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Mobility and transport for elderly and disabled persons

proceedings of a conference held at Stockholmsmässan, Älvsjö, Sweden, 21-24 May 1989, organized by the Swedish Board of Transport in co-operation with the Department of Traffic Planning and Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology

by International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (5th 1989 Stockholm, Sweden)

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Published by Gordon and Breach Science Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Transportation -- Congresses.,
  • Older people -- Transportation -- Congresses.,
  • Transportation and state -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Claes-Eric Norrbom and Agneta Ståhl.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesTransportation studies,, v. 13
    ContributionsNorrbom, Claes-Eric., Ståhl, Agneta., Sweden. Transportrådet., Tekniska högskolan i Lund. Institutionen för traffikteknik.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV3022 .I58 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 1152 p. :
    Number of Pages1152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1574105M
    ISBN 102881247636
    LC Control Number91071801


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