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abbreviated injury scale

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 174 words.

An anatomical scoring system to classify and describe the severity of injuries. It was developed in 1971 by the Association

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accessibility planning

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 131 words.

A planning approach designed to ensure that people are not excluded from access to employment, education, food shops, and essential

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Acosta, Bertrand Blanchard

Roger D. Launius.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1347 words.

Acosta, Bertrand Blanchard (01 January 1895–01 September 1954), aviation pioneer, was born in San Diego, California, the son of Aphonse Ferdinand Acosta and Martha Blanche Snook,...

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active traffic management

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 117 words.

A method of increasing the peak volumes and smoothing the flow of traffic without the need to build more road

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active travel

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 100 words.

The modes of transport that require physical activity, such as walking and cycling. Campaigns to encourage active travel are particularly

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activity space

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 102 words.

A transport research method that uses as its basis the space in which people move about when conducting their activities

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activity travel diary

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 57 words.

A research method used to follow (usually for seven days) the activities of participants and how they relate to their

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activity-based model

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 64 words.

A model used in transport and urban planning that is used to predict where and when an individual carries out

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actor network theory

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 120 words.

An agent-based approach to social theory and research, which treats objects as part of social networks. The concept originated in

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Acworth, Sir Jacob

Brian Lavery.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 929 words.

Acworth, Sir Jacob (c. 1668–1749), shipbuilder, about whom details of parentage and early life are unknown, began his apprenticeship as a carpenter about 1682. He was probably a relative of...

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