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Transport and the environment in developing countries

PTRC European Transport and Planning Summer Meeting. (18th 1990 University of Sussex).

Transport and the environment in developing countries

proceedings of Seminar N held at the PTRC Transport and Planning Summer Annual Meeting, University of Sussex, England, from 10-14 September 1990.

by PTRC European Transport and Planning Summer Meeting. (18th 1990 University of Sussex).

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Published by Published by PTRC Education and Research Services on behalf of the Planning and Transport Research and Computation International Association in (London) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Transportation -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPlanning and Transport Research and Computation International Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20241511M
    ISBN 100860502260

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