THE ECONOMIC AND INDUSTRIAL ASPECTS IN TRANSPORTATION

AN OVERVIEW IS PRESENTED OF U.S. RAILROADS, MOTOR CARRIERS, OIL PIPELINES, WATER CARRIERS, AND AIR CARRIERS IN TERMS OF MOVEMENT OF FREIGHT, MAGNITUDE OF INVESTMENT, AND GOVERNMENT REGULATION. IN LOOKING AHEAD TO 1975, IT IS ESTIMATED THAT THE CARRIERS WILL TRANSPORT 2 TRILLION, 4 HUNDRED BILLION TON-MILES OF FREIGHT, AN INCREASE OF 50% OVER 1968. MOREOVER, BY THEN THERE WILL BE 99 MILLION AUTOMOBILES AND 24 MILLION TRUCKS AND BUSES. THIS PROLIFERATION WILL MAKE IT MANDATORY TO RELY MORE ON SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND COST BENEFITS ANALYSIS TO ACHIEVE ORDERLY GROWTH AND PRICE STABILITY.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 2, No 2, PP 359-368
  • Authors:
    • Taff, C A
  • Publication Date: 1968-5

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  • Accession Number: 00201396
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 29 1994 12:00AM