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  • Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation
  • Edward Humes
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  • 12 February 2019
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I was in the transportation business for 22 years at American President Lines where I designed computer systems to seamlessly transfer cargo between ships rail and trucks for just in time delivery Every few weeks I was on call 24 x 7 because if computer systems are down cargo isn t going anywhereHumes writes about the amazing complexity of transportation in delightful ways that will change how you look at the world around youHe begins simply with how a morning cup of coffee has a transportation footprint of at least 100000 miles His 63 mile drive to get the coffee is just a small fraction of that journey The car itself embodies at least 500000 miles when you add up how many miles the raw materials for it traveled And when you add in other miles part of a morning routine the orange juice dish soap socks you re talking over 3 million miles of goods movedAfter reading this book you will appreciate how pizza arrives at your door a great deal At a chain pizza central distribution center in Ontario California 14 big rigs arrive at 4 am every day 2 of them with Mozzarella in 2736 15 pound bags traveling 233 miles Other ingredientsmiles 936 cases tomato sauce278 Pepperoni and other meat1400 chicken toppings1600 Salt1900 and so on Empty pizza boxes arrive many times a day from 33 miles away though the pizza box store got them from 2200 miles distant And that s just the start of how that pizza eventually arrives at your doorBut pizza is nothing compared to what United Parcel Service does I especially liked what UPS manager Noel Massie had to say about how trucks are vital to the economy and our way of life but treated like interlopers on America s roads He d like to see dedicated highway freight lanes high speed lanes just for trucks isolated from passenger traffic and greater public transportation investment to take cars off the road making room for those freight lanes and trucks It s simple really Trucks are like the bloodstream in the human body They carry all the nutrients a body needs in order to be healthy If your blood stops flowing you would die If trucks stop moving the economy would die People have become truck haters They want them off the road People don t know what they re asking for Massie is right if trucks stopped running tens of millions of Americans would die ie 1 Holcomb 2006 When Trucks Stop America Stops American Trucking Assoc 2 McKinnon 2004 Life without Lorries or 3 A Week without Truck Transport Four Regions in SwedenTrucks run on diesel fuel which is finite I am flabbergasted that people assume the economy will keep growing and that we can continue to drive cars forever when conventional oil production peaked in 2005 90% of oil is conventional Conventional oil practically flows out of the ground unaided unconventional oil is nasty gunky distant difficult to get and uses so much energy that far less is available to society at largeOn top of that the transportation that matters ships rail and trucks use diesel engines nearly as essential as the fuel they burn due to their energy efficiency twice as good as gasoline engines and ability to do work Diesel engines can last 40 years and go a million miles Indeed Smil makes the case that civilization as we know it depends on diesel engines OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline, and Save the Planet seconds and crumbling infrastructureNow the way we move ourselves and our شہزادہ شہریار stuff is on the brink of great change as a new mobility revolution upends the car culture that for better and worse built modern America This unfolding revolution will disrupt lives and global trade transforming our commutes our vehicles our cities our jobs and every aspect of culture commerce and the environment We are uite literally at a fork in the road though whether it will lead us to Carmageddon or Carmaheaven has yet to be determinedUsing interviews data and deep exploration of the hidden world of ports traffic control centers and the research labs defining our transportation future acclaimed journalist Edward Humes break. 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