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Changing Lanes by Joseph F. C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis (review)

Changing Lanes by Joseph F. C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis (review) Book Reviews \ 109 for academics and practitioners alike. Just as industry clusters, such as computer technology in central California and artificial human limbs and joints in northern Indiana, logistics clusters have begun to emerge as an important variant on that theme. Practitioners, especially, may find that the book offers important considerations when making key location decisions. Joseph F. C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis, Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-262-01858-6. Hardcover US$34.00 Bruce Hartman, PhD Intermodal Transportation Institute, University of St. Francis Email: bhartman@stfrancis.edu Like many of you, I have used interstate freeway systems all my driving life. I witnessed them under construction in the far west years ago, as they pushed connecting links through and around cities, and saw some struggles urban centers endured to solve dilemmas that they presented. Through the years I sat in construction traffic jams and bottlenecks (I still do today!) hoping the end would come. But I never got the picture until Joseph DiMento and Cliff Ellis presented the story. Their account is an intellectual, technical, and social history of America's affair with the motorcar, told through the evolution of our urban interstate http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Transportation Journal Penn State University Press

Changing Lanes by Joseph F. C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis (review)

Transportation Journal , Volume 53 (1)

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Book Reviews \ 109 for academics and practitioners alike. Just as industry clusters, such as computer technology in central California and artificial human limbs and joints in northern Indiana, logistics clusters have begun to emerge as an important variant on that theme. Practitioners, especially, may find that the book offers important considerations when making key location decisions. Joseph F. C. DiMento and Cliff Ellis, Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-262-01858-6. Hardcover US$34.00 Bruce Hartman, PhD Intermodal Transportation Institute, University of St. Francis Email: bhartman@stfrancis.edu Like many of you, I have used interstate freeway systems all my driving life. I witnessed them under construction in the far west years ago, as they pushed connecting links through and around cities, and saw some struggles urban centers endured to solve dilemmas that they presented. Through the years I sat in construction traffic jams and bottlenecks (I still do today!) hoping the end would come. But I never got the picture until Joseph DiMento and Cliff Ellis presented the story. Their account is an intellectual, technical, and social history of America's affair with the motorcar, told through the evolution of our urban interstate

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