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Intelligent transportation systems improve travel safety and transit service in rural areas

Intelligent transportation systems improve travel safety and transit service in rural areas

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems -- United States,
  • Rural transit -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNational Associations Working group for ITS
    SeriesITS sheet -- 4
    ContributionsNational Associations Working Group for ITS (U.S.), United States. Dept. of Transportation
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18115508M


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