Urban public transportation a research report by Clark Henderson

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Statementby the Long Range Planning Service, Stanford Research Institute ; [by Clark Henderson].
SeriesReport ;, no. 509, Report (Stanford Research Institute. Long Range Planning Service) ;, no. 509.
LC ClassificationsHC101 .S77 no. 509, HE308 .S77 no. 509
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Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
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