INTERMODAL FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION, VOLUME 1: OVERVIEW OF IMPEDIMENTS, DATA SOURCES FOR INTERMODAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING, AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY

The first section of this report presents an overview of impediments to intermodal freight transportation. It identifies types of intermodal impediments based on studies, reports, and interviews with shippers, carriers, public agencies, and others involved in intermodal transportation. The second section provides a brief overview and evaluation of existing intermodal transportation data sources and their applications to intermodal freight planning. Information is provided about freight databases that are sponsored by various government and private agencies. This includes types of data, scope, coverage, and collection methods. This information provides a summary of existing data collection programs and indicates some of the ways the data may be used for identifying operational and technical improvements that will facilitate intermodal freight transportation. Attached to this section is an appendix that provides detailed information about selected data sources listed in this review. The final section of this report provides an annotated bibliography listing basic sources of information on intermodal freight transportation.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cambridge Systematics, Incorporated

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    Cambridge, MA  United States  02140

    Federal Highway Administration

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  • Authors:
    • Reed, J S
    • Haling, D
    • Lawrence, M
  • Publication Date: 1995-12

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 63 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00723880
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-T-96-04, Final Report
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 29 1996 12:00AM