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Published by University of Leeds. Institute for Transport Studies in Leeds .
Written in English


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Statementby G. Copley and M.J. Maher.
SeriesWorking paper -- no.6
ContributionsMaher, M. J., University of Leeds. Institute for Transport Studies.
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Open LibraryOL21461777M

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