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Financing urban public transportation the US and Europe by Harold Wolman

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Published by Transaction Books in New Brunswick .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Europe


  • Local transit -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Local transit -- Europe -- Finance.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Harold Wolman and George Reigeluth.
SeriesLearning from abroad ;, 1
ContributionsReigeluth, George A., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHE305 .W64
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4438116M
ISBN 100878557946
LC Control Number79093044

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