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Traffic calming through integrated urban planning

H.G Vahl

Traffic calming through integrated urban planning

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Published by Amarcande in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic engineering -- Europe.,
  • Urban transportation -- Management -- Europe.,
  • Pedestrian areas.,
  • City planning -- Transportation -- Europe.,
  • Roads -- Environmental aspects -- Europe.,
  • Traffic flow -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVerkeer en stedebouw., Urbanisme et trafic., Stadt und Verkehr.
    Statement[H.G. Vahl, J. Giskes].
    ContributionsGiskes, J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA1055 .V34 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48, 78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19531430M
    ISBN 102908149028


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