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1Title:  Limited ways: a plan for the greater Chicago traffic area : a report to the City Council of the city of Chicago   
 Creator:  Chicago (Ill.) City Council. Committee on Traffic and Public Safety, | Massen, John Andrew, 1884- | McClintock, Miller, 1894-1960 
 Notes:  A report which embodies in consolidated form, three reports, based on extended studies made by and under the direction of the Committee on traffic and public safety, entitled, respectively, "The greater Chicago traffic area", "Limited ways for the greater Chicago traffic area" and "A limited way plan for the greater Chicago traffic area." Consult page 1, first sequence. These reports are also published separately. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  36, 58, 103 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 32 cm 
 Subjects:  Traffic congestion -- Management -- Illinois -- Chicago | Traffic congestion -- Illinois -- Chicago | Express highways -- Illinois -- Chicago | Communication and traffic -- Illinois -- Chicago | Chicago (Ill.) -- Maps | Communication and traffic | Express highways | Traffic congestion Management | Traffic congestion | Illinois Chicago | Maps

Collection:  Newberry Library 
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2Title:  Stuck in traffic: coping with peak-hour traffic congestion   
 Creator:  Downs, Anthony. | Brookings Institution 
 Publication:  Brookings Institution, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Washington, D.C, Cambridge, Mass, c1992. 
 Notes:  From the John F. Tucker transit history collection. Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-206) and index. 
 Extent:  xi, 210 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Traffic congestion -- United States | Traffic flow -- United States | Land use, Urban -- United States

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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3Title:  Five or six hundred coaches more useful to the publick than seven hundred within the bills of mortality.   
 Publication:  [London?, 1790?]  
 Extent:  1 sheet ; 1⁰. 
 Subjects:  Traffic congestion - England - London | Coaching (Transportation) - England - London - Early works to 1800

Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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4Title:  Report of the Senate Interim Committee on San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan rapid transit problems   
 Creator:  California Legislature. Senate. Interim Committee on San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Rapid Transit Problems. 
 Publication:  Senate Interim Committee, Sacramento, Calif, 1953. 
 Notes:  Cover title: Mass rapid transit answer to traffic congestion in the San Francisco Bay Area. From the John F. Tucker transit history collection. 
 Extent:  35 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Local transit -- Research -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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5Title:  Articles, 1961-1962   
 Creator:  Conway, ThomasJr 
 Notes:  Item : 1950-1960 population shift poses transportation problem, reprint, Traffic quarterly, January 1961. Item : Rapid transit must be improved to alleviate traffic congestion, reprint, Traffic quarterly, January 1962; also in Ms. 
 Extent:  2 
 Subjects:  Local transit -- United States | Traffic congestion

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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6Title:  The cat's whiskers!: sure cure for traffic congestion : 101 experts can't be wrong   
 Publication:  s.n, United States, 1954] 
 Notes:  Cover title. 
 Extent:  [21] p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Cities and towns -- Growth -- United States | Traffic congestion -- United States | Urban transportation policy -- United States

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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7Title:  Solve your traffic problem by speeding up public transit: prepared for delivery before the 1957 Annual Conference of the United States Conference of Mayors, Hotel Waldorf-Astoria, New York September 11, 1957   
 Creator:  Thoma, Roswell F. | Conference of the United States Conference of Mayors (1957 : New York, NY) 
 Publication:  Delaware Coach Company, Wilmington, Del, [1957] 
 Notes:  Cover title. Reprinted by Delaware Coach Company, Wilmington Delaware. 
 Extent:  12 p. ; 22 cm. 
 Subjects:  Traffic congestion | Transportation -- Planning

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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8Title:  Final report on Philadelphia Urban Traffic Symposium   
 Creator:  Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia Urban Traffic Symposium Committee. 
 Publication:  s.n, Philadelphia, Pa, 1953?] 
 Notes:  Symposium held at the Benjamin Franklin Hotel, September 24, 1953. Typescript. 
 Extent:  24, A1- A6, B1 - B7, [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm. 
 Subjects:  Traffic congestion -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Congresses | Local transit -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Congresses

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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9Title:  Truck jam   
 Creator:  Stickland, Paul | Toy and Movable Books Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 
 Publication:  Ragged Bears, Inc, Brooklyn, NY, 2001. 
 Notes:  Cover title. "Published in 2001 in the United States by Ragged Bears, Inc. ..." Originally published in Great Britain in 1999 by Ragged Bears Publishing. Pop-up pictures depict several trucks engaged in various activities such as pouring sand, getting stuck in traffic, and being towed. 
 Extent:  28 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm 
 Subjects:  Trucks -- Juvenile literature | Trucks -- Juvenile fiction | Traffic congestion -- Juvenile fiction | Toy and movable books -- Specimens | Pop-up books -- Specimens | Trucks Fiction | Traffic congestion Fiction | Stories in rhyme | Toy and movable books | Toy and movable books | Specimens | Pop-up books | Toy and movable books | Stories in rhyme | CHR 2001

Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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10Title:  The problem of traffic congestion: extracts from reports of traffic surveys and leading articles on the traffic problem in City Streets   
 Creator:  American Electric Railway Association 
 Publication:  American Electric Railway Association, New York, 1924. 
 Extent:  120 p. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Traffic engineering

Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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11Title:  A planning study of traffic congestion in a growing community - Annandale, Va   
 Creator:  McIntosh, William F. 
 Notes:  Master's essay. Columbia University. Urban Planning. Includes bibliography. 
 Extent:  32 p. 
Collection:  Columbia University 
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12Title:  The assassination of Henry IV, King of France, 1610: a tumultuous scene on the streets of Paris, in which the King's coach is stuck in traffic and the assassin fatally wounds the King in his coach. Etching by J. and C. Luyken.   
 Creator:  Luiken, Caspar, 1672-1708.  | Luiken, Jan, 1649-1712. 
 Publication:  [The Netherlands]  
 Extent:  1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 28.4 x 37.2 cm 
 Subjects:  Traffic congestion | Paris (France) | Henry IV, King of France, 1553-1610 Assassination.

Collection:  Wellcome Collection 
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13Title:  Paying for roads: the economics of traffic congestion   
 Creator:  Roth, Gabriel Joseph, 1926- 
 Publication:  Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1967. 
 Extent:  153 p. tables, diagrs. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Roads -- Great Britain -- Finance

Collection:  Yale University 
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14Title:  Urban traffic congestion: Presented at the thirty-third annual meeting, January 12-15, 1954   
 Creator:  National Research Council (U.S.) Highway Research Board. 
 Publication:  Washington, 1954. 
 Extent:  39 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Traffic engineering | Streets | Express highways

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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15Title:  Parking: legal, financial, administrative   
 Creator:  Joint Committee on Urban Traffic Congestion and Parking (U.S.) 
 Publication:  Eno Foundation for Highway Traffic Control, Saugatuck, Conn, 1956. 
 Extent:  196 p. illus. 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Automobile parking

Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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16Title:  The right and the wrong approach to traffic congestion   
 Creator:  Kearns, E. E. | General Electric Company 
 Publication:  General Electric, S.l.], [1953?] 
 Notes:  Reprint. From: Load magazine, September 1953. 
 Extent:  [4] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Traffic engineering

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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17Title:  Planning for city traffic   
 Creator:  American Academy of Political and Social Science | Macdonald, Austin F. (Austin Faulks), 1898- 
 Publication:  The American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, 1927. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  v, 264 p. illus. (incl. maps, plans) diagrs. (1 fold.) 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Traffic regulations -- United States | City planning | Cities and towns -- United States

Collection:  Newberry Library 
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18Title:  The Los Angeles traffic problem: a detailed engineering report with photographs and maps, showing the causes of congestion and recommending measures for relief   
 Creator:  Automobile Club of Southern California 
 Publication:  Automobile Club of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif, 1922] 
 Notes:  Incluces aerial photographs of downtown Los Angeles. 
 Extent:  45 p., [2] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 34 cm. 
 Subjects:  Traffic engineering -- California -- Los Angeles | Traffic congestion -- California -- Los Angeles | Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Maps

Collection:  Yale University 
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19Title:  Summary of a public opinion survey on transportation needs in Chester County: connecting landscapes ; the comprehensive transportation plan for Chester County   
 Creator:  Chester County Planning Commission (Pa.) 
 Publication:  Chester County Planning Commission, West Chester, Pa, 2000. 
 Notes:  Cover title. "Your opinion counts"--Cover. 
 Extent:  31 p. : ill., maps, charts ; 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  Local transit -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County | Transportation -- Planning -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County | Traffic congestion -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County

Collection:  Hagley Library 
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20Title:  Market Street postcards   
 Notes:  Contains 4 postcards printed in color and 3 printed in black and white. Contains images of store fronts and automobile and pedestrian traffic looking east and west on Market Street. Views depict Market Street looking: at the Market Street loop; west from 10th Street, showing Woolworth & Co. 5 and 10 store; west of 11th Street showing the Denckla, Inquirer and Reading Terminal buildings and east from City Hall showing the Wanamaker Department store. Also includes a bird's eye view of Market Street looking west towards West Philadelphia. 
 Extent:  7 photomechanical prints (postcards): photolithograph; 9 x 15 cm.(3.5 x 5.5 in.) 
 Subjects:  Stores & shops Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Traffic congestion Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Vehicles Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Market Street (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Photomechanical prints Color 1900-1910 | Photomechanical prints 1900-1910 | Postcards 1900-1910

Collection:  Library Company 
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