This report presents research findings, interpretations and conclusions. The report is aimed at those responsible for managing or supervising over-all statewide freight transportation systems planning. It presents the data needed for freight transportation in summary form. The appendicies present detailed information required by technicians and others practicing in the field. Chapter one summarizes the problem that led to the research, the defined objectives and scope, and the specific approach used in undertaking the research work. Chapter two presents the research results. Chapter three discusses the findings in light of the current state of the art at the state level. Chapter four presents the recommended strategies for improving freight data which should be carried out at the federal and state levels. Appendicies A through H present the research done in identifying freight data needs.

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    • Research sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Research Board

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    Creighton (Roger) Associates, Incorporated

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    Banks (RL) and Associates, Incorporated

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  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 190 p.
  • Serial:
    • NCHRP Report
    • Issue Number: 177
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0077-5614

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173947
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 18 1978 12:00AM