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Public transit, 1993

Public transit, 1993

bus, paratransit, and ridesharing.

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bus lines -- United States -- Management -- Congresses.,
    • Paratransit services -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Ridesharing -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Local transit -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesTransportation research record ;, no. 1390, Transportation research record ;, 1390.
      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTE7 .H5 no. 1390, HE5623 .H5 no. 1390
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 77 p. :
      Number of Pages77
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1419844M
      ISBN 100309054613
      LC Control Number93029884

      INTRODUCTION TO LOS ANGELES COUNTY TRANSIT. When it comes to getting around, the 21st-century city dweller has options. Walking and cycling are my most common methods of getting anywhere but for longer journeys, I like public transport which in Los Angeles includes buses, ferries, light rail, subways, and water Angeles has one of the most extensive .


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