Cover: Transport technology and the "real world"

Transport technology and the "real world"

Published 1963

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A discussion of transport planning and technology. The paper points out that transportation systems should respond to human needs and should not become a costly end in themselves. Thought must be given to the impact of such systems on the quality and character of community and national life and on the locational pattern of economic activity.

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