note on the changing spatial pattern of traffic flow on a major transportation facility
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note on the changing spatial pattern of traffic flow on a major transportation facility Highway 401, Ontario. by Ross D. MacKinnon

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Published by Center for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Highway research -- Ontario,
  • Traffic engineering -- Ontario

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SeriesEnvironment study. Research paper, no. 39. Component study 8, Environment study -- no. 39, Transportation systems (Component study no. 8
LC ClassificationsHE357 Z6 O66
The Physical Object
Pagination[2,21 leaves]
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17287466M

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