4 edition of Urban travel and sustainable development. found in the catalog.
by European Conference of Ministers of Transport, OECD Publications and Information Centre, distributor] in Paris, Washington, D.C
Written in English
|Contributions||OECD Group on Urban Affairs.|
|LC Classifications||HE305 .U73 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||238 p. :|
|Number of Pages||238|
|LC Control Number||95235675|
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