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problems of mass transport in the metropolitan area

John A. Bailey

problems of mass transport in the metropolitan area

an overview. By John A. Bailey and Richard M. Michaels.

by John A. Bailey

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Published by Transportation Center at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit,
  • Urban transportation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichaels, Richard M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE4211 B35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[27 leaves]
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18163835M

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