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Pedestrian Stories: Recovering Sustainable Urban Mobility

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Pedestrian Stories : Recovering Sustainable Urban Mobility. / Pooley, Colin.

A U-Turn to the Future: Sustainable Urban Mobility since 1850. ed. / Martin Emanuel; Frank Schipper; Ruth Oldenziel. New York : Berghahn Books, 2020. (Explorations in Mobility; Vol. 4).

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Harvard

Pooley, C 2020, Pedestrian Stories: Recovering Sustainable Urban Mobility. in M Emanuel, F Schipper & R Oldenziel (eds), A U-Turn to the Future: Sustainable Urban Mobility since 1850. Explorations in Mobility, vol. 4, Berghahn Books, New York. <https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/EmanuelU-Turn>

APA

Pooley, C. (2020). Pedestrian Stories: Recovering Sustainable Urban Mobility. In M. Emanuel, F. Schipper, & R. Oldenziel (Eds.), A U-Turn to the Future: Sustainable Urban Mobility since 1850 (Explorations in Mobility; Vol. 4). Berghahn Books. https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/EmanuelU-Turn

Vancouver

Pooley C. Pedestrian Stories: Recovering Sustainable Urban Mobility. In Emanuel M, Schipper F, Oldenziel R, editors, A U-Turn to the Future: Sustainable Urban Mobility since 1850. New York: Berghahn Books. 2020. (Explorations in Mobility).

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Pooley, Colin. / Pedestrian Stories : Recovering Sustainable Urban Mobility. A U-Turn to the Future: Sustainable Urban Mobility since 1850. editor / Martin Emanuel ; Frank Schipper ; Ruth Oldenziel. New York : Berghahn Books, 2020. (Explorations in Mobility).

Bibtex

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