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Land use law and policy for maximizing use of California"s new inter-regional rail lines

Michael Bernick

Land use law and policy for maximizing use of California"s new inter-regional rail lines

a report to the California State Senate Transportation Committee, Senator Quentin Kopp, chair

by Michael Bernick

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Published by Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- California -- Passenger traffic.,
    • Railroads -- California -- Commuting traffic.,
    • Railroads -- Right of way -- California.,
    • Land use -- California -- Planning.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael S. Bernick and Peter Hall.
      SeriesWorking paper ;, 523, Working paper (University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Urban & Regional Development) ;, no. 523.
      ContributionsHall, Peter Geoffrey., University of California, Berkeley. Institute of Urban & Regional Development., California Policy Seminar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2771.C2 B47 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p. :
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1668100M
      LC Control Number91620704
      OCLC/WorldCa22806978

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