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Bring on Solutionary Rail!
Sun, Riviera
A look at Solutionary Rail, a people-powered campaign to electrify America's railroads and open corridors to clean and renewable energy.
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Gute Argumente: Verkehr
Seifried, Dieter
Informiert anschaulich and sachlich über die Grundlagen des Verkehrssystems, über the Hintergründe der auto-orientierten Gesleeschaft und uber unweltschonende und wirtschaflich vorteilhafte Alternativ...
A History of Canadian Wealth
Myers, Gustavus
Myers lays bare the corruption, swindling, land deals, and bribery that are at the basis of Canadian history. This is Canada's past seen through the eyes of a muckraker.
New Options for America
Satin, Mark
Not a Sentimental Journey: What's Behind the VIA Rail Cuts, What YOU Can Do About It
Davis, Jo (ed)
A response to the attack on passenger rail service in Canada.
Our transportation future
The billions of dollars proposed to be spent on roads would be better invested in electrifying the main rail lines in Canada.
Workers' Control on the Railroad: A Practical Example 'Right Under Your Nose'
Morgan, R.E. (Lefty); Pool, G.R.; Young, D.J.
Morgan outlines his philosophy of workers' control. Anthropologists Gail Pool and Donna Young locate Lefty's work in current debates.

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Transport Action Canada
Transport 2000 Canada is a non-profit, non-partisan federation of consumer groups and individuals which advocates improved rail passenger, air, bus, marine and urban transportation throughout Canada. ...

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What America can learn from Europe's high-speed trains
Adler, Ben
Adler examines the lagging state of high-speed rail technology in America while analyzing Germany's approach to transit and urban planning as a model for improvement.