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2 edition of National Workshop on Bus-Wheelchair Accessibility found in the catalog.

National Workshop on Bus-Wheelchair Accessibility

National Workshop on Bus-Wheelchair Accessibility (1986 Seattle, Wash.)

National Workshop on Bus-Wheelchair Accessibility

proceedings, May 7-9, 1986

by National Workshop on Bus-Wheelchair Accessibility (1986 Seattle, Wash.)

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Published by The Office, Distributed in cooperation with Technology Sharing Program, Office of the Secretary of Transportation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- United States -- Transportation -- Congresses.,
  • Barrier-free design -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Buses -- United States -- Design and construction -- Congresses.,
  • Wheelchairs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Transportation Systems Center, Research and Special Programs Administration ; prepared for Office of Bus and Paratransit Systems, Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsTransportation Systems Center. Research and Special Programs Administration., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Office of Bus and Paratransit Systems., United States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration. Technical Assistance Program.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationca. 200 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17563332M

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National Workshop on Bus-Wheelchair Accessibility by National Workshop on Bus-Wheelchair Accessibility (1986 Seattle, Wash.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

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