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'On a road to nowhere....' analyzing motivations for undirected travel.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Transportation Research Part A: Policy & Practice. Sep2022, Vol. 163, p148-164. 17p.

Abstract: • Four main motivations were found for undirected travel by factor analysis. • Strongest travel motivations were found for active modes. • Motivation for undirected travel has clear relationships to physical/mental health. • The use of multiple modes i...

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An international time equivalency of the pure transfer penalty in urban transit trips: Closing the gap.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Transport Policy. Sep2022, Vol. 125, p48-55. 8p.

Abstract: The perception of transfers in urban transit trips plays a key role when choosing an appropriate design of a public transport network for a given city, as there are lines structures that involve significantly more connections than others, e.g. hub-and-...

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Professionals in Brazil, Students in the United States: Brazilian Women at Teachers College.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Teachers College Record. Oct2022, Vol. 124 Issue 10, p111-133. 23p.

Abstract: Background/Context: The article is part of a line of historical studies on training and improvement travels of Brazilian educators to foreign institutions. These studies have recently increased with the introduction of transnational history approaches....

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On the improbability of pre-European Polynesian voyages to Antarctica: a response to Priscilla Wehi and colleagues.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Oct2022, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p599-605. 7p.

Abstract: Recent publications by Wehi and colleagues assert that Māori or other Polynesians in the pre-European era voyaged to and from the Antarctic. Such ideas have been advanced for more than a century, largely in relation to Rarotongan traditions translated ...

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THE MAN WHO WAS BRIEFLY KING.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): History Today; Sep2022, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p64-73, 10p

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Abstract: The article focuses on high noon of colonialism in the late 19th century created opportunities for European-born adventurers to set themselves up as potentates on the periphery of empire. It mentions Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" who has set hims...

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Southwestern Collection.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Oct2022, Vol. 126 Issue 2, p1-13. 13p.

Abstract: Sulphur Springs native Frank Webster Pearce was a soldier in Texas's own 36th Infantry Division and the 111th Engineer Combat Battalion. State House Press has recently published A Private in the Texas Army: At War in Italy, France, and Germany with the...

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Introduction: Roads to Economic Knowledge: The Epistemic Virtues of Travel across the History of Thought.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): History of Political Economy. Jun2022, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p383-392. 10p.

Abstract: The two last substantive essays by Maria Bach and by Mauro Boianovsky and Gerardo Serra deal with the expectations of the Indian political economist Romesh Chunder Dutt and the well-known British economist Joan Robinson that were challenged on their re...

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Light-Duty Vehicle Trip Classification Using One-Class Novelty Detection and Exhaustive Feature Extraction.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications. May/Jun2022, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p3936-3945. 10p.

Abstract: Travel mode classification within travel survey data sets, especially light-duty vehicle (LDV) trips, is foundational, though nontrivial, to emerging mobility systems, travel behavior analysis, and fuel consumption estimation. Current travel mode detec...

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Meaningful inhibitors of the lean journey: a systematic review and categorisation of over 20 years of literature.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Production Planning & Control. Apr2022, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p403-426. 24p.

Abstract: Lean philosophy has been one of the most prominent methodologies of process improvement. Positive results from lean implementations have motivated managers to carry out lean transformations. However, the low success rates, linked to barriers to impleme...

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Spotlight on the traveller: Individual experiences of routine journeys.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Transport History. Aug2022, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p214-231. 18p.

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Abstract: All travel generates a range of feelings, responses and emotions that can be stimulated by many factors but recovering such responses to everyday travel in the past is difficult. Few conventional sources provide information on the travellers' experienc...

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