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Passenger Exposure to Noise at Transit Platforms in Los Angeles By Alexander Schaffer
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In Los Angeles County, 16 transit stations, on the Green and Gold Light Rail Lines and on the Harbor Transitway, are located in highway medians. Passengers on the platforms of these transit stations... More > are subjected to elevated noise levels produced by cars passing these stations. Exposure to these high sound volumes makes waiting for a bus or train unpleasant at best, and potentially harmful to passengers’ health. This study examines the noise levels at these stations with a goal of finding which stations are the loudest, identifying reasons why noise levels vary at the stations, and suggesting ways to reduce noise levels.< Less
IRT Interborough Rapid Transit / The New York City Subway: Its Design and Construction By The Interborough Transit Company
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On October 27, 1904, the Interborough Rapid Transit Company opened the first subway in New York City. Running between City Hall and 145th Street at Broadway, the line was greeted with enthusiasm... More > and, in some circles, trepidation. Created under the supervision of Chief Engineer S.L.F. Deyo, the arrival of the IRT foreshadowed the end of the “elevated” transit era on the island of Manhattan. The subway proved such a success that the IRT Co. soon achieved a monopoly on New York public transit. In 1940 the IRT and its rival the BMT were taken over by the City of New York. Today, the IRT subway lines still exist, primarily in Manhattan where they are operated as the “A Division” of the subway. Reprinted here is a special book created by the IRT, recounting the design and construction of the fledgling subway system. Originally created in 1904, it presents the IRT story with a flourish, and with numerous fascinating illustrations and rare photographs.< Less
Multimodal Transit Center By Nanette Martinez
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My proposal for the redevelopment of Guantanamo Bay City is to create a Multi-modal Transit Center by redesigning the existing ferry landing space. The Multi-modal Transit Center offers an... More > international entrance to the city that circulates passengers from the airport and the surrounding Caribbean Islands and connects them with the light rail system within the city. With 175,000 square feet, the transit center combines a ferry terminal, a light rail station, and a public roof garden. The building grows from the landscape into a green roof system of shifting platforms that allows for natural cooling and lighting.< Less
GAMESbrief Unplugged Volume 2: on traditional games, transition and the power of free [paperback] By Nicholas Lovell
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Making money from games in the twenty-first century Nicholas Lovell helps companies make money from games, understand emerging platforms (Apple’s iOS, Google Android, browser-based, online)... More > and navigate new business models. In this second volume of Nicholas’s provocative and incisive analysis, you will learn: • How ngMoco, Jagex and Bigpoint built businesses worth hundreds of millions on the power of free • How in-app purchases can transform your business’s revenues and profits • How a company with $100 million of venture backing went bust, and how to avoid their mistakes • What new online business models mean for hardware manufacturers, retail and traditional publishers If you want to ride the wave of online games, weather the transition to free and become a successful, profitable games business, you need to read this book.< Less
GAMESbrief Unplugged Volume 2: on traditional games, transition and the power of free [hardback] By Nicholas Lovell
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Making money from games in the twenty-first century Nicholas Lovell helps companies make money from games, understand emerging platforms (Apple’s iOS, Google Android, browser-based, online)... More > and navigate new business models. In this second volume of Nicholas’s provocative and incisive analysis, you will learn: • How ngMoco, Jagex and Bigpoint built businesses worth hundreds of millions on the power of free • How in-app purchases can transform your business’s revenues and profits • How a company with $100 million of venture backing went bust, and how to avoid their mistakes • What new online business models mean for hardware manufacturers, retail and traditional publishers If you want to ride the wave of online games, weather the transition to free and become a successful, profitable games business, you need to read this book.< Less
Cloud rEvolution By Yale Esrock, Richard Muñoz, Douglas Neal
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Cloud computing represents an evolution in technology and a revolution in business, for when a fixed asset like a computer becomes variable and on demand, all sorts of agility and new cost structures... More > open up. The Cloud rEvolution report tackles this new world of information technology in a four-volume series. “Laying the Foundation” (1) introduces the Cloud rEvolution and explores the core technologies that lay the groundwork for cloud computing. “The Art of Abstraction” (2) shows how abstraction loosens the IT stack for flexibility and efficiency, eying the ultimate abstraction: the cloud. “The Cloud Effect” (3) describes the impact the cloud is having on IT and business tactically and strategically. “A Workbook for Cloud Computing in the Enterprise” (4, downloadable separately) offers guidance for transitioning to the cloud, which is rapidly becoming a question of when and how, not if.< Less
Cloud rEvolution By Yale Esrock, Richard Muñoz, Douglas Neal
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Cloud computing represents an evolution in technology and a revolution in business, for when a fixed asset like a computer becomes variable and on demand, all sorts of agility and new cost structures... More > open up. The Cloud rEvolution report tackles this new world of information technology in a four-volume series. “Laying the Foundation” (1) introduces the Cloud rEvolution and explores the core technologies that lay the groundwork for cloud computing. “The Art of Abstraction” (2) shows how abstraction loosens the IT stack for flexibility and efficiency, eying the ultimate abstraction: the cloud. “The Cloud Effect” (3) describes the impact the cloud is having on IT and business tactically and strategically. “A Workbook for Cloud Computing in the Enterprise” (4, downloadable separately) offers guidance for transitioning to the cloud, which is rapidly becoming a question of when and how, not if.< Less
GHOST. By Nina Andorf
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To me, data is a living entity. It takes on various forms and has the ability to be manipulated and shared through millions of systems and operations. As data is collected and sent through an array... More > of communication tools and platforms it travels further and further from its original form. I see this transition as a form of data decay. Although data often evolves and its meaning changes, the true message degenerates and misleads us.< Less
MYSTERY BOX By J.C. MacQueen
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An inspirational art book that reflects the human journey in images and poetry. These provocative photo collages by J.C. MacQueen also graced the billboards on the Chicago Mass Transit platforms from... More > 1983 to the new millennium, marking the way for the now profound world-wide Public Art movement. Co-author and poet Nancy A. Fandel designed Mystery Box and chose lines from her poetry to tell the story. The words of 13th-century, Sufi, mystic poet, Jellaludin Rumi bookend the publication. Enjoy!< Less
MYSTERY BOX By J.C. MacQueen
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An inspirational art book that reflects the human journey in images and poetry. These provocative photo collages by J.C. MacQueen also graced the billboards on the Chicago Mass Transit platforms from... More > 1983 to the new millennium, marking the way for the now profound world-wide Public Art movement. Co-author and poet Nancy A. Fandel designed Mystery Box and chose lines from her poetry to tell the story. The words of 13th-century, Sufi, mystic poet, Jellaludin Rumi bookend the publication. Enjoy!< Less