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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 ...


... are introduced The pelican crossing is introduced. 1983 Wearing seat belts is made compulsory in Britain. Wheel clamps are introduced. 1992 Speed cameras are introduced into Britain. 1994 The Channel Tunnel opens. A history of transport · A history of communications · A history of the media · A history of technology.


Jan 30, 2018 ... A short chronological timeline of inventions and discoveries from 4 billion BC to the present day!


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 ...


A timeline tracks the evolution of human 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.


Jan 10, 2017 ... Timeline of Major Accomplishments in Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change. Air pollution and cars were ... These milestones in controlling emissions from mobile sources involve a variety of approaches including technological advances in engine design to higher quality fuels. This integrated ...


Jul 7, 2017 ... In celebration of The Institute's 40th anniversary year, we're presenting a series of timelines highlighting topics and technologies that have moved forward significantly during the past four decades. Engineers have been the drivers behind just about every form of new transportation technology. They include ...


From aircraft, trains, buses, cars, and ships, to roads, bridges, highways, pipelines, and canals, the men and women of the Department are dedicated to making sure all Americans enjoy the freedom to travel for business and pleasure. This timeline depicts important policies and individuals who have ensured that freedom.