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  • Peering out the window, Donovan made mental notes of the activity he saw along the way: convoys of trucks hauling cedar logs from the interior, workers by the hundreds toiling in muddy rice fields wearing only loincloths, small carts on the road drawn by women, even children, delivery wagons attached to rubber-tired bicycles, young Japanese men in kimonos playing baseball in makeshift fields.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • If you really care about ETB (rubber-tired streetcars), you need to apy attention because Metro is making noise about converting the current lines to diesel.

    Energy, Transportation, and Land Use Patterns « PubliCola

  • Peering out the window, Donovan made mental notes of the activity he saw along the way: convoys of trucks hauling cedar logs from the interior, workers by the hundreds toiling in muddy rice fields wearing only loincloths, small carts on the road drawn by women, even children, delivery wagons attached to rubber-tired bicycles, young Japanese men in kimonos playing baseball in makeshift fields.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • POWERED by a motorcycle engine and operated through the conventional handlebar control, a rubber-tired motor wheel has been invented which is claimed to represent the ideal in cheap and rapid transportation.

    Boing Boing

  • The Dulles Toll Road right of way is more than sufficient for a light-rail or rubber-tired express/limited stop system which would be a fraction of the projected cost.

    Silver Line costs soar

  • According to historian Marty Jezer and Congressional hearings held in 1974, between 1920 and 1955, General Motors bought up more than 100 electric mass transit systems in 45 cities, allowed them to deteriorate, and then replaced them with rubber-tired, diesel-powered buses.

    Why we don’t have trains | clusterflock

  • Surrounded by soldiers, the tiny pale figure in the tiny pale coffin seemed so slight and oddly out of place that at any moment one half expected her to float free of her lumbering, rubber-tired mooring.

    Requiem For A Saint

  • As part of a $900,000 legal settlement with EPA, the ARCO Terminal Services Corp. agreed to spend $675,000 on a project to demonstrate a new emissions control technology for rubber-tired gantry cranes at the Port of Long Beach.

    California tops with most air polluted cities

  • The squat, rubber-tired vehicles, which have a top speed of about 5 mph, drove 1 1/2 miles in all.

    Think Progress » “In the deadliest attack

  • SBAFFONI: Oh, I'm sure, you know, depending on their exact conditions, they'll be placed on the rubber-tired vehicles or the vehicles that they use to go in and out of the mine and they'll be brought out.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2006

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