Disabled people and public transport
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Disabled people and public transport report of a seminar at the Royal Institute of British Architects, London, on Wednesday, 26 November 1975. by Centre on Environment for the Handicapped.

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Published by CEH in London .
Written in English

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ContributionsRoyal Institute of British Architects.
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