This report presents the results of a detailed review of the literature on urban goods movement (UGM) published in North America between 1970 and 1980. The overview includes an examination of the scope of the UGM problem, data collection, planning methodologies, government policies, regulations, proposed solutions, and areas for further research. The proposed solutions discussed in detail are transportation system management strategies, freight consolidation, and off-hours delivery. The literature search was conducted using manual and computer-based techniques. The Appendices include a list of North American publications not reviewed in the project and a list of non-North American publications.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB81-210460.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Pennsylvania State University, University Park

    Pennsylvania Transportation Institute, Transportation Research Building
    University Park, PA  United States  16802

    Urban Mass Transportation Administration

    University Research and Training Program, 400 7th Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Crowley, K W
    • Sweeney, D G
    • Ricondo, R
    • Brugnoli, I P
    • Helmsworth, M C
  • Publication Date: 1980-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 115 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00343608
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: PTI-8016-F, UMTA-PA-11-0020-81-2
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 28 1982 12:00AM