The Resource New York : America's Busiest City{u2014}Episode 1, BBC

New York : America's Busiest City{u2014}Episode 1, BBC

Label
New York : America's Busiest City{u2014}Episode 1
Title
New York
Title remainder
America's Busiest City{u2014}Episode 1
Statement of responsibility
BBC
Contributor
Film distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Anita Rani, Ade Adepitan, Ant Anstead and Dan Snow are in New York. From their base at Grand Central Terminal, they reveal the behind-the-scenes operations responsible for keeping the world's biggest railway terminal running on schedule. In this opening episode, Anita, Ade and Ant try commuting New York style, joining 5.5 million commuters on the iconic Staten Island ferry, the subway and citibikes{u2014}the latest addition to the transport network. Ant heads ten stories down to visit the U.S.A.'s biggest transport project, the East Side Access, and gets a privileged first glimpse of the new station beneath Grand Central. Ade takes a ride in a Yellow Cab and discovers that a taxi license can cost up to $1 million. And today, this business model is under threat from taxi apps like Uber. Dan Snow heads to Times Square, New York's most-visited place, to discover how the 230 LED billboards are maintained. And we reveal the secret world of lost property at the terminal, where 3,000 items{u2014}from phones to seven-foot-long canoes{u2014}are handed in every month
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 - 12, Academic/AP
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Infobase
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
Runtime
50
Series statement
New York: America's Busiest City
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human geography
  • Social institutions
  • Social systems
  • Sociology
  • Urban geography
Label
New York : America's Busiest City{u2014}Episode 1, BBC
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released by BBC, 2016
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on December 11, 2017
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Credits: America's Biggest City (1:38);
  • Public Transport in NYC (7:16);
  • Safety of Grand Central (3:16);
  • Original Grand Central Station (3:39);
  • Creating the New Railroad (6:26);
  • History of Times Square (6:26);
  • Car Transportation (7:16);
  • Restoring Grand Central Terminal (4:40);
  • New York Mail System (7:13);
Control code
fod1000145424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (50 min., 6 sec))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color.
Publisher number
  • 145424
  • [145423]s
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
1000145424
System details
  • Streaming video file
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform
Video recording format
other
Label
New York : America's Busiest City{u2014}Episode 1, BBC
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released by BBC, 2016
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on December 11, 2017
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Credits: America's Biggest City (1:38);
  • Public Transport in NYC (7:16);
  • Safety of Grand Central (3:16);
  • Original Grand Central Station (3:39);
  • Creating the New Railroad (6:26);
  • History of Times Square (6:26);
  • Car Transportation (7:16);
  • Restoring Grand Central Terminal (4:40);
  • New York Mail System (7:13);
Control code
fod1000145424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (50 min., 6 sec))
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color.
Publisher number
  • 145424
  • [145423]s
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
1000145424
System details
  • Streaming video file
  • System requirements: Films On Demand platform
Video recording format
other

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