Publisher Los Angeles: Traffic Survey Committee, 1948
Seller ID GXH1013-3
4to. 12 x 9 inches. 74 pp. Half-tone photographic illustrations of Los Angeles traffic scenes in the 1940s, 6 maps, charts, tables; text unmarked except for a few marginal pencil notations on pages 63-65, light toning. Pictorial wrappers, spiral bound; minor shelf wear, top edge of front cover with minor chipping. SCARCE in the trade. Very Good. The Traffic Survey Committee was formed on April 5, 1948, consisting of Joseph E. Havenner of the Automobile Club of Southern California; Stuart M. Bate, Chief Engineer of the Los Angeles Traffic Association; and D. Grant Mickle, Director of the Traffic Engineering Division, Automotive Safety Foundation of Washington, DC. The objective of the study was to develop recommendations for the improvement of the City's traffic situation, including recommendations as to the reorganization and coordination of the various departments and bureaus of the City having jurisdiction over traffic matters. The Mayor, Fletcher Bowron (1887-1968), and the fifteen City Council members, including Kenneth Han (Eighth District) and Ernest E. Debs (Thirteenth District, no relation to the famous Socialist) listed on the title page. Extensively illustrated with black-and-white photographs.
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