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Published: 01 June 2013
Marines secure gear atop Swedish BV tracked vehicles—the only motorized transport in the treacherous mountain terrain north of the Arctic Circle. Marines secure gear atop Swedish BV tracked vehicles—the only motorized transport in the treacherous mountain terrain north of the Arctic Circle. More
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 12–13.
Published: 01 June 2016
... transportation subways Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 ...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 5–10.
Published: 01 June 2016
... after his son left. YANJIAO, China—At 5:30 a.m., on a recent Monday, 65-year-old Chen Yuguo began standing in line at a bus stop in Yanjiao, a city about 20 miles east of Beijing. Beijing China cities transportation development hukou Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 ...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 26–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in storage and transport, unsold at The costs of waste are shockingly high. market, or tossed out by consumers. Aside from monetary losses for farmers, In developing nations, loss and waste producers, and consumers, waste also en- are primarily caused by inefficient infra...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to stoke a rebellion against the Romans. He tells a small crowd, “They’ve bled us white, the bastards,” and asks his comrades, “What have the Romans done for us ?” The other men reply by cataloging Rome’s great building projects, transportation networks, and bureaucratic systems. The agitator, played...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 14–18.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... This is entirely normal in the capital: Greater London is a series of towns, villages, and once-independent cities (like Southwark or Westminster) that grew together into a metropolis that is now administered by a mayor. London has had for over 80 years both an integrated transport network and a clear identity...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 53–61.
Published: 01 June 2015
... thermal isolation of residential dwellings, more efficient heating and cooling systems, more economical ways to use private and public transport, and reducing the energy used to produce a vast range of goods and services by individuals, families, communities, nations, even the entire globe...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 73–78.
Published: 01 June 2003
... If 19 terrorists could so artfully use Ameri­ James Loy, put it: “Growing global trade ca’s air transportation system against the may also provide the delivery mechanism for United States, what might they do to take a devastating attack.” advantage of the country’s infinitely larger On September...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 46–57.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Marines secure gear atop Swedish BV tracked vehicles—the only motorized transport in the treacherous mountain terrain north of the Arctic Circle. Marines secure gear atop Swedish BV tracked vehicles—the only motorized transport in the treacherous mountain terrain north of the Arctic Circle. ...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Age starchitecture of the Burj Khalifa or Martian landscape comparisons when you can literally go to space, pick up the reins of Muslim cosmology, and aim for the stars? So, when Dubai hosts the World Expo in 2020—potentially featuring Elon Musk’s first high-speed Hyperloop transport system—the United...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 35–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of produce is traded in the nearby market with people known to each other. Under such a situation, the need for infrastructure—such as roads for transportation—is limited, and a legal system for contract enforcement is not required. When the production moves to manufacturing, the economies of scale become...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2018
... with food; we want to live in neighborhoods that have access to transportation, abundantly stocked shops, good and safe schools, pleasant streets, and kind residents. We want interesting jobs, holidays elsewhere, and not to be at the mercy of somebody’s tyrannical whim. For at least four decades it has...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 June 2018
... their gimmicky run came to an end. Out of a promised 2,000 buses, only 1,000 were ordered. With a total cost in the hundreds of millions, the buses made for a rather expensive toy, paid for by the public. Johnson’s frivolous endeavor was an early indication of what was to come. His transport tinkering also...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... be built on the island’s doorstep. It is one piece of an ambitious economic development plan for the coastal region known as the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) corridor. The project is intended to facilitate the transport of goods and services from landlocked Ethiopia and South Sudan...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 9–15.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., however, won’t be spending as much on traditional British tourist attractions. Andrew Lloyd Webber has predicted a “bloodbath” for West End theaters this summer. The Games’ physical legacy includes upgrades to transportation and the construction of housing in the shape of the Olympic Village...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 110–121.
Published: 01 December 2011
... with Russian). When the rail system arrived, it was the wider Russian gauge of 4 feet 11 5/8 inches, designed to make certain that invaders from the west or east, where rails are spaced the standard international width of 4 feet 8 1/2 inches, would be unable simply to roll their troop transports...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 25–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... engineer recounts being him over for transport and trial in the fed­ beaten repeatedly with two-inch thick ca­ eral court for the Southern District of New bles and threatened with electrocution while York.3 That same year, the Central Intelli­ being questioned about al-Qaeda. After his gence...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 47–52.
Published: 01 June 2004
... to city markets quickly. But the coun­ new varieties of food crops were unsuited to try’s “feeder” roads from the countryside to Africa’s climate. The civil wars that have the cities are poor, and the cost of truck been so much a part of postcolonial Africa’s transportation is high, partly because...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2015
... costs. There is an enormous potential to reap substantial energy savings in each of the major energy-consuming sectors—lighting, buildings, appliances, industry, and transportation. For example, about 20 percent of global electricity consumption goes to lighting. If all the world’s light bulbs were...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... are still struggling to answer. The problem was that housing, transportation and utilities infrastructure in the big metropolitan areas of Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane was lagging behind this population surge. Australia's unusual pattern of settlement, concentrated in a handful of coastal cities...
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