SELECTED STATISTICS ON THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM OF THE U.S. A.

A COMPILATION IS PRESENTED OF VARIOUS TYPES OF TRANSPORTATION STATISTICS FOR THE PURPOSES OF (1) ASSEMBLING A QUANTITATIVE DESCRIPTION OF THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM IN USA; (2) SUPPLYING A COMMON STATISTICAL BACKGROUND FOR DISCUSSIONS OF TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH, TRENDS AND REASONS FOR TRENDS; (3) CLARIFYING DATA SOURCES AND INFORMATION AVAILABILITY, AND (4) DETERMINING WHERE GAPS AND DISCREPANCIES EXIST. SELECTION WAS MADE ON THE BASIS OF USERS' VIEWPOINTS, BOTH PASSENGERS AND SHIPPERS. INCLUDED ARE: (1) STATISTICAL GRAPHS AND TABLES FOR INTERCITY PASSENGER MOVEMENTS, INTERCITY FREIGHT, FOREIGN TRAVEL AND TRADE, AND METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION (WITH BIBLIOGRAPHY); AND (2) SOURCES OF INFORMATION (GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND CARRIER ASSOCIATIONS).

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 25 Pp, Figs, TABS
  • Publication Date: 1960-8

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  • Accession Number: 00242980
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1970 12:00AM