SOME FALLACIES IN URBAN GOODS MOVEMENT (ABRIDGMENT)

This paper explores some misconceptions in the field of urban goods movement. These fallacies include the following: (1) All trucks are used to move goods; (2) Goods movement-generated congestion in the CBD is on the increase; (3) Consolidation of urban goods movement will produce major benefits to all concerned; (4) Consolidation of urban goods movement will relieve downtown congestion; and (5) Urban goods movement can be improved by using rail rapid transit facilities during off-peak hours.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 105-108
  • Monograph Title: URBAN GOODS MOVEMENT
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00263352
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 030902286X
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Nov 20 1981 12:00AM