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Edward Humes Å 3 read & download review Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy it now get it today world of transportation revealing the surprising truths mounting challenges and logistical magic behind every trip we take and every click we makeTransportation dominates our daily existence Thousands even millions of miles are embedded in everything we do and touch We live in a door to door universe that works so well most Americans are scarcely aware of it The grand ballet in which we move ourselves and our stuff is euivalent to building the Great Pyramid the Hoover Dam and the Empire State Building all in a day Every day And yet in the one highly visible part of the transportation worldthe part we drivewe suffer grinding commutes a.
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Edward Humes Å 3 read & download review Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB S down the complex movements of humans goods and machines as never before from increasingly car less citizens to the distance UPS goes to deliver a leopard printed phone case Tracking one day in the life of his family in Southern California Humes uses their commutes traffic jams grocery stops and online shopping excursions as a springboard to explore the paradoxes and challenges inherent in our system He ultimately makes clear that transportation is one of the few big things we can changeour personal choices do have a profound impact and that fork in the road is coming up fastDoor to Door is a fascinating detective story investigating the worldwide cast of supporting characters and technologies that have enabled us to move from here to therepast present and future.read ¶ eBook or Kindle ePUB Å Edward Humes
Edward Humes Å 3 read & download review Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB Violent death every fifteen minutes a dire injury every twelve seconds and crumbling infrastructureNow the way we move ourselves and our stuff is on the brink of great change as a new mobility revolution upends the car culture that for better and worse built modern America This unfolding revolution will disrupt lives and global trade transforming our commutes our vehicles our cities our jobs and every aspect of culture commerce and the environment We are uite literally at a fork in the road though whether it will lead us to Carmageddon or Carmaheaven has yet to be determinedUsing interviews data and deep exploration of the hidden world of ports traffic control centers and the research labs defining our transportation future acclaimed journalist Edward Humes break.
- Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation
- Edward Humes
- 18 October 2020