Socioeconomic Characteristics and Transportation in Berlin
Berlin's future as a site of commerce and services, as a significant goods handling center and as an important focus for commercial relationships, is dependent upon an intact transportation...

The Berlin Local Transport Company (BVG): A Part of Berlin
Public transport was in existence in Berlin for more than 150 years. Buses, trams, and underground trains were combined in a single company, whose initials BVG became part of Berlin. As...

Crowning Achievement
The $800 million Sony Center built in Potsdamer Platz in Berlin is divided into seven structures which are all literally brought together under one roof. The fabric and glass roof, which...

Deep Foundations in Berlin, Germany: Three Case Histories

Design and Construction of Earth Retaining Systems
This proceedings, Design and Construction of Earth Retaining Systems, contains papers presented at sessions sponsored by the Geo-Institute...

Berlin's Big Dig
As the first of many major development projects for the new Berlin, the DM 1.5 billion FriedrichstadtPassengen project is the largest private construction investment in Berlin's...

Application of the Maglev System in Germany
After the unification of Germany in 1991, the Federal Government decided to investigate Maglev links between the old and new Federal States to cope with the considerable increase of East-West...

Univeral System Architecture — Based on European Field Trials
From the ongoing major IVHS/RIT operational field tests in Europe and taking into account the results of the 3 years Berlin field trial LISB it can be assumed that the winning communications...

A Review of European Developments in Route Guidance and Navigation Systems
This paper summarises the rapid progress in Europe in developing in-vehicle navigation systems. It discusses the various studies which have been carried out of the benefits of route guidance,...

Disease Risks of Occupational Exposure to Sewage
A need exists for assessment of the potential health risks to the public from waters receiving waste discharges. Some insight concerning such risks may be gained from a review of studies...

 

 

 

 

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