Provides information concerning selected transportation statistics that were made available as the result of the 1972 census of transportation. The 3 components of the 1972 census of transportation--the national travel survey, the truck inventory, and the commodity transportation survey--are discussed in separate sections of the guide. Information is provided for each of the 3 surveys as follows: a general description of the survey method and design; reliability of the data; descriptions or lists of the data contained in the published reports, selected tables and graphics, and facsimiles or questionnaires; availability of unpublished data; description and record contents of the public use tapes; and availability of the survey results. The guide also contains a general description of other surveys conducted by the Bureau of the Census and the availability of a special geographic reference file useful to those working with large amounts of transportation data. (TSC)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of the Census

    Department of Commerce
    Washington, DC  United States  20233
  • Publication Date: 1976-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00320686
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
  • Report/Paper Numbers: One-Time
  • Files: TSR, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 28 1981 12:00AM