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Urban transportation economics proceedings of five workshops on pricing alternatives, economic regulation, labor issues, marketing, and government financing responsibilities

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Published by The Office, National Technical Information Service [distributor] in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


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Statementprepared for Department of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Office of Transportation Economic Analysis.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Transportation Economic Analysis., National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
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Paginationvi, 260 p. :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17827319M

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