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Optimizing street operations through traffic regulations and control

James H. Kell

Optimizing street operations through traffic regulations and control

by James H. Kell

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Published by Highway Research Board, National Research Council in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic engineering -- Case studies.,
  • Traffic regulations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] James H. Kell and Barnard C. Johnson.
    SeriesNational Cooperative Highway Research Program. Report, 110, Report (National Cooperative Highway Research Program) ;, 110.
    ContributionsJohnson, Barnard C., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE7 .N25 no. 110, HE333 .N25 no. 110
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5025510M
    ISBN 100309018986
    LC Control Number73608898

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