Uber and urban crime

  title={Uber and urban crime},
  author={Bryan S. Weber},
  journal={Transportation Research Part A-policy and Practice},
  • Bryan S. Weber
  • Published 1 December 2019
  • Sociology
  • Transportation Research Part A-policy and Practice
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