SEAPORT-SURFACE TRANSPORTATION ACCESS AND URBAN TRANSPORTATION CONGESTION

This report examines the impact of urban surface transportation congestion upon the flow of international cargo. Within the specific frame-of-reference of Southern California, the following key elements are reviewed: (1) the larger context of urban congestion; (2) local congestion in Southern California; (3) a framework of policy strategies to improve the flow of cargo via land access; and (4) attractive strategy opportunities. The report is organized in the following five chapters: (I) Surface Transportation Congestion and the Path of Least Resistance; (II) Transportation Congestion in Urban Areas; (III) Southern California Seaport - Surface Freight Congestion; (IV) Strategy Framework; and (V) Strategy Opportunities and Congestion. There are two appendices: (A) Summary of Tools for Alleviating Traffic Congestion; and (B) Comparison of Freeway/Truck Management Strategies.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 111 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00627095
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCTC No. 116
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 17 1993 12:00AM