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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English



  • European Union countries.


  • Urban transportation -- European Union countries.,
  • Quality of life -- European Union countries.,
  • City and town life -- European Union countries.

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Edition Notes

StatementDirectorate General for the Environment, European Commission.
ContributionsEuropean Commission. Environment Directorate-General.
LC ClassificationsHE311.E8 R435 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3451109M
ISBN 109289434783
LC Control Number2005354121

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