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Urban Bus transit

a planning guide

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Published by Transport Group, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario
    • Subjects:
    • Urban transportation -- Ontario -- Congresses.,
    • Transportation -- Ontario -- Planning -- Congresses.,
    • Bus lines -- Ontario -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Shortreed, editor ; contributions from the Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Ontario ... [et al.].
      SeriesPublication series - Transport Group ; 12
      ContributionsShortreed, John., Ontario. Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE311.C32 O578 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 355 p. :
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5247148M
      LC Control Number75319276

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