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All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity
Berman examines the clash of classes, histories, and clutures in the modern world, and ponders our prospects for coming to terms with the relationship between a liberating social and philosophical ide...
Cars and Class: "A Reckless, Blood-Thirsty, Villainous Lot ... "
Mugyeni, Bianca; Engler, Yves
Making life difficult for cars could be, in fact, described as a form of class war, but one that works in the long-term interests of the poor and working class.
Connexions Library: Transportation Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on transportation.
Dark Age Ahead
A dark age is a culture's dead end. Jacobs argues that our society is facing the coming of a dark age.
The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Jacobs' iconoclastic and brilliant observations on why cities work, and why they don't.
Exploring Your Neighbourhood
A guide for children to learn more about their neighbourhoods.
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking"
Stromberg provides a historical overview of how jaywalking was pushed to become a crime by automotive companies in order to normalize the reign of automobiles over pedestrians in the streets.
Gute Argumente: Verkehr
Informiert anschaulich and sachlich über die Grundlagen des Verkehrssystems, über the Hintergründe der auto-orientierten Gesleeschaft und uber unweltschonende und wirtschaflich vorteilhafte Alternativ...
Porter's corporate interests can't be allowed to trump public health
Garfinkle, Miriam; Woolhouse, Susan
We are concerned that it will be the children who live, study and play less than 300 metres from the current airport in the high-rises, the Waterfront school, Little Norway Park, the daycare and commu...
Reclaiming Our Cities & Towns: Better Living with Less Traffic
Cars destroy the environment; people should embrace alternative modes of transportation like bycycling and walking to make urban areas safer and enviromentally sound.
The Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream
Duany, Andres; Plater-Zyberk; Elizabeth, Speck, Jeff
The choice is ours: either a society of homogeneous pieces, isolated from one another in often fortified enclaves, or a society of diverse and memorable neighbourhoods, organized into mutually support...
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
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