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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Local transit -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Pedestrian areas -- United States -- Case studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementProject for Public Spaces, Inc.
SeriesTCRP report,, 22, Report (Transit Cooperative Research Program) ;, 22.
ContributionsProject for Public Spaces., Transit Cooperative Research Program., United States. Federal Transit Administration., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE4451 .R65 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1014827M
ISBN 100309060575
LC Control Number96061982

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