Urban road user subsidies
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Urban road user subsidies a review of theory and measurement by Donald N. Dewees

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Published by University of Toronto/York University Joint Program in Transportation in [Toronto] .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. 73-76.

StatementD.N. Dewees with E. Hauer, F. Saccomano[sic].
SeriesTransportation paper -- no. 4
ContributionsHaver, Ezra, Saccomanno, F. Frank 1948-
LC ClassificationsHE357 .D494, HE357 D494
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19167158M

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