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Noise assessment and abatement in rapid transit systems

report on the MBTA pilot study

by L. G. Kurzweil

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Published by U.S. Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass transportation,
  • Noise,
  • Noise control

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] L. G. Kurzweil [and others]
    ContributionsUnited States. Urban Mass Transportation Administration, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25844753M
    OCLC/WorldCa1132251

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