Chicago

Latitude: 
41.85
Longitude: 
-87.65
Region Related Areas: 
North America, United States
GeoNames ID: 
4 887 398

Green City: Explorations and Visions of Urban Sustainability

About this issue

This volume explores the “green city” concept from a global and interdisciplinary perspective. Contributions examine the conflicts inherent in eco-modernization and investigate opportunities to respond meaningfully to urban environmental challenges.

Content

Modern Transport

This is Chapter 13 of the virtual exhibition “Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad” by environmental historian Eric D. Olmanson. The chapter focuses on the emergence of modern transport and its impact on railroad companies such as the CB&Q.

Adoption of railroad time

This is Chapter 1 of the virtual exhibition “Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad” by environmental historian Eric D. Olmanson. It includes the story of how the Standard Time System was adopted in the US.