5 edition of The technology of urban transportation found in the catalog.
The technology of urban transportation
Donald Stilwell Berry
by Published for the Transportation Center at Northwestern University, by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill.]
Written in English
Bibliography: p. -139.
|Statement||by Donald S. Berry [and others.|
|Series||The Metropolitan transportation series, Metropolitan transportation series|
|LC Classifications||HE4211 .B4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 145 p.|
|Number of Pages||145|
|LC Control Number||63011943|
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