by Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University System, Available through the National Technical Information Service in College Station, Tex, Springfield, Va .
Written in English
|Other titles||Design of transit ways.|
|Statement||prepared by John M. Mounce and Robert W. Stokes.|
|Series||Research report ;, 425-1, Research report (Texas Transportation Institute) ;, 425-1.|
|Contributions||Stokes, Robert W., Texas Transportation Institute., Texas. State Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation., United States. Federal Highway Administration.|
|LC Classifications||HE203 .T43 no. 425-1, TE175 .T43 no. 425-1|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 104 p. :|
|Number of Pages||104|
|LC Control Number||85622577|
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