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Bicycles in American highway planning

Bruce D. Epperson

Bicycles in American highway planning

the critical years of policy-making, 1969-1991

by Bruce D. Epperson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Highway planning,
  • Bicycles,
  • Bicycle commuting,
  • Transportation and state,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBruce D. Epperson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE5737 .E67 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 239 pages
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27179404M
    ISBN 100786494956
    ISBN 109780786494958
    LC Control Number2014038967
    OCLC/WorldCa877371034

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