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Deregulation and intercity bus operations in Florida

Karen L Borlaug

Deregulation and intercity bus operations in Florida

a preliminary study

by Karen L Borlaug

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Office of Regulatory Policy in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bus lines -- Florida

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Karen L. Borlaug, Edward H. Rastatter
    ContributionsRastatter, Edward H, United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of Regulatory Policy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14941653M


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