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San Diego County: Towards a Reliable and Sustainable Public Transportation System

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Franco Boscolo

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A comparison of the impact of an earthquake Chile and Haiti

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http://www.ehs.unu.edu/article/read/worldriskreport-2011

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A comparison of the impact of an earthquake Chile and Haiti

The chart compares 2 earthquakes and their different results for the countries. The number of deaths for Haiti is far higher (higher population density and a lesser standard of living, worse conditions after the event). However, the material loss for Chile was higher due to a bigger economy but the actual impact of the economy was far less due to a higher GDP, quicker response and better measures after the event. Different factors of a country decide about the long-term impact of a natural disaster . ... Read more about A comparison of the impact of an earthquake Chile and Haiti

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Development banks pledge $175bn for public transport at Rio+20

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Jonathan Watts
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Money will be invested in building transport systems that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The world's biggest development banks have made a fundamental investment shift from roads to public transport, under a $175bn (£111bn) initiative to promote buses, trains and cycle lanes that was unveiled on Wednesday at the Rio+20 Earth summit. ... Read more about Development banks pledge $175bn for public transport at Rio+20

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Return to London please, via Moscow: Kremlin paves way for East to West rail link after after 'approving' $99bn Bering Strait tunnel

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Wil Longbottom
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  • Trip of a lifetime would take the best part of three weeks through picturesque Alaska and Siberia
  • Russia set to complete extension of rail network to tip of Siberia by 2030
  • $99 billion plan would see 65-mile tunnel bored under Bering Strait and linking East and West

The prospect of an epic train journey from New York to London might seem like a distant dream for those seeking the ultimate railway holiday. ... Read more about Return to London please, via Moscow: Kremlin paves way for East to West rail link after after 'approving' $99bn Bering Strait tunnel

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the national railroad route in china

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http://bbs.railcn.net/viewthread.php?tid=449755

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the national railroad route in china

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passenger routes

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electrified railway

potential railroad sites

inter-city railway routes

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