Fast-forward key issues in modernizing the U.S. freight transportation system for future economic growth

Efficient movement of freight within the United States and across its borders is a critical enabler of future U.S. economic growth. The authors provide an overview of the freight-transportation system and the problems it faces, concluding with a discussion of key system-modernization issues, includi...

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Main Author: Hillestad, R. J.
Other Authors: Van Roo, Ben D., Yoho, Keenan D.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica RAND Corp. 2009, 2009
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Summary:Efficient movement of freight within the United States and across its borders is a critical enabler of future U.S. economic growth. The authors provide an overview of the freight-transportation system and the problems it faces, concluding with a discussion of key system-modernization issues, including increasing capacity, making the system less vulnerable to disruption, addressing environmental concerns, and building support for funding
Physical Description:163 pages
ISBN:9780833047489
0833047485