Video of the Month: Lewis Mumford on the City (1963)

“This short documentary is part of a series hosted by American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic Lewis Mumford, who was particularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture. This episode presents a study of an old but still-growing problem: how to ensure the city is accessible to all without allowing…

Book (thesis) of the Month: The development and implementation of the Access Link Program at New Jersey Transit by Brian N. Tobin

In 1992, New Jersey Transit began providing complementary paratransit service in response to a mandate within the groundbreaking Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Access Link serves as an example of a deliberate, comprehensive, locally-minded response to a national civil rights challenge. Through document evaluation and oral interviews, this paper analyzes the requirements, stories, and…

Video of the Month: Max Ward (1989)

Wardair was Canada’s third largest airline when it was absorbed by Canadian Airlines (1989). “This documentary tells the story of Max Ward, a former bush pilot whose company grew to become one of the major airlines in Canada. A study of entrepreneurship, the film focuses on Ward himself, depicting his distinctive style of hands-on management.…