Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141923709
Size: 49.95 MB
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From the etiquette of horn-honking to bumper stickers you should avoid, from gridlock in ancient Rome to why getting rid of road signs actually reduces accidents, Traffic will change the way you see yourself, and other people (and not just ...


Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307270548
Size: 21.18 MB
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Traffic is about more than driving: it's about human nature. It will change the way we see ourselves and the world around us, and it may even make us better drivers. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Author: Tom Vanderbilt
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
ISBN: 0307277194
Size: 28.25 MB
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A best-selling social study analyzes the complex factors that dictate how traffic works, why we drive the way we do, and what our driving reveals about us, discussing the unintended consequences of attempts to engineer safety, why plans to ...

The Person And The Situation

Author: Lee Ross
Publisher: Pinter & Martin Publishers
ISBN: 1905177445
Size: 36.58 MB
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Professors Ross and Nisbett eloquently argue that the context we find ourselves in substantially affects our behavior in this timely reissue of one of social psychology's classic textbooks.

Fighting Traffic

Author: Peter D. Norton
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262293889
Size: 72.26 MB
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" In Fighting Traffic, Peter Norton argues that to accommodate automobiles, the American city required not only a physical change but also a social one: before the city could be reconstructed for the sake of motorists, its streets had to be ...

It S All About The Bike

Author: Robert Penn
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1608195767
Size: 29.15 MB
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It's All About the Bike follows Penn's journey, but this book is more than the story of his hunt for two-wheel perfection. En route, Penn brilliantly explores the culture, science, and history of the bicycle.

Spiral Jetta

Author: Erin Hogan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226348483
Size: 53.33 MB
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. Casually scrutinizing the artistic works . . . while gamely playing up her fish-out-of-water status, Hogan delivers an ingeniously engaging travelogue-cum-art history.”—Atlantic “Smart and unexpectedly hilarious.”—Kevin Nance, ...

One Less Car

Author: Zack Furness
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 1592136141
Size: 76.75 MB
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In his original and exciting book, One Less Car, Zack Furness examines what it means historically, culturally, socioeconomically, and politically to be a bicycle transportation advocate/activist.

Pedaling Revolution

Author: Jeff Mapes
ISBN: 9780870714191
Size: 47.51 MB
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In Pedaling Revolution, Jeff Mapes, a longtimepolitical reporter and bike commuter, explores the growth of bicycleadvocacy and issues such as the environmental, safety, and healthaspects of biking for short trips.