Transportation of Iron Ore, Limestone, and Bituminous Coal on the Great Lakes Waterway System: With Projections to 1995

Transportation of Iron Ore, Limestone, and Bituminous Coal on the Great Lakes Waterway System: With Projections to 1995

Date: 1970
Creator: Aase, James H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the transportation of minerals on the Great Lakes Waterway System. As stated in the abstract, "this study provides data on the physical and hydrological makeup of the Great Lakes waterway system and forecasts quantities, traffic patterns, and shipping cost of prospective bulk mineral commerce projected to be transported upon it" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
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Railway shop battalion.

Railway shop battalion.

Date: November 29, 1940
Creator: United States. War Dept. Office of the Chief of Engineers.
Description: "This manual explains the organization and operation of railway shop battalion for employment on a standard military railway. Its purpose is to assist railway shop battalion officers in the training and operation of their units, and to guide command and staff officers charged with the employment of railway shop battalions."
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An environmental justice assessment of the light rail expansion in Denton County, Texas.

An environmental justice assessment of the light rail expansion in Denton County, Texas.

Date: August 2007
Creator: Moynihan, Colleen T.
Description: This study analyzes the proposed passenger rail line expansion along US Interstate Highway 35 in Denton County, Texas. A multi-dimensional approach was used to investigate potential environmental justice (EJ) consequences from the expansion of the transportation corridor. This study used empirical and historical evidence to identify and prioritize sites for potential EJ concerns. Citizen participation in the decision making process was also evaluated. The findings of this research suggest that the southeast Denton community has the highest potential for environmental justice concerns. This study concludes by offering suggestions for an effective public participation process. These include the incorporation of a community's local history into an environmental justice assessment, and tailoring the public planning process to the demographics and culture of the residents.
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A Comparative History of Certain Phases of Early Railway Construction, Financing, and Administration in England, France, Germany, and the United States

A Comparative History of Certain Phases of Early Railway Construction, Financing, and Administration in England, France, Germany, and the United States

Date: June 1940
Creator: Fisher, George William
Description: This thesis contrasts railroading history in England, France, Germany, and the United States to highlight the differences and similarities between them.
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Military transportation service in theaters of operations.

Military transportation service in theaters of operations.

Date: December 1945
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: A training guide describing "the mission, functions, policies, organization, and operation of the military transportation service in theaters of operations. "
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Transportation Corps : railway-operating battalion.

Transportation Corps : railway-operating battalion.

Date: February 4, 1944
Creator: United States. War Dept.
Description: Describes "the organization and operation of the railway-operating battalion upon a railway operated by the Military Railway Service. Its purpose is to assist military railway officers in the training and operation of their units and to guide command and staff officers charged with their employment."
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A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

A Study of the Transportation Set-up in District Five, Texas.

Date: August 1936
Creator: Atkins, Elmer L.
Description: This study is a comparative study of the transportation set-ups in the schools of District 5, Texas and attempted to determine the relationships various factors to pupil transportation cost. In light of the findings of the study, the writer made recommendations that would serve District 5 (i.e. Cooke, Grayson, Wise, Denton, and Collin counties).
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U.S. Climate Action Report 2010

U.S. Climate Action Report 2010

Date: June 2010
Creator: U.S. Department of State
Description: The Fifth U.S. Climate Action Report presents a detailed outline of the actions the U.S. is taking to address climate change, contains updated projections on U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, and underscores the United States commitment to address climate change.
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Could this be you? : don't travel unless your trip helps win the war.

Could this be you? : don't travel unless your trip helps win the war.

Date: 1945
Creator: United States. Office of Defense Transportation.
Description: Four cartoons in black line drawing on white; cartoons appear as paper sheets tacked to a blue background. They depict various excuses for travel which are characterized as frivolous: "It's impossible to find anything in the local shops." "We haven't seen Bob's children since way last fall." "But this contract is vital.""But Grandma misses us so."
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Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Description: This map shows states that have laws and regulations that incentivize the use of plug-in electric passenger vehicles. Policies include mandates for states to acquire plug-in electric vehicles for state fleets, access to High Occupancy Vehicle lanes or designated parking for plug-in electric vehicles, and financial incentives to private owners of such vehicles.
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