The Resource Door to door : The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation., Edward Humes, (electronic resource)

Door to door : The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation., Edward Humes, (electronic resource)

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Door to door : The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation.
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Door to door
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The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation.
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Edward Humes
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eng
Summary
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today world of transportation, revealing the surprising truths, mounting challenges, and logistical magic behind every trip we take and every click we make.Transportation dominates our daily existence. Thousands, even millions, of miles are embedded in everything we do and touch. We live in a door-to-door universe that works so well most Americans are scarcely aware of it. The grand ballet in which we move ourselves and our stuff is equivalent to building the Great Pyramid, the Hoover Dam, and the Empire State Building all in a day. Every day. And yet, in the one highly visible part of the transportation world-the part we drive-we suffer grinding commutes, a violent death every fifteen minutes, a dire injury every twelve seconds, and crumbling infrastructure.Now, the way we move ourselves and our stuff is on the brink of great..
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Humes, Edward
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non fiction
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  • Nonfiction
  • Business
  • Transportation
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Door to door : The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation., Edward Humes, (electronic resource)
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3123075C-3C9F-4926-8719-0431CA14817D
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Door to door : The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation., Edward Humes, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002301305
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
3123075C-3C9F-4926-8719-0431CA14817D

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