ALTERNATIVE SCENARIOS FOR FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION POLICY: FREIGHT POLICY MODELS. VOLUME I. SUMMARY SECOND YEAR REPORT

The research evaluates the economic effects of existing and prospective federal policies governing intercity and international freight and passenger transportation enterprises in the economy of the United States. The analysis encompasses all modes of transportation, including rail, motor, air and intermodal coordinative institutions, and focuses upon the impact of alternative regulatory policies. However, other federal policies including subsidy, taxation, procurement, government ownership and investment, special programs for particular transportation industry problems and impacts of general national policies on transportation are included when relevant. Volume I examines freight policy models.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB-294592.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Center for Transportation Studies, Room 1121
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02139

    Research and Special Programs Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Friedlaender, A F
    • SIMPSON, R
  • Publication Date: 1978-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 363 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00197335
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/RSPA/DPB-50/7831Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-50239
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM