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"Use Mass Transit," rush hour, Brooklyn, New York.
Is your trip necessary?, U.S. Office of Defense Transportation, Washington, D.C., 1943.


Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Related Resources

  • Strategic Plan, 2012 peruse
  • Influence of Transportation Infrastructure on Land Use (PDF file) . Read introduction and conclusion; Note how this relates to Weinberger (2007), above.
  • Commuting in America (PDF file), 2006, published by the Transportation Research Board and based on data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey presue to understand data, statistics that inform major issues


Timetable (draft)


  • Black, William R. Sustainable Transportation: Problems and Solutions. The Guilford Press, 2010 Amazon
  • Goddard, Stephen B. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century (Chicago Lectures in Mathematics). University Of Chicago Press, 1996. Amazon
  • Gutfreund, Owen D. Twentieth-Century Sprawl: Highways and the Reshaping of the American Landscape. Oxford University Press, 2005 Amazon
  • Hanson, Susan and Genevieve Giuliano, editors. The Geography of Urban Transportation, Third Edition. The Guilford Press, 2004. Amazon
  • Marshall, Alex. How Cities Work: suburbs, sprawl, and the roads not taken. University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, 2000. 243 pp. Amazon
  • Murphy, John. The Eisenhower Interstate System (Building America: Then and Now), Chelsea House Publications, 2009 Amazon
  • Shoup, Donald. The High Cost of Free Parking. American Planning Association. March 1, 2005 Amazon

Miscellaneous Reading