Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Mass Motorization and Mass Transit by David W. Jones

Mass Motorization and Mass Transit examines how the United States became the world's most thoroughly motorized nation and why mass transit has been more displaced in the United States than in any other advanced industrial nation. The book's historical and international perspective provides a uniquely effective framework for understanding both the intensity of U.S. motorization and the difficulties the country will face in moderating its demands on the world's oil supply and reducing the CO2 emissions generated by motor vehicles. No other book offers as comprehensive a history of mass transit, mass motorization, highway development, and suburbanization or provides as penetrating an analysis of the historical differences between motorization in the United States and that of other advanced industrial nations.

Buy Mass Motorization and Mass Transit by David W. Jones from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780253221711
ISBN-10: 0253221714
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Mass Motorization and Mass Transit by David W. Jones

Book Reviews - Mass Motorization and Mass Transit by David W. Jones

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Mass Motorization and Mass Transit book by David W. Jones and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - David W. Jones

David W. Jones is a historian and policy analyst who has taught at Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley, where he served as research manager at the Institute for Transportation Studies. Jones has been a staff consultant to regional transportation planning agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Books By David W. Jones

Disordered Personalities and Crime by David W. Jones
Paperback, August 2015
$62.99
Marriage and the Family by David W. Jones
Paperback, May 2012
$21.21
God, Marriage, and Family by David W. Jones
Paperback, May 2010
$37.54
Understanding Criminal Behaviour by David W. Jones
Paperback, November 2007
$54.89