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Factors affecting the operation of urban bus routes

R. A. Chapman

Factors affecting the operation of urban bus routes

by R. A. Chapman

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Published by Transport Operations Research Group in Newcastle-upon-Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bus lines -- Management.,
  • Travel time (Traffic engineering)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] R. A. Chapman, H. E. Gault, and I. A. Jenkins.
    SeriesWorking paper - University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Transport Operations Research Group ; no. 23, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. University. Transport Operations Research Group. Working paper - University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Transport Operations Research Group ;, no. 23.
    ContributionsGault, H. E., joint author., Jenkins, I. A., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE5613 .C445
    The Physical Object
    Pagination103 p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4277223M
    ISBN 100903259273
    LC Control Number78302929

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