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A catalogue of transportation concepts proposed for Metropolitan Toronto

Metropolitan Toronto Transportation Plan Review.

A catalogue of transportation concepts proposed for Metropolitan Toronto

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Published by Metropolitan Toronto Transportation Plan Review in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban transportation -- Ontario -- Toronto metropolitan Area.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMetropolitan Toronto Transportation Plan Review.
    Series[Report] - Metropolitan Toronto Transportation Plan Review -- v. 15, Report (Metropolitan Toronto Transportation Plan Review) -- no.15.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationca. 200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17427786M

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