impact of Federal transportation policies and the elderly

hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Services of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, October 13, 1979, New Brunswick, N.J. by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Human Services.

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  • United States.


  • Older people -- Transportation -- New Jersey.,
  • Transportation and state -- United States.
LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A36 1979b
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 50 p. 24 cm.
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL4237687M
LC Control Number80602160

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