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Urban transportation in Texas

Texas Urban Development Commission. Transportation Committee.

Urban transportation in Texas

report.

by Texas Urban Development Commission. Transportation Committee.

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Published in Arlington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban transportation -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 71-80.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE309.T4 A55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 163 p.
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5393565M
      LC Control Number72610961


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