2 edition of Urban transportation in Texas found in the catalog.
Urban transportation in Texas
Texas Urban Development Commission. Transportation Committee.
1972 in Arlington .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 71-80.
|LC Classifications||HE309.T4 A55|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 163 p.|
|Number of Pages||163|
|LC Control Number||72610961|
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