TRANSPORTATION IN AMERICA'S FUTURE: POTENTIALS FOR THE NEXT HALF CENTURY. PART 1. SOCIETAL CONTEXT
The report describes four potential socioeconomic futures for the United States and their implications for transportation through 2025. The futures--designated Success, Foul Weather, Disciplined Society, and Transformation--vary particularly in economic performance, climate, institutional structure, and personal values. For each future, Part 1 provides a detailed narrative account or scenario, accompanied by separate analyses of the energy, demographic, economic, and urban implications of each scenario. Part 2 provides demand forecasts for most modes; technology forecasts for twelve transportation modes and seven specific systems or technologies; and analyses of six critical transportation problems.
- See also Part 2, PB-270 468.
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- Curry, D
- Carlson, R
- HENDERSON, C
- Mandel, T
- Mitchell, A
- Publication Date: 1977-6
- Pagination: 131 p.
- TRT Terms: Air transportation; Climate; Climatology; Demand; Demographics; Economic conditions; Economic factors; Economic forecasting; Energy; Energy consumption; Forecasting; Freight transportation; Highway transportation; Intelligent transportation systems; Motor carriers; Multimodal transportation; Passenger transportation; Pipeline transportation; Pipelines; Planning; Railroad transportation; Social change; Socioeconomic factors; Supersonic transport planes; Technological forecasting; Technology assessment; Transportation; Urban areas; Urban transportation; Water transportation
- Old TRIS Terms: Advanced systems; Cargo transportation
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Economics; Energy; Environment; Operations and Traffic Management; Planning and Forecasting; Society; Transportation (General);
- Accession Number: 00166510
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/TPI/20-77/21-1 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-60160
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Oct 29 1981 12:00AM