CHARACTERISTICS OF URBAN FREIGHT SYSTEMS

This report has been developed to support the transportation planning needs for urban goods movement and freight planning as promoted by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991. This report has been designed to be a compilation of current data that pertain to urban freight movements. Sections I-IX deal with urban truck movement and truck terminals while Sections X-XIII are concerned with the intermodal aspects of freight movements: rail, airports and air cargo facilities, ocean and inland waterway ports. The topics covered include: urban commodity movements, urban truck travel relationships, urban truck accidents and incidents, rail-truck intermodal transportation and terminals and air cargo.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Environment and Planning, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Wegmann, F J
    • Chatterjee, A
    • Lipinski, Martin E
    • Jennings, B E
    • McGinnis, R E
  • Publication Date: 1995-12

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 410 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00731032
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-T-96-22
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 3 1997 12:00AM