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Some problems of transport in the United States.

Christine R. Taylor

Some problems of transport in the United States.

Notes arising from a visit in autumn, 1946

by Christine R. Taylor

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Published by 1947. in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Christine R. Taylor and James A. Dunnage.
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Open LibraryOL20887587M

This plot compares the volume of rail passenger transport in the Soviet Union and the United States (United States). Since the Soviet Union was created in late , the curve prior to this is the estimated volume of passenger transport in the "pre-Soviet territory" defined as being within the borders of the Soviet Union of the late s (before the annexations per the secret . United States - United States - The United States from to The years between the election to the presidency of James Monroe in and of John Quincy Adams in have long been known in American history as the Era of Good Feelings. The phrase was conceived by a Boston editor during Monroe’s visit to New England early in his first term.

Toward Improved Intermodal Freight Transport Between Europe and the United States: Report of the Third EU–US Forum. regarding the advisability of foot con-tainers. There was consensus that the dis-cussion of this issue could be improved by developing reliable information on the cur-rent use of foot containers in terms of. Book Description. Public Transport provides an accessible introductory text to the field of public transport systems, covering bus, coach, rail, metro, domestic air and taxi modes. The market structure is set out, together with data collection methods. The technology of bus and rail systems is introduced with particular reference to peak capacity and energy consumption.

Westward Expansion summary: The story of the United States has always been one of westward expansion, beginning along the East Coast and continuing, often by leaps and bounds, until it reached the Pacific—what Theodore Roosevelt described as "the great leap Westward." The acquisition of Hawaii and Alaska, though not usually included in discussions of Americans . Complete privatization has been somewhat rare in the United States due to the market driven economy and federal regulations associated with the sale of public assets that were built using federal grants. An example of this kind of transaction in the U.S. can be seen in the sale of the Fairbanks Municipal Utilities System for $ million in File Size: KB.


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