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Transportation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Barney Circle interstate bridge fight records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2355
Overview The Citizens Committee to Stop It Again (CCSIA) emerged as a group of neighbors and neighborhoods on both sides of the Anacostia River affected by the traffic movements (congestion, etc.) and loss of parkland amenity that would result from the proposed interstate bridge at the Barney Circle. The CCSIA worked with other community groups and the local chapter of the Sierra Club and showed that the freeway would increase congestion of the freeway and street networks while converting scarce urban...
Dates: 1979 - 1996

Charles Carroll Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2180
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, speeches, clippings, videos, and slides. This material dates from 1969-89 with the bulk falling between 1968-1973. The slides document mass transit operations throughout the world including Tokyo, Singapore, Toronto, Montreal, and Hong Kong. Most of the correspondence and memos are those Carter sent and is primarily business related although there are personal letters. The collection also contains files related to Urban Systems that were probably...
Dates: 1969-1989

Cody Pfanstiehl papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2016
Abstract Collection consists primarily of photocopied multiple-page letter-size documents. The bulk of the collection is memoranda and typewritten notes. These memoranda come from different departments within WMATA and some from outside sources, so both the style and format vary. The collection also has bound reports, oversize magazines and maps, oversize timeline projections, and original newspaper.
Dates: 1967-1982

Committee of 100 on the Federal City records [Part I]

 Collection
Identifier: MS2017
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, publications, newspaper articles, memorandum, bank statements, financial records, maps, and blueprints. The material dates from 1932-2003 with the bulk of the material falling within the dates 1950-87. The majority of the documents focus on city planning and transportation issues. These detail the various highway and rapid transit projects facing the district, as well as looking at zoning regulations and legal procedures and the debates and...
Dates: 1932-1995; Majority of material found within Circa 1970 - Circa 1999

Gordon Murray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2179
Overview This collection contains the working files of Gordon Murray during his time with the Department of Transportation. These materials date from 1811-1971 with the bulk of the records falling between 1966-1971. The files are composed of correspondence, memos, and briefings all related to aspects of transportation from aeronautics, maritime, commerce transportation, railroad, and urban transportation.
Dates: 1811-1971; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1971

Greater Washington Board of Trade records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2029
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, audio tapes, photographs, directories, programs, and artifacts. These materials date from 1899-1986. The founders of the Board of Trade shared a vision of a vibrant multi-faceted region and its history reflects the Board's involvement in almost every major issue concerning the metropolitan area. This subjects includes economic development, home rule, business development, trade associations, race relations, transportation,...
Dates: 1889-1986

IBT Local 814 records

 Collection
Identifier: IBT0029
Overview This collection contains materials produced by or amassed by Local teamsters union 814 dating from 1943-1995.
Dates: 1943-1995

John Nolen, Jr. papers

 Collection — Oversize-folder UP1
Identifier: MS2193
Overview This collection contains materials related to the work of John Nolen as an urban planner in Washington D.C. The materials date from 1906-2000 with the bulk of the material falling between 1935 and 1968. The materials in this collection include official records from organizations such as the Committee of 100 on the Federal City and the National Capital Park and Planning Commission (now the National Planning Commission) for which John Nolen worked as well as material from organizations of which...
Dates: 1906-2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1968

Labor Union Constitutions, By-Laws, Agreements and Other Records collection

 Collection
Identifier: LAC0012
Overview The collection is comprised of printed copies of various union constitutions and their by-laws, as well as contractual, wage and working condition agreements between unions and their employers, dating from 1883-1999. The majority of the unions represented are related to the railroad industry, including the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees, and the United Transportation Union. Also...
Dates: 1883-2009

Myles Glasgow papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2155
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, reports, notes, photographs, and transcripts from 1967-1998 relating to the civic work of Myles Glasgow and covers such topics as zoning, bridge safety, Adams Morgan, and transportation.
Dates: 1967-1998