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Passenger Service Time in a no Fare Bus System. / Zografos, Konstantinos; Levinson, Herbert .

In: Transportation Research Record, Vol. 1051, 1986, p. 42-48.

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Zografos, K & Levinson, H 1986, 'Passenger Service Time in a no Fare Bus System', Transportation Research Record, vol. 1051, pp. 42-48.

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Zografos, K., & Levinson, H. (1986). Passenger Service Time in a no Fare Bus System. Transportation Research Record, 1051, 42-48.

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Zografos K, Levinson H. Passenger Service Time in a no Fare Bus System. Transportation Research Record. 1986;1051:42-48.

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Zografos, Konstantinos ; Levinson, Herbert . / Passenger Service Time in a no Fare Bus System. In: Transportation Research Record. 1986 ; Vol. 1051. pp. 42-48.

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