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Getting There : The Epic Struggle Between Road and Rail in the American Century
by Stephen B. Goddard


Overview - "This is a riveting story: of mighty railroads hamstrung almost overnight by government bureaucrats; of road interests led by General Motors Corp. conspiring in city after city to destroy efficient trolley systems ... and of freeways that are far from free".  Read more...

 
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Overview
"This is a riveting story: of mighty railroads hamstrung almost overnight by government bureaucrats; of road interests led by General Motors Corp. conspiring in city after city to destroy efficient trolley systems ... and of freeways that are far from free". -- Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780226300436
  • ISBN-10: 0226300439
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: November 1996
  • Page Count: 366
  • Dimensions: 9.22 x 6.08 x 0.82 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds

Series: Chicago Lectures in Mathematics (Paperback)

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