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Skinny streets

Skinny streets

better streets for livable communities.

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Published by Livable Oregon in Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Streets -- Design and construction -- Social aspects -- Oregon.,
  • Quality of life -- Oregon.,
  • Transportation -- Planning -- Social aspects -- Oregon.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBetter streets for livable communities.
    ContributionsLivable Oregon Incorporated., Oregon. Smart Development Project.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16123134M


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