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Transport and new towns

Stephen Potter

Transport and new towns

the transport assumptions underlying the design of Britain"s new towns, 1946-1976

by Stephen Potter

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Published by The Open University in Milton Keynes, (Bukinghamshire) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New towns -- Great Britain.,
  • City planning -- Great Britain.,
  • Transportation planning -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 263-271.

    Other titlesThe transport assumptions underlying the design of Britain"s new towns, 1946-1976.
    StatementStephen Potter.
    ContributionsOpen University. New Towns Study Unit.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 271 p. :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20340043M

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