This report analyzes and forecasts passenger and freight transportation needs for both domestic and international markets. Based on these analyses and in compliance with Public Law 94-280 (1976), 80 policy recommendations are made; 33 of these are summarized in the accompanying Executive Summary. The chapters: Transportation functions, Institutions and activity in the U.S. Federal transportation policy and programs; State and local transportation policies and programs; General social and economic forecasts to the year 2000; Comparative transportation policies in other countries; Technological trends in transportation and communications; Transportation and Externalities; Transportation and energy; Forecasts of future transportation activity; Capital requirements for the transportation forecasts; The relative price of transportation to the year 2000; Emerging transportation issues; Policy recommendations; Impacts of the policy recommendations; Staging policy changes; Summary and conclusions.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Transportation Policy Study Commission

    2000 M Street, NW, Suite 3000
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Publication Date: 1979-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 527 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00196571
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1981 12:00AM