HIGHWAY TON-MILES

HIGHWAY TON-MILE ESTIMATES ARE USED AS A MEASURE OF HIGHWAY USE AND SERVICE PROVIDED FOR GOODS MOVEMENTS BY HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION. COMPARISONS ARE MADE BETWEEN HIGHWAY SYSTEMS, WITH OTHER MODES OF TRANSPORTATION, WITH PREVIOUS YEARS TO DETERMINE TRENDS, AND BETWEEN SEGMENTS OF THE MOTOR CARRIER INDUSTRY. THIS PAPER DESCRIBES THE PROCEDURES FOR ESTIMATING HIGHWAY TON-MILES, DISCUSSES PROBLEMS INVOLVED IN ANALYSIS, AND COMPARES HIGHWAY TON- MILES WITH SIMILAR VALUES FOR OTHER MODES OF TRANSPORTATION. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON TRUCK TRAVEL OBTAINED DURING 1963 IS ALSO PRESENTED FOR STUDY IN RESOLVING SOME OF THE PROBLEMS. /AUTHOR/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 77-93
  • Monograph Title: Freight transportation
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200028
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 29 1994 12:00AM