The energy crisis and proposed solutions

higher gas prices and the role of transit by John F Kain

Publisher: Department of City and Regional Planning, Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass

Written in English
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  • Gasoline -- Prices,
  • Petroleum conservation

Edition Notes

Statementby John F. Kain
SeriesUrban planning policy analysis and administration : Policy note -- P75-3, Urban planning policy analysis and administration -- P75-3
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL22781194M

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