MOBILITY OF PEOPLE AND GOODS IN THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT: FACILITATION OF URBAN GOODS MOVEMENT, 1975

Report analyzing patterns and efficiency of truck pickup and delivery operations in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y., chosen for study as a representative central business district. Prepared by K.W. Crowley et al., Polytechnic Institute of New York. Presents data collected over the course of a year from on-site observations at areas primarily used for office buildings, apartment buildings, restaurants, grocery stores, department stores, and other retail stores; and from interviews with shippers, receivers, and carriers on goods movement problems and their causes. Contents: a) Narrative analysis with 37 tables and 11 charts on type and weight of vehicles; daily, weekly, and monthly trip distribution; parking patterns; commodities carried and size of shipments; and duration of stops, including time spent loading and unloading trucks and inside buildings; generally for 6 types of area, and b) Appendices, including facsimile site observation and interview forms. (TSC)

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    Office of the Secretary of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

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  • Pagination: n.p.

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  • Accession Number: 00320327
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
  • Report/Paper Numbers: One-Time
  • Files: TSR, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 16 2003 12:00AM