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Transit usage forecasting techniques a review and new directions. Final report to New Systems Study Project, Urban Transportation Administration, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. by Theodore J. Soltman

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Published by CONSAD Research Corporation in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


  • Urban transportation -- United States,
  • Traffic engineering,
  • Transportation -- Passenger traffic

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ContributionsConsad Research Corporation, United States Urban Transportation Administration. New Systems Study Project
LC ClassificationsHE206 S66 1968A
The Physical Object
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18642150M

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