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Managing rural and small urban public transportation programs

Managing rural and small urban public transportation programs

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Published by The Institute in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- United States -- Management.,
  • Local transit -- United States -- Management.

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    Statementprepared for U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Institute under contract no. DTFH61-80-C-00139.
    ContributionsNational Highway Institute (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 554 p. :
    Number of Pages554
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17827573M

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