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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

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

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,...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Acworth, Sir Jacob (c. 1668–1749), shipbuilder

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...

Acworth, Sir William Mitchell (1850–1925), railway economist

C. E. R. Sherrington.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Economics. 965 words.

Acworth, Sir William Mitchell (1850–1925), railway economist, was born at Rothley, Leicestershire, on 22 November 1850, the third son of the Revd William Acworth, vicar of Rothley, and his...

Adams, Charles Francis

John F. Stover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1393 words.

Adams, Charles Francis (27 May 1835–20 March 1915), railroad official, civic leader, and historian, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Francis Adams (1807–1886), a...

Adams, Gladstone (1880–1966), motorist and inventor of a windscreen wiper

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 563 words.

Adams, Gladstone (1880–1966), motorist and inventor of a windscreen wiper, was born on 16 May 1880 at 4 St Ann's Row, Newcastle upon Tyne, son of John Adams, metal merchant, and his wife,...

Adams, Henry (1713–1805), shipbuilder

Brian Lavery.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 667 words.

Adams, Henry (1713–1805), shipbuilder, was born in Deptford, the son of Anthony Adams, a shipwright at the town's royal dockyard. In 1726 he began his apprenticeship to Benjamin Slade, the...

Adams, Richard Borlase

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Business Finance. 100 words.

CBE 1983

Born 9 Sept. 1921; s of James Elwin Cokayne Adams and Susan Mercer Porter; m 1951, Susan Elizabeth Lambert; two s one d; died 8 Nov. 2009

Managing...

Adams, William Bridges (1797–1872), railway engineer

H. T. Wood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 659 words.

Adams, William Bridges (1797–1872), railway engineer, was born in Westminster, London, on 26 May 1797, the son of William Adams, a coach builder, and his wife, Ann. He showed an early...

adaptive cruise control

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 90 words.

A radar-based system within a vehicle that monitors the vehicle in front and adjusts the speed of the vehicle to

Addy, Mark Anthony (1840–1890), boatman and life-saver

John Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1085 words.

Addy, Mark Anthony (1840–1890), boatman and life-saver, was born at 2 Stage Buildings, The Parsonage, Manchester, on 13 April 1840, the sixth of eight children of Mark Addy (1801–1865), a...

advanced driver assistance system

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 85 words.

An in-vehicle system designed to help the driver with driving activities, such as navigation and parking. The system can include

advanced traffic management system

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport. 102 words.

A software system, used as part of an *Intelligent Transport System, that uses real-time data from cameras, speed