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Published by Transportation Data and Analysis Section, New York State Dept. of Transportation], U.S. Dept. of Transportation, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in [Albany, N.Y, Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Energy consumption -- United States.,
  • Transportation -- United States -- Energy conservation.,
  • Urban transportation -- United States.

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Statementprepared by Transportation Data and Analysis Section, New York State Department of Transportation ; prepared for Office of Planning Assistance, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation.
ContributionsNew York (State). Transportation Data and Analysis Section, United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Planning Assistance
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Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22263001M

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