Rooney, David, 1974-

Spaces of congestion and traffic : politics and technologies in twentieth-century London / David Rooney. - London ; New York, NY : Routledge, c2019. - x, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 centimetres. - Transport and mobility . - Transport and mobility .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introducing the traffic problem -- The traffic problem in urban planning -- Engineers, flyovers and empires -- Cops, guard-rails and segregation -- Economists, prices and markets -- Scientists, sensors and surveillance -- The traffic problem and the mobilities of capital -- Conclusions and epilogue.

9781138580732 (hbk : alk. paper)

2018018188


Traffic engineering--History--England--London
Traffic congestion--History--England--London
Traffic congestion--Political aspects--History--England--London
Transportation, Automotive--History--England--London
Urban transportation--England--London.
City planning--History--England--London

HE311.G72 / L663 2019