Planning analyses and projections: Portland-Vancouver metropolitan transportation study. Prepared for the Oregon State Highway Dept. in cooperation with U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Bureau of Public Roads. by Wilbur Smith and Associates.

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  • Portland metropolitan area, Or.,
  • Oregon,
  • Portland metropolitan area.


  • Traffic surveys -- Oregon -- Portland metropolitan area,
  • Portland metropolitan area, Or. -- Economic conditions

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ContributionsOregon. State Highway Dept., United States. Bureau of Public Roads.
LC ClassificationsHC108.P87 S5
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Pagination102, 32 l.
Number of Pages102
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LC Control Number71625928

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