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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation in Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Privatization,
  • Urban transportation,
  • Case studies,
  • Local transit,
  • Finance

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Examines urban transportation financing in Chicago, Ill., Cleveland, Ohio, Dallas, Tex. and Los Angeles, Calif.

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Rice Center ; prepared for Federal Highway Administration and Urban Mass Transportation Administration
ContributionsUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Rice Center, Technology Sharing Program (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 65 p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25843975M

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