The discussion presented in this paper was occasioned by an intermodal planning effort at the Port of Oakland, and draws heavily on that specific situation to illustrate issues that confront all container ports. The analysis begins with a look at potential intermodal growth, with special attention given to the role of domestic container traffic. The analysis goes on to examine in some detail the operational issues posed by the mix of double-stack and conventional intermodal traffic at port-area rail facilities, and the planning choices that face the Port of Oakland.

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  • Accession Number: 00490244
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-041 044
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 31 1989 12:00AM