ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT STUDY: CHICAGO SOUTH SHORE AND SOUTH BEND RAILROAD CORRIDOR. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Various aspects of the South Shore corridor economic adjustment investigations are described. The investigations examine the economic adjustment problems that would attend demise of the South Shore as a carrier in northern Indiana, and identify steps that can be taken by public authorities to save the railroad. The objectives have been to identify service, marketing and investment requirements for effective restoration of financial health to the South Shore, and changes of organization structure that would assure the railroad's continuing future success.
- Also available in set of 3 reports PC E12, PB80-193493.
Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission8149 Kennedy Avenue
Highland, IN United States 46322
Economic Development AdministrationPublication Div, 14th Between E St & Constitution, NW
Washington, DC United States
- Publication Date: 1980-3
- Pagination: 12 p.
- TRT Terms: Abandonment; Commuter service; Deficits; Economic analysis; Finance; Freight transportation; Government funding; Level of service; Marketing; Passenger transportation; Railroad transportation; Railroads; Regional development; Subsidies; Traffic
- Identifier Terms: Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad
- Uncontrolled Terms: Financial management; Services
- Geographic Terms: Illinois; Indiana
- Old TRIS Terms: Cargo transportation
- Subject Areas: Economics; Environment; Finance; Freight Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management; Passenger Transportation; Railroads; Society;
- Accession Number: 00318347
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: EDA-80-076
- Contract Numbers: EDA-06-09-01493
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 16 1980 12:00AM