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Author(s): R. G. Harvey
Book Pages: 189 - Publish Date: 2006 - Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co
Description: R.G. (Bob) Harvey tells the stories of the road through the Okanagan Valley, the highway alongside Kootenay Lake and the Crows Nest Railway. He also looks at how the challenge of moving people and cars over water was met, from river ferries running on human power or the force of the current to the 1,000-hp ferries on Interior lakes.
Author(s): R. G. Harvey
Book Pages: 192 - Publish Date: 2004 - Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co
Description: In a province where mountain ranges are at odds with road and rail builders, and its capital city and a large portion of its population are on an island, it's no surprise that provision of an effective transportation system has been a challenging undertaking—or that mistakes have been made. In many cases, BC's political leaders not only didn't solve problems, they added to them. And many of the ...
Author(s): Mélanie Lemaire
Book Pages: 216 - Publish Date: 2004 - Publisher: Editions l'Etudiant
Description: Du transport aérien au transport maritime, en passant par le rail, la route ou la logistique, tous les domaines du transport partagent une caractéristique commune nombreux sont les salariés qui travaillent la nuit, le week-end et les jours fériés ! Ces contraintes acceptées, le secteur offre souvent des vraies opportunités de carrière aux plus dynamiques. C'est un des secteurs les plus fac...
Author(s): Lionel Casson
Book Pages: 470 - Publish Date: 1995-12-01 - Publisher: JHU Press
Description: Lionel Casson's encyclopedic study is the first of its kind to use underwater archaeological data to refine and area of scholarship that had, for the most part, relied on ancient texts and graphic representations. Tracing the history of early ships and seamanship from pre-dynastic Egypt to the Roman empire, from skiffs and barges to huge oared warships and royal yachts, Casson describes not only the ships themselves, but also the make-up and training of the crews, placement of weaponry, how cargo was stored, methods of navigation, harbor facilities, and the ways ships were named.
Book Pages: 388 - Publish Date: 2009-12-24 - Publisher: National Academies Press
Description: The transportation sector cannot continue on its current path: The volatility of oil prices threatens the U.S. economy, the large proportion of oil importation threatens U.S. energy security, and the massive contribution of greenhouse gases threatens the environment. The development of domestic sources of alternative transportation fuels with lower greenhouse emissions is now a national imperative...
Book Pages: 238 - Publish Date: 1999-10-31 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: Economics of Urban Highway Congestion and Pricing offers the most extensive examination to date of the relationship between congestion tolls and highway capacity in the long run. This study breaks new ground in the economic theory of optimal road capacity by including theoretical contributions, empirical studies, and simulation experiments that all pertain to the general topic reflected in the tit...
Author(s): World Bank
Book Pages: 110 - Publish Date: 1993-09-01 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: The economy of the Occupied Territories (OT) is currently in turmoil. Income levels have stagnated over the past decade; unemployment and underemployment are rising rapidly; public infrastructure and social services are grossly overstretched; and the fragile natural resource base is threatened with irreversible damage. This study aims to assess prospects for sustainable development in the OT, as w...
Book Pages: 316 - Publish Date: 1995-01-01 - Publisher: Kluwer Academic Pub
Description: This volume offers an up-to-date review of methods for constructing a specific class of asymptotic solutions, called self-stabilising solutions. This class includes solitons, kinks, travelling waves, etc. Either the solutions for this class or their derivatives are localised in the neighbourhood of a certain curve of surface. The book can be divided into two parts: Chapters I-V contain the methods...
Book Pages: 24 - Publish Date: 2009 - Publisher: Tundra Books (NY)
Description: Photographs and simple text describe how children around the world get places by such means as walking, camels, and boats.
Author(s): Amarjit Kaur
Book Pages: 291 - Publish Date: 1998 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Description: Economic Change in East Malaysia is an authoritative study in the economic history of Sabah and Sarawak since the 19th century. It emphasises their distinctive colonial history, the attempts at modernisation since they became part of Malaysia in 1963 and the economic and environmental consequences of their continued economic dependence on a relatively small range of primary products, including tim...