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Getting There : The Epic Struggle Between Road and Rail in the American Century

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ISBN-10: 0465026397

ISBN-13: 9780465026395

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stephen B. Goddard

List price: $28.00
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"It's rush hour in America. Lane upon lane of white-knuckled commuters inch their way downtown, burning gas that really costs them an extra $2.25 a gallon beyond what they pay at the pump, to park in spaces that rent for $150 a month. A stone's throw away, waist-high weeds obscure rusted rials that once sped most people to work without gridlock, air pollution, or parking fees." "How did America go off the track? Why is it the only leading country to spend more to move vehicles than to move people and goods? In this panoramic epic, presented through the eyes of people who lived it, Stephen B. Goddard reveals how the United States became an autocentric society, what this has done to its…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Publisher: Basic Books
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English