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Transportation and the urban environment

U.S./U.S.S.R. Urban Transportation Team.

Transportation and the urban environment

the rational relationship between automobile and public transit development.

by U.S./U.S.S.R. Urban Transportation Team.

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Published by U. S. Dept. of Transportation : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U. S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Transportation.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 173 p. :
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17648694M

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