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Fast-Forward: Key Issues in Modernizing the U.S. Freight-Transportation System for Future Economic Growth Richard Hillestad

Fast-Forward: Key Issues in Modernizing the U.S. Freight-Transportation System for Future Economic Growth

Richard Hillestad

Published October 16th 2009
ISBN : 9780833047489
Paperback
124 pages
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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 aMoreEfficient 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.