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Public transit issues and developments

Public transit issues and developments

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit -- United States -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCalvin B. Lang, editor.
    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsLang, Calvin B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE4451 .P78 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23924241M
    ISBN 101606926896
    ISBN 109781606926895
    LC Control Number2009464244
    OCLC/WorldCa298779799

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