ENGR 101/HUM 200: Technology and Society October 20, 2005 Agenda Exam review session reminder: 6-7:30 pm today More on cars! Traffic as an international problem America and Car Culture Automotive industry as culture industry (Volti) Automotive developments as cultural developments (Roth)
October 20, 2005
Ceded land without reserving easements
Union Pacific RR
Contributed $7 million of $9 million needed
LA City Engineers
Suggested bond issue
State of CA
Initiated a gas tax
W.F. Ault, Chamber of Commerce
Wanted Whittier for small businesses
John Prince, city engineer
State Division of Highways
City of LA Streets Division
Edward Roybal, City CouncilWho Played a Role in the 6th St Bridge-Building?
Creosote-soaked wood. Cheaper? More attractive? Recycled? Who would say yes to this proposal and why?