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  7. Oh, Yoonseok, et al. “Evaluating the Impact of the Sudden Collapse of Major Freeway Connectors on Rapid Transit and Adjacent Freeway Systems: San Francisco Bay Area Case Study.” Applied Sciences, vol. 7, no. 7, 2017, p. 726., doi:10.3390/app7070726.

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Book Citations:


  1. Higashide, Steven. Better Buses, Better Cities: How to Plan, Run, and Win the Fight for Effective Transit. Island Press, 2019.

  2. Healy, Michael C. BART: the Dramatic History of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System. Heyday, 2016.

  3. Spieler, Christof. Trains, Buses, People: an Opinionated Atlas of US Transit. ISLANDPRESS, 2018.

  4. Walker, Jarrett. Human Transit How Clearer Thinking About Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives. Island Press/Center for Resource Economics, 2012.

  5. Rothstein, Richard. The Color of Law: a Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.

  6. Owen, David. Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer, and Driving Less Are the Keys to Sustainability. Penguin, 2011.

  7. Dougherty, Conor. Golden Gates Fighting for Housing in America. Penguin Press, 2020.

  8. Edwards, Brian. Sustainability and the Design of Transport Interchanges. Routledge, 2011.

  9. Regional Rapid Transit: a Report to the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit Commission, 1953-1955. Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Hall and Macdonald, 1956.

  10. Richards, Brian. New Movement in Cities. Studio Vista, 1969.