HIGHWAYS AS A FACTOR IN INDUSTRIAL LOCATION

A REVIEW WAS MADE OF FINDINGS ON POPULATION MOVEMENT, REDISTRIBUTION OF INDUSTRY, LATEST INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS REQUIRING GREATER FLEXIBILITY IN THE MOVEMENT OF EMPLOYEES AND GOODS, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS. FIELD TRIPS WERE CONDUCTED IN REPRESENTATIVE STATES FOR AN ON-THE-SPOT OBSERVATION OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROCESS IN ACTION. A QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY WAS MADE OF MANUFACTURING PLANTS, DISTRIBUTION CENTERS, AND RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FACILITIES TO DETERMINE THE TYPE OF ESTABLISHMENTS MOVING, WHERE THEY WERE LOCATING, AND THE ROLE OF MODERN HIGHWAYS IN DETERMINING THEIR LOCATION. REFERENCES' HIGHWAYS, TRUCKS AND NEW INDUSTRY. AVAILABLE AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCITIONS, INC.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 48-52
  • Monograph Title: Indirect and sociological effects of highway location and improvement
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200013
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Dec 12 1994 12:00AM