The Transportation Experience: Policy, Planning, and Deployment 2nd Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0199862719
ISBN-10: 0199862710
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"It's hard to imagine a more comprehensive survey of transportation history than The Transportation Experience. The book guides readers from the days of steam engines and turnpikes to those of high-speed trains and robot-driven cars-blending top academic insight with colorful biographical bites. Whether your interest is infrastructure, public policy, transport theory, or just travel in general, you'll grow wiser from the journey." -- Eric Jaffe, author of The King's Best Highway


"Everything you wanted to know about transportation is in this book. It is not only a comprehensive look back at the transit methods that built the nation, but a look forward based on how the lessons from the past can be applied to the modern metropolitan economies. This book could not come at a better time." -- Robert Puentes, Director, Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative, Brookings Institution


"The book by Garrison and Levinson can be warmly recommended as a mine of information on US and early UK transportation development in a broadly based historical framework." --Journal of Planning Education and Research


About the Author


William L. Garrison is Emeritus Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.

David M. Levinson is Professor of Civil Engineering and RP Braun/CTS Chair in Transportation at the University of Minnesota.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.98 pounds
  • Paperback : 632 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0199862719
  • ISBN-10 : 0199862710
  • Product Dimensions : 9.2 x 1.4 x 6.1 inches
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press; 2nd Edition (February 7, 2014)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings