Measures of effectiveness for multimodal urban traffic management
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Measures of effectiveness for multimodal urban traffic management by Charles M. Abrams

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, [Office of Research], Traffic Systems Division in Washington, Springfield, Va. : for sale by the National Technical Information Service .
Written in English


  • Urban transportation -- Management.,
  • Traffic engineering -- Management.

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StatementCharles M. Abrams and John F. DiRenzo.
SeriesReport - Federal Highway Administration ; no. FHWA-RD-79-113
ContributionsDiRenzo, John F., United States. Federal Highway Administration. Traffic Systems Division.
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Open LibraryOL15239361M

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