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Public transit research

management and planning, 1991.

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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local transit -- Management -- Congresses.,
  • Local transit -- Planning -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTransportation research record,, no. 1297, Transportation research record ;, 1297.
    ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Meeting
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE7 .H5 no. 1297, HE4202 .H5 no. 1297
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 161 p. :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1542500M
    ISBN 100309051037
    LC Control Number91021348

    Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is a system of transport, in contrast to private transport, for passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.


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