Transportation Research Board Special Report 271

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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competencies and with regard for appropriate balance.

This report has been reviewed by a group other than the authors according to the procedures approved by a Report Review Committee consisting of members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.

This study was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, the UPS Foundation, Inc., and the Transportation Research Board.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board. Committee for the Study of Freight Capacity for the Next Century.

Freight Capacity for the 21st century / Committee for the Study of Freight Capacity for the Next Century, Transportation Research Board.

p. cm.—(Special report ; 271)

ISBN 0-309-07746-X

1. Railroads—United States—Freight—Forecasting. I. Title. II. Special report (National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board) ; 271

TF23 .N35 2003

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