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Equity in urban transportation

Alan A. Altshuler

Equity in urban transportation

by Alan A. Altshuler

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Office of University Research, for the sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physically handicapped -- Transportation.,
  • Aged -- Transportation.,
  • Poor -- Transportation.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUrban transportation system.
    StatementAlan Altshuler and John Pucher.
    SeriesReport - Research and Special Programs Administration ; no. DOT-RSPA/DPB-50/79/9
    ContributionsWomack, James P., Pucher, John R., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of University Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], vi, 74 p. ;
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15237334M

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