Comparison of vehicular transit systems in the greater Boston area.
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Comparison of vehicular transit systems in the greater Boston area. by Gibbs & Hill.

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Published by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in [Boston] .
Written in English



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LC ClassificationsTF1025.B6 G5
The Physical Object
Pagination[82] l.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5327864M
LC Control Number72180807

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