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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Technology Sharing Program [distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Urban transportation policy -- United States.,
  • Local transit -- United States -- Contracting out.,
  • Employer-sponsored transportation -- United States.,
  • Paratransit services -- United States.,
  • Privatization -- United States.,
  • Urban transportation policy -- United States -- Citizen participation.

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Statementprepared by COMSIS Corporation in association with Louis E. Keefer Associates ; prepared for Office of Technology and Planning Assistance, Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation.
ContributionsComsis Corporation., Louis E. Keefer Associates., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of Technology and Planning Assistance.
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Paginationx, 155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18666255M

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