Paved Roads & Public Money: Connecticut Transportation in the Age of Internal Combustion [Hardback]

Richard DeLuca (Author)

ISBN: 9780819573032 | Published by: Wesleyan University Press | Series: Driftless Connecticut | Year of Publication: 2021 | Language: English 245p, H229 x W152 (mm) 50 photos, 1 table

Paved Roads & Public Money


Drawing on a wide array of primary material, civil engineer Richard DeLuca examines how land, law, and technology have shaped Connecticut and its transportation systems, including aviation, roads, bridges, ferries, steamboats, canals, railroads, electric trolleys, and water ports, in Connecticut and along the multi-state travel corridor from New York to Boston. This well-illustrated book focuses on key events in the development of transportation technology and legislation. It is arranged chronologically, highlighting themes from each period, showing the implications of state’s transportation history on the ongoing debates around infrastructure and funding.

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