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6 edition of Problems of mass transportation. found in the catalog.

Problems of mass transportation.

by Diana L. Reische

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Published by H. W. Wilson Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation -- United States.,
    • Urban transportation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 199-208.

      StatementEdited by Diana Reische.
      SeriesThe Reference shelf,, v. 42, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE206.2 .R42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p.
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5758253M
      ISBN 100824204131
      LC Control Number71140109
      OCLC/WorldCa116753

      THE TRAVEL PATTERNS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. In just over 8 percent of those ages 5 to 20 years, percent of those ages 21 to 64 years, and percent of those ages 65 years and over reported some level of disability (U.S. Census Bureau, ).As is well known, the older people are, the more likely they are to report a disability and the more severe it is likely to be; for Cited by:   Mr. Millar talked about problems facing mass transit, public use of mass transit systems, and the future of such business ventures. He also responded to .

        Mass Transit, a collection of seven short stories and twenty-eight poems by F. Flobo Boyce, is presented in sections whose names follow a transportation theme. The book’s first story, “The Groomsman” involves a taxi driver who needs a bodyguard because he witnessed a murder, and the second piece, “Ice Cream Man,” is about a high 3/5. The future of mass transportation is going to be fast, clean, and maybe , because if you look back through history, thus it has ever been. Since we’ve figured out how to raise a.

      Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Automobile dependence in cities: an international comparison of urban transit and land use patters with implications for sustainability. Environ Impact Assess Rev. ; – doi: /S(96)Cited by: 4.


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