The Resource Lights, lines, and heavy fines, Windfall Films, (evideo)

Lights, lines, and heavy fines, Windfall Films, (evideo)

Label
Lights, lines, and heavy fines
Title
Lights, lines, and heavy fines
Statement of responsibility
Windfall Films
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Every day our cities are swamped with a logjam of cars, trucks, and buses. Behind this chaos, though, lies a master plan which struggles to keep the modern city on the move. This program explores the age-old battle between the city and its traffic as we follow a colorful London cabby on his journeys throughout the city. The program explains the origin of traffic signals, examines the American grid plan, speaks to the man responsible for all traffic management in London, visits Scotland Yard's Traffic Control Center, and follows the London cabby back in time to contrast traffic and planning in Victorian London with today's city
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
11 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • Windfall Films
Runtime
29
Series statement
Metropolis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture, Modern
  • Population policy
  • Rural-urban migration
  • Social change
  • Social ecology
  • Urbanization
Technique
live action
Label
Lights, lines, and heavy fines, Windfall Films, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=5819
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 01, 2009
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
London Traffic: Historical Overview (3:41) -- London: Traffic Challenges on Land and Sea (4:28) -- Traffic Signals to Control Traffic (3:53) -- London's Traffic Control (3:57) -- Traffic Engineers: Master Traffic Plan (4:32) -- Scotland Yard Controls Traffic (4:00) -- End of Traffic? (3:35)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 5815s
  • 5819
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100005819
  • 100005819
  • (OCoLC)707965139
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Lights, lines, and heavy fines, Windfall Films, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=5819
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 01, 2009
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
London Traffic: Historical Overview (3:41) -- London: Traffic Challenges on Land and Sea (4:28) -- Traffic Signals to Control Traffic (3:53) -- London's Traffic Control (3:57) -- Traffic Engineers: Master Traffic Plan (4:32) -- Scotland Yard Controls Traffic (4:00) -- End of Traffic? (3:35)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 5815s
  • 5819
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100005819
  • 100005819
  • (OCoLC)707965139
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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