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Parking on Campus - Parking on campus needs improving. Students entering the university are allowed to have a car on campus. With every new freshmen class entering parking posses a problem on campus. The campus is already limited in its parking on campus and since freshmen are allowed to have cars, the students before them are faced with the dilemma of how many new freshmen will be bringing a car to school. Parking by the dormitories is almost impossible. Students who live at particular dorms find themselves faced with the problem of having to park on the other side of campus....   [tags: essays research papers] 335 words
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Parking on Campus - Parking on Campus is a Pain New students entering Western Michigan University are allowed to have a car on campus. With every new freshmen class entering each year, parking poses a problem. WMU is already limited in its parking on campus and since freshmen are allowed to have cars, the students are faced with the dilemma of having nowhere to park or parking quite far from their destination. There are parking problems all over the campus, creating backups in residence hall and other lots, resulting in students parking illegally to avoid walking far distances, which can be quite irritating in the bitter cold....   [tags: essays research papers] 1644 words
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Parking the Car - Parking the Car Today has been like most days. I wandered in a dreamlike state from class to class, across a campus with falling fiery leaves, up three flights of beer-stained stairs, into a room littered with the debris of my chaotic existence, and straight back into a chronically unmade bed. I chased images and thoughts in my mind, getting nowhere, while faintly aware of music drifting from my computer. I closed my eyes without trying, and dreamt without sleeping, and thought without thinking real thoughts....   [tags: Short Story New York Papers] 4676 words
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Parking at BSU, Possible or Not - Parking at BSU, Possible or Not With the diversity of students that attend the University, there are a variety of challenges and advantages that are unique to each sector. Parking on the Boise State University Campus can be a difficult and frustrating but with a little bit of help and information, you can maneuver your way anywhere. Parking is a function that is necessary and required by almost everyone that visits or uses the Boise State University campus. This may range from teachers to visitors to employees....   [tags: College]
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Parking Policies on Campus - As a non-traditional student of the University Mary Hardin Baylor, I can say parking policies could use some changes. I understand the need for parking policies for safety and security reasons, but some parking rules are just ridiculous. My family has four vehicles, only one of them has a UMHB parking sticker. This sticker was issued at registration; it is one of the many hidden fees that are added into tuition. I sometimes drive different vehicles to campus. When I drive different vehicles, I have to go to campus police to get a temporary parking permit....   [tags: Campus Issues] 801 words
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The Real Parking War - ... Each of these groups have social categorized each other based on their job, cars and attitudes. “Aware of the social categories to which individuals belong, we can fail even to perceive information about these individuals that does not conform to our stereotypes about their groups.” (Kassin, Fein, & Markus, 2008) The attendants seem to share the same feelings about the people who park in their lot, they will stand and complain or discuss the customers and begin to correlate their thinking and in turn have a huge effect on one another....   [tags: Movie Review]
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Parking Deck Project Of University ______________ - Parking Deck Project of University The University of ________________ has been confronted with claims of parking shortages over the past several years. Many of these claims were not supported by any facts or figures that explained the cause of the parking shortages. In fact, some of the claims of insufficient parking were based on students not being able to locate parking spaces in the parking lots adjacent to their first class. Due to recent and projected enrollment increases, there now exist a genuine parking shortage....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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It's Time to Redesign the Parking Lot - When the bell rings for students to go home the quiet and serene field of asphalt in front of school becomes a sinkhole and everyone is fighting to get out. Most school parking lots are accessible, safe, and orderly; the Hinckley-Big Rock High School parking lot is an accident waiting to happen. With so many problems, a slight redesign of the schools main parking lot would seem practical. Anytime the idea of making any corrections or additions to the parking lot comes up in a discussion, the notion is put down due to the time the parking lot would be unusable while under renovation....   [tags: Persuasive Essay] 785 words
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Parking, a Major Problem on Campus - Parking, a Major Problem on Campus Why do students and their parents pay such a large amount of money to attend the University of Dayton if there is not going to be any place for parking. I am a first year student at the university so I understand that I am not permitted to have my car on campus (Handbook). My boyfriend on the other hand, lives at least a half hour away and comes to visit me several times a week. He arrives and has to drive for a very long time trying to find a place to park where he will not receive a ticket....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The Physics Behind Parking - Background: After a long day of cruising through town with your buddy, the two of you have grown quite an appetite. You spot a McDonalds at the top of a very steep hill. Unfornately a local biker gang must of had the same idea. Encredibly, the only available parking spot is on the street, uphill of nearly 15 Harleys. There are no other restaurants for 100 miles in all directions. Famished, your friend skillfully manuvers his car to the side of the road. The breaks shudder as the car comes to a stop on the hill....   [tags: physics science cars vehicles] 1403 words
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Let's Put an End to Parking Problems! - Let's Put an End to Parking Problems.   I would like to see the parking and traffic crunch on and around this campus eased. Unless a student arrives before 8 o'clock in the morning or in the afternoon, cruising the parking lots or streets for a place to park is routine. Even buying a parking sticker does not mean you will have the privilege of a space. Competition for spaces during the rush hours of 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. is cutthroat. Would-be parkers stake out sections of a parking row and sit in their cars hoping someone in their section will leave....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 641 words
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Southwest Texas State University Parking Control Memorandum - Southwest Texas State University Parking Control Memorandum Over the past few years, the parking control office has been expanded and made more efficient by the addition of computers and the implementation of new filing procedures. Unfortunately, the department is still not providing the services it is capable of. This is due to the fact that the parking control office is under staffed in respect to counter attendants. This lack of sufficient people to work the front counter causes the process of appealing and paying parking tickets to become extremely bogged down....   [tags: Papers] 1067 words
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An Analysis of the Market Structure of the Tourist Parking Lots in Nogales, Arizona - An Analysis of the Market Structure of the Tourist Parking Lots in Nogales, Arizona Introduction This paper focuses on the market for daily parking in a one mile radius of the Nogales, Arizona/Nogales, Mexico border. Traveling to a foreign country often requires numerous preparations, and months of planning; paying and waiting for a passport, booking a hotel, and airfare. Yet for the average United States citizen, the proximity to Mexico provides a convenient and cost-effective opportunity for international travel by car....   [tags: Economics] 2309 words
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Baking Cakes in Kigali and The Adoration of Jenna Fox - ... By embracing the truth about Vinas’s death, Angel finds the courage to say, “Leocadie, it is not true that you have no family, because I’m going to be your mother for this wedding” (148). Thinking of Vinas gives Angel enough space in her heart to help Leocadie and change her life; although Vinas died, she still lives in Angel’s heart, alongside her metaphorical daughter, Leocadie. Vinas, even though she committed suicide, gives Angel room to open up to others and allows Angel to help someone else when they most need it; Vinas’s character exhibits how losing a family member can encourage a person to change lives, even if it is just by acting as a mother to someone without one....   [tags: Comparative, Parking, Pearson] 1089 words
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Slaughterhouses and the packing companies - ... The corporate owners all run their companies the same greedy way: minimum pay, long hours, and bosses upon bosses ever pushing the assembly line faster. If a man shows any sign of slow down, the boss fires him and turns him on the street. He joins the mobs of unemployed beggars in the city waiting outside the corporate gates for any opportunity of any type of work. If a man does get fired or quits, he learns his lesson and joins this crowd competing for any opening--even if its worst than the job before, while watching his family starve from the lack of income....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Sinclair] 2804 words
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Safety Standards in the Meat Packing Industry - ... These affects the health standards of the meat packed hence making them health hazards. These factors lead to the contamination of the meat to higher levels. The meat is rendered unhealthy and hence can lead to spread of diseases due to the bacterial infection of the packed meat (Sustainable table, 2011). Another health risk to this packaging process is the contracting mad cow disease. This should be greatly prevented to help in the health and safety of the meat packaged to improve on the packaging of quality and safe meat....   [tags: Safety]
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meat packing industry - Rights and responsibilities in the meatpacking industry In the early twentieth century, at the height of the progressive movement, “Muckrakers” had uncovered many scandals and wrong doings in America, but none as big the scandals of Americas meatpacking industry. Rights and responsibilities were blatantly ignored by the industry in an attempt to turn out as much profit as possible. The meat packers did not care if poor working conditions led to sickness and death. They also did not care if the spoiled meat they sold was killing people....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Testing of Packing Order Theory in Case of Pakistan - (1) Introduction There are three main capital structure theories which materialized from the reflections on the Modigliani and Miller (MM) Theorem (1958) first static tradeoff theory, Agency cost theory and Pecking order theory. This study is undertaken in Pakistan perspective. The phenomena that developed by MM about market perfection under critics in gaze of mentioned theories. The Pecking Order Model is component of capital structure was developed by Myers C.S et al 1984. It state that companies prioritize their source of financing in descending order (from retain earning to new stock ) internal funds are used first by retain earning, depreciation, and when that is used up, debt is issued, and when it is not sensible to issue any more debt, equity is issued as last resort....   [tags: Economics ]
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Upton Sinclair And The Chicago Meat-Packing Industry - Upton Sinclair and the Chicago Meat-packing Industry In 1900, there were over 1.6 million people living in Chicago, the country's second largest city. Of those 1.6 million, nearly 30% were immigrants. Most immigrants came to the United States with little or no money at all, in hope of making a better life for themselves. A city like Chicago offered these people jobs that required no skill. However, the working and living conditions were hazardous and the pay was barely enough to survive on. This is the bases for Upton Sinclair's book, The Jungle....   [tags: The Jungle Essays] 1107 words
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Packing Choices: Glass vs. Plastic Containers - One of the many uses of glass is to make containers such as bottles and jars for storing food and drinks. It has several advantages, and until recently, it was considered the best packaging material for almost any product. The most important advantage is that glass containers do not release any chemicals or smells that can spoil the food and drinks that are put in them. The contents remain safe to consume as long as they have not expired. Also, for the same reason, glass does not pollute soil and underground water when thrown in landfills....   [tags: recycling, ] 698 words
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Need For EDCC (Edmonds Community College) to Provide More Resources to Students - School resources are so important for students to study. Especially for international students because all of these students leave their hometown come to America to study, and most of them will spend much time in school. School seems like a home for international students. Because of this, school resources are the important step for students feel happy and comfortable to stay in school. In our college, I don’t think EDCC has enough resources to provide for the students. There are three points to support my argument....   [tags: higher Education, college life] 627 words
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Review of Clifford Stoll's Article "Cyberschool" and Proposed Changes to Improve My College - Many students realized that within their first two years semesters of college, the workload is inevitably heavier and even overwhelming than when they were in high school. After reading “Cyberschool” by Clifford Stoll, there is a shocking point that he makes very obvious to his readers. Stoll implies that what his essay is about is not to be taking into consideration because he pokes fun at the idea of the cyber-schooling. Cyber-schooling consists of each student having their own computer; all teachers are fired and retrained to become data entry clerks that answer student’s emails....   [tags: higher education, technology] 1106 words
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Project Proposal - Project Proposal INTRODUCTION Topic and Purpose This proposal identifies the need for a document, which will propose and develop reasons why a for-profit transportation service for Kent should be perused. This service should be considered because of the recent parking and commuting problems both on and off campus. There have been many reasons why on-campus parking has become difficult in recent years. Increased student enrollment at Kent State University has posed many problems. The parking lots cannot facilitate the growing need for vehicle parking....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing Coursework] 556 words
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Controlling Automobile Traffic - Controlling Automobile Traffic A safe community is comprised of many things. The most important thing to have in a community is correct traffic flow. The flow of traffic can determine how congested the community can be, and even how safe it can be. Parents would not want their children playing near a busy road, nor would they want to live in a community where traffic is constantly a problem. The most effective way to control these problems is through a system of “Signal Control Timings.” The new AUSCI (Adaptive Urban Street Control and Integration) technology automatically adjusts traffic signal timing based on actual traffic flow conditions....   [tags: Exploratory Research Papers]
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The University of Tennessee - The University of Tennessee Introduction The University of Tennessee has a campus consisting of over 25,000 students. The large population of students traditionally has commuted to and from classes by walking and various transportation systems including: KAT, UT Vans, and Trolley. The campus is spread out over a wide area of land, causing traditionally long walks between classes. Purpose The purpose of this report is to recommend a transportation system that would accomodate students and faculty at the University of Tennessee much more efficiently and effectively....   [tags: Papers] 855 words
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Effective Physical Security - ... This will provide visibility to the guard force and allow for the employees to feel safer. If a guard force is not going to be used a recommended access control measure would be proxy cards and readers that are issued to all employees. A more expensive option is a biometric system that can be used just as well. Either option will allow for limited access to parts of the building or all of the building by requiring the use of either biometrics or the proxy card and reader. These options will allow for fewer guards just as the CCTV system will; however you will still need to have someone at the main entry point for visitor control....   [tags: Corporate Security]
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Contemporary Performance Issue - A Contemporary Performance Issue Commuting is a perfect example of a contemporary performance issue, “traffic congestion can steal valuable time from employees’ personal lives” (Wells par. 1). The typical employee is concerned with the time lost in commuting to work and not spent at home with their family. The family could be spouse, children, pets, parents, siblings etc.…If your everyday lifestyle started with the concern and time wasted just for commuting to and from work, you already started the day with a strike against you....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Most Damaging Idol of the Tribe - Idols of the tribe do the most damage to man’s outlook of the world: man tends to make decision’s based on his emotions rather than logic, man clings to his first impressions, and man often twists facts to support those impressions. Idols of the tribe do the most damage to man’s outlook of the world because man tends to make decision’s based on his emotions rather than logic. Man tends to do things without thinking of the consequences. For example, one kill’s his or her mother because of they were angry of how they treated them as a child....   [tags: idols, religion, ]
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City Council Meetings Observations - The Dahlonega City Hall was crowded on the evening of March 1st 2010. The seats were full, except for at the very front, and the standing room was filled almost out the door. The crowd, mostly made up of students, leaned in to hear as the voices of the City Council members faded in and out of the faltering sound system. The six City Council members and the mayor sat along a bench as if they were the judges at a hearing. Because of the ongoing discussions and the crowd, I thought I had arrived a few minutes late; but I was able to find a seat in the front two rows....   [tags: Event Observations]
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The Culture of Consumption: Production of Space - ... There are several signs that read ‘PAY TO PARK’, and meters spaced along the sidewalk. Even parking is a consumer activity in this space. One particularly interesting feature of Marshall Street is the bank at the corner of Marshall Street and South Crouse Avenue. While a bank is not strictly a site of consumption it undoubtedly increase consumption in other businesses on the street. It is very convenient to have a bank right there with a 24-hour ATM when, for example, you want to go to Starbucks, but do not want to pay with credit for a $1.95 coffee so you walk a few feet over to Alliance Bank....   [tags: Marketing]
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Analytical Essay - The construction last year of a shopping mall in downtown Oak City was a mistake. Since the mall has opened, a number of local businesses have closed, and the downtown area suffers from an acute parking shortage. Arrests for crime and vagrancy have increased in nearby Oak City Park. Elm City should pay attention to the example of the Oak City Mall and deny the application to build a shopping mall in Elm City. Analyzing this argument brings up a lot of questions to whether this is a relevant argument or not....   [tags: Analytical Essays] 664 words
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Economics and Science - Economics and Science I think Sagoff is right in his perception and feeling of a distinct departure between one's economic-consumer self and one's moral-political self. As his examples show (p.501), and I think we can all relate to at least some of them as much as we may not want to, not all preferences are actually expressed through the market (I know I am always sure to go to the gas station with the lowest gas prices and my college-student wallet is happy when prices are low, but I am much happier when they're higher because then the resource is being more appropriately priced)....   [tags: Economics Economy Scientific Papers] 1227 words
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Impacts of Tourism in Swanage - Impacts of Tourism in Swanage Tourism has the potential to create impacts on the environment and communities that it relies on to accommodate visitors. Its impacts are mitigated by the long history of tourism activity. Communities have become used to tourism activity, and management measures to limit some areas of environmental damage have been implemented. Nevertheless, some impacts are far ranging, and they are set out below: * Inappropriate Development An increase in visitors can lead to pressure for new developments to serve and capitilise on their needs, eg....   [tags: Papers] 499 words
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Obesity Epidemic in America - There is an epidemic festering in America’s streets today. It is not one of violence, nor is it one of drugs or abuse; instead it is a silent epidemic that is centered on our nation’s growing number of obese children. For the first time in the history of the United States, and perhaps in world history, the children of our future are expected to live a shorter life than that of their parents. The obesity rate in America has tripled in the last twenty years fostering three hundred thousand deaths per year with a growing number of obese children (greenblatt)....   [tags: Health]
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Transportation Throughout the University of Maryland Campus - ... The Purple Line will be an extension of the current Metro system that connects the Orange and Red lines, a route spanning from New Carlton to Bethesda. The rail will cross the College Park campus along Campus Drive, the main road that cuts through the hub of the university where the Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University Health Center, and other highly traveled buildings are located. Campus Drive, already the location of several bus stops that include Shuttle and the Metrobus, will now serve as part of an extensive cross-county Light Rail system....   [tags: Higher Education ]
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A Portrait of Southside Flats - ... Some of the crime that occurs in Southside Flats can be attributed to the bars in the area. This is evident in the number of property crimes that take place. When compared to its nearest neighbor, Southside Slopes, the difference in Part II crimes is staggering. The four highest reported Part II offenses in Southside Flats can be somewhat credited to alcohol consumption. The highest number of drunken driving instances occurs in Southside Flats by a wide margin (Annual Report 2009). It is this fact that led to the numerous complaints to the Pittsburgh police by the local residents to help and curb the influx of patrons to the bars on the weekends....   [tags: Demographics]
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Urban Transportation - ... The walking time, in Hong Kong, between the passenger’s starting point and the location of boarding are an estimated four minutes. The estimated walking time for the TRL are no where near that efficient in providing accessibility to the users. The main driving force in the highly efficient and accessible Hong Kong transit system is its strict transportation polices. These policies reveal that the government plays the key role in regulating and maintaining the overall performance of the system....   [tags: Urban Research ]
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Ohio Wesleyan University's Walnut Problem - ... What was the strategy behind this nuisance. To find out some answers to my questions and input on the issue, I decided to interview Ohio Wesleyan University student Courtney Tincher, as well as someone with an inside perspective on the situation at hand; our Director of Physical Plant, Christopher Setzer. Courtney a freshman girl I came across that was directly affected by the problem. Living in Bashford Hall dormitory, Courtney Tincher parked her car consistently in Bashford’s parking lot when spaces are available for her....   [tags: Campus Issues ]
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Technology Opportunities in Transportation - ... While parked, especially in locations of extreme hot or cold, these trucks are typically found idling while the driver is resting. In addition to being a home away from home for the truck drivers, they idle for a variety of reasons. These include keeping the fuel and engine warm, for the driver’s resting comfort, to mask out other noises, and for safety (Keller). Unfortunately, while they are idling, the engine is consuming diesel fuel at a time when oil prices are at their highest. It has been calculated that every hour a truck idles unnecessarily is equivalent to 8-10 miles of on-road driving (Keller)....   [tags: Technology] 1205 words
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Fraud Case Study - ... These procedures can be divided into seven primary classifications: physical examination, confirmation, observation, re-performance, analytical procedures, inquiry (or interview) of the employee, and documentation. Many evidence gathering procedures can fall into one or more classifications such as observation being used to confirm a fact or act or that all evidence is filed and documented. Each of these classifications will be discussed as pertinent to the case (Hopwood, 2010, p. 97). 1. Physical Examination Physical examination of the cash reports is the beginning point of this investigation....   [tags: Case Study ]
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Gathering at the River: Cruising on East Speedway - Gathering at the River: Cruising on East Speedway "Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?" -Jack Kerouac, On the Road Roll the windows down, turn the music up, and drive slowly. Now you're cruising. Cruising is the art of seeing and being seen, and in Tucson the center of this art is Speedway Boulevard. This six-lane street runs east to west through Tucson and is one of the busiest thoroughfares in the city. It hosts a mix of commercial and private buildings: small shops, offices, restaurants, grocery stores, apartment buildings and older homes, as well as the University of Arizona....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1562 words
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In the Eyes of Our Youth - In an empty parking lot, night streetlights shining in the back ground. She looks simple, like you’re next door neighbor. Wearing jeans low on the waist, with a small tank top, showing her midriff. A young woman, about 20 with her arms crossed, and a look on her face that says she’s tough, she can take it. Her looks are appealing to the casual observer; She seems to be waiting for something, or someone, as she slightly leans on the back of the only car in the lot. “Dangerously Low, LEVI’S low-rise jeans,” says the ad, there are many things odd about it....   [tags: essays research papers] 933 words
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Aspects & Impacts of Porous Pavements - Short Memo: Aspects & Impacts of Porous Pavements The purpose of this short memo is to discuss aspects of use, applicability, and environmental impacts of porous pavements as gleaned from practical findings and pertinent examples. A porous pavement is one with high enough porosity and permeability to allow rain and snowmelt to pass through it, thereby reducing the runoff from a site and surrounding areas. In intensely built up areas, pavements account for more than half of all the land, and for about two-thirds of total built cover (Ferguson, 2005, 2-3)....   [tags: Pavement Driving Surface Road]
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My First Visit to a Barbershop - Immediately I acknowledge that things were differently, this was not your conventional hair salon. It was widely divergent from most places I’ve been to. People didn’t just get their hair cuts, this is where they mingle. I struggled to find a parking spot in a tiny lot just off the highway; minutes went by as I sat in my car waiting for a parking spot. It was 6 minutes later, that a black Cadillac, with nice wheels and tint, backed out and I was finally able to park. The barbershop is located in an area too small to be considered a strip mall-and apparently too small to handle all of its customers' vehicles....   [tags: hair salons, beauty parlors, ] 593 words
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Classification Essay - Three Types of Annoying Shoppers - The Three Types of Annoying Shoppers Tires squeal across the hot asphalt; exhaust fumes fill the air. Innocent shoppers leap to safety as cars circle the neighborhood grocery store lot in search of the ideal parking spot. Engines revving. Adrenaline rushing. The driver's sole mission is to obtain a white lined rectangle of pavement before entering the race known as shopping. As a safety precaution, competent and considerate shoppers should be aware of the distinct character traits of the three annoying types of shoppers: Hurry Harry, Suburban Sally, and Picky Pete....   [tags: Classification Essays] 777 words
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Community Gardens - Community Gardens As I tire of the ongoing struggle between my umbrella and the wind, I look for a warm, sheltered corner to pause and pull myself together. All I see is a deserted parking lot. Frustrated, I step onto the concrete under the awning of a neighboring building and fumble with the weathered wiring of my umbrella. Fighting the torrential rain isn’t my idea of a nice afternoon as my venture to explore the picturesque EastVillage turns into hugging the side of a building to escape a storm, staring at black pavement marked and divided with white lines....   [tags: Personal Narrative Culture Papers]
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The High Price of Urban Sprawl - The High Price of Urban Sprawl Urban sprawl is a social pattern describing the way cities continue to grow outward uncontrollably. People who do not want to live in an urban atmosphere often seek refuge in suburban areas that have access to metropolitan areas. As more people follow this trend the suburban areas slowly become developed and new areas must be sought for people to inhabit. This leaves some city workers commuting in trains, cars, or even buses for hours. Urban sprawl is not the luxury that it seems to be but actually a social pattern with a great deal of costs....   [tags: Urbanization Urban Essays]
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Automobile Maintenance - Your vehicle is equipped with an adjustable tilt and telescoping steering wheel, power height adjust driver’s seat, and power adjustable pedals (except on Base models). This combination of features allows optimum positioning of the driver for both comfort and safety. 1. Seating Adjustment Adjust the seat fore/aft, up/down, and recline, so you can comfortably reach the HVAC system, audio unit and other controls. Manual Fore/Aft Seat Adjustment Lever Two-Way Power Seat Height Control Six-Way Power Seat Control (if equipped) See Section 1 of your Owner Manual....   [tags: essays research papers] 820 words
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Ferris Bueller: Possible or Not? - Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Possible or Not. Ferris, Sloane, and Cameron spend one amazing day ditching school, exploring the great city of Chicago and take time to visit many landmarks and take part in many exciting activities. The day depicted in the movie would be a great and exciting day for anyone, but is it possible for them to have done all of the things they did in one day. I believe it is reasonable to believe that Ferris and company may have been able to do all the things they did in the movie in one day....   [tags: essays research papers] 1477 words
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Recreational Property Negligence - M E M O R A N D U M TO: FROM: DATE: RE: Cole Gershwin- Immunity for Negligence on Recreational Property _________________________________________________________ I. STATEMENT OF FACTS Our Client, Mr. Cole Gershwin, is considering suit against the Chicago School District for injuries sustained as a result of tripping in a pothole. Gershwin, a teacher at Washington Elementary School, alleges that on October 10, 2000 at 12:20 pm, he was walking from the school to the teacher’s parking lot, and tripped in a pothole and fell....   [tags: essays research papers] 1501 words
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Raising the Minimum Age for Driving Motorcycles to Twenty-One - Raising the Minimum Age for Driving Motorcycles to Twenty-One In this essay I will discuss whether it would be better for society and for the motorcyclist if the minimum age for driving would be raised to 21 years. I will discuss the monetary and non-monetary benefits, the private costs and benefits and the social costs and benefits. I will also discuss and explain rationality and maximization. Rationality is making a well thought through decision weighing all factors involved....   [tags: Papers] 683 words
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