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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_transportation_technology

Middle Ages[edit]. 800 – The streets of Baghdad are paved with tar. Late 10th century – Kamal invented in Arab world. 1044 – Compass invented in China; 13th century (or before) – Rocket invented in China. 1350 – Compass dial invented by Ibn al-Shatir. 15th century - Jan Žižka built the precursor to the motorised tank ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_transport

The history of transport is largely one of technological innovation. Advances in technology have allowed people to travel farther, explore more territory, and expand their influence over larger and larger areas. Even in ancient times, new tools such as foot coverings, skis, and snowshoes lengthened the distances that could ...

amhistory.si.edu/onthemove/themes/story_50_1.html

Transportation Technology. All transportation depends on technology, whether it's the wheel, the jet engine, or the computer chip. Transportation is not just technology—it's a system of technology, people, energy, money, and more—but advances in technology play a key role in shaping transportation systems, which in turn ...

www.lelandwest.com/planes-trains-automobiles-the-history-of-transportation.cfm

Before every other form of transportation, humans traveled on foot. Can you imagine walking from New York City to Los Angeles? Fortunately, human beings learned to use animals such as donkeys, horses and camels for transportation from 4000 BC to 3000 BC. In 3500 BC, the wheel was invented in Iraq and the first ...

www.britannica.com/technology/history-of-transportation

History of transportation: …production heightened demands on the transportation system to move raw materials and finished products. Massive road and canal building programs were one response, but steam engines also were directly applied as a result of inventions in Britain and the United States. Steam shipping plied ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-transportation-4067885

Sep 30, 2017 ... While other inventors tried to make steamships that were practical enough for mass transport, it was American Robert Fulton who furthered the technology to where it was commercially viable. In 1807, the Clermont completed a 150-mile trip from New York City to Albany that took 32 hours, with the average ...

www.shmoop.com/video/history-of-technology-2-changes-in-transportation-technology

Changes in transportation technologies have had a major effect on globalization throughout human history. It's time for a whirlwind tour, so...get on your segway and hold on tight.

www.theatlantic.com/video/index/397865/animated-history-transportation

Jul 7, 2015 ... Ever since the first hominids left Africa, human beings have been on the move. The canoe was invented in 8,000 B.C. and the first form of public transportation was a stagecoach operated in Paris in 1662. Fast forward to today's self-driving car prototype, and it's clear just how far we've come.

www.jetsetmag.com/travel/aviation/evolution-of-transportation

Jun 30, 2014 ... But throughout history, we have had to slowly but surely, painstakingly evolve our means of transportation to where it is today. Many modes of transport have evolved ... Transportation technology has been the key to our most powerful sociological and teleological growth. And as it has done so in the distant ...