
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ean: 9780812980752, isbn: 0812980751,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
With an updated Afterword by the authorThis is the epic saga of the American automobile industry’s rise and demise, a compelling story of hubris, missed opportunities, and self-inflicted wounds that culminates with the president of the United States ushering two of Detroit’s Big Three car companies—once proud symbols of prosperity—through bankruptcy. With unprecedented access, Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Ingrassia takes us from factory floors to small-town dealerships to Detroit’s


1,000 Days in Shanghai: The Volkswagen Story - The First Chinese-German Car Factory
1,000 Days in Shanghai: The Volkswagen Story - The First Chinese-German Car Factory
By Wiley
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ean: 9780470823880, isbn: 0470823887,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Posth arrived in China with a vision. He navigated a steep learningcurve, achieved his goals and now shares an insightful, first-handaccount of an intriguing journey that included bumps andhighlights. 1,000 Days in Shanghai is a breathtaking manualfor anyone contemplating a business career in the increasinglyvibrant arena of today's China. It is also a personal account, donewith great sensitivity, revealing between the lines a deep respectfor the spirit that propels China's social and


Images from the Arsenal of Democracy (Painted Turtle)
Images from the Arsenal of Democracy (Painted Turtle)
By Painted Turtle
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ean: 9780814339817, isbn: 0814339816,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
While researching his previous study, Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II (Wayne State University Press, 2013), award-winning automotive historian Charles K. Hyde discovered the many remarkable photos that were part of the era's historical documentation. In Images from the Arsenal of Democracy, Hyde presents a selection of nearly three hundred of these documentary photos in striking black and white, with brief captions. Taken together, the images create a


The Reuther Brothers: Walter, Roy, and Victor (Detroit Biography Series for Young Readers)
The Reuther Brothers: Walter, Roy, and Victor (Detroit Biography Series for Young Readers)
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ean: 9780814329955, isbn: 0814329950,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The tale of the Reuther brothers-Walter, Roy, and Victor-is more than a story of how one of America's great unions was created. It is also a powerful example of how teamwork, dedication, and concern for others can improve the lives of many people. This book portrays the brothers' lifelong commitment to each other and to workers' rights, while charting the career paths that ultimately led each one to his involvement with the United Automobile Workers (UAW).In a clear, lively narration that


101 Projects for Your Porsche 911, 996 and 997 1998-2008 (Motorbooks Workshop)
101 Projects for Your Porsche 911, 996 and 997 1998-2008 (Motorbooks Workshop)
By imusti
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mpn: 1A_7797, ean: 9780760344033, isbn: 0760344035,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Since its introduction in 1998, the water-cooled Porsche 911 has earned a reputation as one of the world's greatest sports cars - equal to, if not better than, the legendary air-cooled 911 it replaced. The 911 is a true driver's car, and it offers its greatest driving rewards when properly maintained, tuned, and modified. One of the principal drawbacks to owning a Porsche is the relatively high cost of maintaining it. You can literally save thousands of dollars in mechanic's costs simply by


A Missouri Railroad Pioneer: The Life of Louis Houck (Missouri Biography Series)
A Missouri Railroad Pioneer: The Life of Louis Houck (Missouri Biography Series)
By University of Missouri
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ean: 9780826221414, isbn: 0826221416,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
Lawyer and journalist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Louis Houck is often called the “Father of Southeast Missouri” because he brought the railroad to the region and opened this backwater area to industrialization and modernization. Although Houck’s name is little known today outside Missouri, Joel Rhodes shows how his story has relevance for both the state and the nation.Rhodes presents a more complete picture of Houck than has ever been available: reviewing his life from his German


The Frozen Water Trade: A True Story
The Frozen Water Trade: A True Story
By Brand: Hyperion
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ean: 9780786886401, isbn: 0786886404,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Now in paperback, the fascinating story of America's vast natural ice trade which revolutionized the 19th centuryOn February 13, 1806, the brig Favorite left Boston harbor bound for the Caribbean island of Martinique with a cargo that few imagined would survive the month-long voyage. Packed in hay in the hold were large chunks of ice cut from a frozen Massachusetts lake. This was the first venture of a young Boston entrepreneur, Frederic Tudor, who believed he could make a fortune selling ice


The Best Australian Trucking Stories
The Best Australian Trucking Stories
By Brand: Allen Unwin
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mpn: 18269416, ean: 9781742376943, isbn: 1742376940,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
This first-ever collection of stories about Aussie truckers captures the humor, tragedy, and fascinating history of their world. The trucker's job—so vital to everyday life—makes for a diverse treasure trove of stories that will make you laugh and cry, and keep you on the edge of your seat. These weird and wonderful true stories from truckers from all over Australia prove once again that truth is often stranger, funnier, and more inspiring than fiction. The unlikely yarns and bizarre tales,


The Enterprise of Flight: The American Aviation and Aerospace Industry (Smithsonian History of Aviation and Spaceflight Series)
The Enterprise of Flight: The American Aviation and Aerospace Industry (Smithsonian History of Aviation and Spaceflight Series)
By Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
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ean: 9781560989646, isbn: 1560989645,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
The Enterprise of Flight is a highly praised contribution to the literature on American aviation and space exploration history. In a new introduction for this paperback edition, Roger E. Bilstein explains how international competition has affected American aerospace and airline manufacturers and updates the ongoing controversy over the high cost of military aircraft such as the F-12 Raptor..



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