Canalside body count

March 1992
New Scientist;3/7/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1811, p24
Reports on people counters that are located in northern Britain along canal towpaths and reservoirs. They are used to monitor the use of popular sites for walking; What will be done with the information; How they work.


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