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Transit preferential streets program

San Francisco (Calif.). Transit Preferential Streets Committee.

Transit preferential streets program

program accomplishments, 1985-1988

by San Francisco (Calif.). Transit Preferential Streets Committee.

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Published by Dept. of City Planning in [San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • San Francisco Municipal Railway,
  • Traffic engineering -- California -- San Francisco,
  • Local transit -- California -- San Francisco,
  • Bus lanes -- California -- San Francisco

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Transit Preferential Streets Committee ... [et al.]
    ContributionsRobbins, Gerald., San Francisco (Calif.). Dept. of City Planning.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 35, [1] p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22923601M
    OCLC/WorldCa19792236

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