TRB Special Report 238 - Landside Access to U.S. Ports examines the nature of port access problems and appropriate strategies for responding to them. The report covers four broad subject areas that influence landside transportation access to ports: physical impediments, land use policies, regulatory constraints, and institutional issues.
TRB Special Report 236 - Intermodal Marine Container Transportation: Impediments and Opportunities examines where and how government action might assist in overcoming impediments and fostering efficiency in intermodal marine container transportation, especially through technological or institutional innovation.
The report analyzes 10 key issues on which government in the United States affects or can affect the intermodal marine container transportation industry. The issues are: ship procurement restrictions under the Operating Differential Subsidy (ODS) program; federally imposed sh