BART

The Dramatic History of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System
Author: Michael C. Healy
Publisher: Heyday Books
ISBN: 9781597143707
Category: History
Page: 365
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A look at the onetimecontroversial but now vitally important transit system that uniquely established the direction of development and innovation in new urban transit systems

Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends?

Understanding the Effects of Smarter Growth on Communities
Author: Karen Chapple,Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262039842
Category: Political Science
Page: 368
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An examination of the neighborhood transformation, gentrification, and displacement that accompany more compact development around transit. Cities and regions throughout the world are encouraging smarter growth patterns and expanding their transit systems to accommodate this growth, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and satisfy new demands for mobility and accessibility. Yet despite a burgeoning literature and various policy interventions in recent decades, we still understand little about what happens to neighborhoods and residents with the development of transit systems and the trend toward more compact cities. Research has failed to determine why some neighborhoods change both physically and socially while others do not, and how race and class shape change in the twenty-first-century context of growing inequality. Drawing on novel methodological approaches, this book sheds new light on the question of who benefits and who loses from more compact development around new transit stations. Building on data at multiple levels, it connects quantitative analysis on regional patterns with qualitative research through interviews, field observations, and photographic documentation in twelve different California neighborhoods. From the local to the regional to the global, Chapple and Loukaitou-Sideris examine the phenomena of neighborhood transformation, gentrification, and displacement not only through an empirical lens but also from theoretical and historical perspectives. Growing out of an in-depth research process that involved close collaboration with dozens of community groups, the book aims to respond to the needs of both advocates and policymakers for ideas that work in the trenches.

A History of the Key Decisions in the Development of Bay Area Rapid Transit


Author: Richard Grefe,McDonald & Smart,Richard Smart
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Local transit
Page: 220
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This report describes the key decisions in the planning and implementation of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) during the period 1947 through 1974. The decisions are evaluated in terms of the influences brought to bear upon the decision-making process to determine decision outcomes.

The Modern Station

New Approaches to Railway Architecture
Author: Brian Edwards
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136740805
Category: Architecture
Page: 206
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An exciting new generation of railway architecture has emerged in Europe and elsewhere over the past decade. This book explains the reasons for the renaissance of the station as a building type and the current changes it is undergoing. The functional, social and technical factors which shape railway architecture are examined. As stations are essential elements of sustainable development, the environmental benefits of railways are also discussed. Essential guidance is provided for those who design, commission or manage railway stations. By drawing on technical design manuals and examples of recent stations (many designed by leading architects) the book gives help and instruction to all those with an interest in the future of railway architecture.

Department of Transportation and related agencies appropriations for 1989

hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, One Hundred first Congress, first session
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Dept. of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1990: Testimony of members of Congress and other interested individuals and organizations


Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Dept. of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: United States
Page: N.A
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ASR


Author: Frank Hamilton Hankins
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Sociology
Page: N.A
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Includes sections "Book reviews" and "Periodical literature."

Passenger Transport


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Local transit
Page: N.A
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Vols. for 1947-56 include an unnumbered convention issue called Passenger transport annual (title varies) Issued 1943-44 as sections of a regular no. and 1946 as no. 19? of v. 4.

Gute Geister

Roman
Author: Kathryn Stockett
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 3641059402
Category: Fiction
Page: 608
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Nur wer Grenzen überschreitet, kann die Welt verändern Jackson, Mississippi, 1962: Die junge Skeeter ist frustriert. Nach dem Studium verbringt sie die Tage auf der elterlichen Baumwollfarm, als einzige ihrer Freundinnen ohne einen Ring am Finger. Sehr zum Missfallen der Mutter. Doch der Mann, mit dem ihre Freundinnen sie verkuppeln wollen, ist ein hochnäsiger Snob. Und dann ist auch noch ihr schwarzes Kindermädchen, bei dem sie stets Trost fand, spurlos verschwunden. Skeeter wünscht sich nur eins: Sie will weg aus dem engen Jackson und als Journalistin in New York leben. Und um diesem Ziel näher zu kommen, verbündet sie sich mit zwei Dienstmädchen, die ebenso unzufrieden sind wie sie: Aibileen zieht inzwischen das siebzehnte weiße Kind auf. Doch nach dem Unfalltod ihres einzigen Sohnes ist etwas in ihr zerbrochen. Und Minny ist auf der Suche nach einer neuen Stelle. Sie ist bekannt für ihre Kochkünste, aber sie ist auch gefürchtet: Denn Minny trägt das Herz auf der Zunge. Und gemeinsam beschließen die drei außergewöhnlichen Frauen, gegen die Konventionen ihrer Zeit zu verstoßen und etwas zu wagen. Denn sie alle haben das Gefühl zu ersticken und wollen etwas verändern – in ihrer Stadt und in ihrem eigenen Leben.

Fup


Author: Jim Dodge
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783492242875
Category:
Page: 127
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Whiskeybrenner und Rauhbein Jake ist dank seines hochprozentigen, unsterblich machenden Feuerwassers schon ziemlich uralt, als er seinen verwaisten und vermögenden Enkel Tiny adoptiert. Dieser ist ständig damit beschäftigt, Zäune zu bauen und das sagenumwobene Wildschwein zu jagen. Auf einem seiner Streifzüge findet er ein kleines Entenküken: Fup, eine herausragende Persönlichkeit, die fortan als Mitglied der kleinen Familie zählt und unter der Obhut der beiden zu einer zwanzigpfündigen Wunderente heranwächst ... Ein liebevolles Märchen, das zum skurrilen Kultklassiker wurde.