The Great Society Subway : A History of the Washington Metro.

The story of the Great Society Subway sheds light on the development of metropolitan Washington, postwar urban policy, and the promises and limits of rail transit in American cities.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Schrag, Zachary M.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Series:Creating the North American Landscape Ser.
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Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1 The City, 1791-1955
  • 2 The Plans, 1955-1965
  • 3 The Stations, 1965-1967
  • 4 The Region, 1966-1967
  • 5 The Bridge, 1966-1971
  • 6 The Builders, 1972-1976
  • 7 The Money, 1972-1980
  • 8 The District
  • 9 The Suburbs
  • 10 The Riders
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G
  • H
  • I
  • J
  • K
  • L
  • M
  • N
  • O
  • P
  • Q
  • R
  • S
  • T
  • U
  • V
  • W
  • Y
  • Z.