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Transportation, evolving issues for analysis

United States. General Accounting Office

Transportation, evolving issues for analysis

study

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation and state -- United States.,
  • Federal aid to transportation -- United States.,
  • Transportation -- Planning -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the staff of the U.S. General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Transportation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. ;
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17827283M

    Alternative Analysis (AA) Report FINAL TRANSPORTATION ISSUES AND ANALYSIS Transit Analysis The following sections address the anticipated transit service levels under each of the alternatives considered in the detailed screening as well as anticipated levels of ridership and other key transit performance indicators. Service Levels. Transportation is growing in significance and changing in the face of challenges and drivers of change. The issues that are achieving greater importance – sustainability, congestion, governance and management – are ones to which transport geography has the opportunity to contribute.

      The evolution of transportation has brought us from simple canoes to space travel, and there's no telling where we could go next and how we will get there. The following is a brief history of transportation, dating from the first vehicles , years ago to the modern day. TRB Special Report Equity of Evolving Transportation Finance Mechanisms addresses the equity of alternatives to current transportation finance mechanisms, notably mechanisms based on tolling and road use metering (i.e., road pricing). The committee that developed the report concluded that broad generalizations about the fairness of high-occupancy toll lanes, cordon tolls, and other Author: Transportation Research Board.

      In the past 20 years, however, the management of transportation and logistics has undergone meteoric change. Today's supply chain is awash with complexity. Whether it's the rapid growth of e-commerce and omni-channel logistics, or emerging consumer markets around the world, shippers face a litany of challenges. Library and information science (LIS) is a very broad discipline, which uses a wide rangeof constantly evolving research strategies and techniques. The aim of this chapter is to provide an updated view of research issues in library and information science. A stratified random sample of articles published in five prominent journals was analyzed and classified to identify (i) research Cited by:


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