Characteristics and Changes in Freight Transportation Demand: A Guidebook for Planners and Policy Analysts

Cover Page

Table of Contents

List of Exhibits

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Demand Forecasting for Existing Facilities
Chapter 3 - Demand Forecasting for New Facilities
Chapter 4 - Policy Analysis
Chapter 5 - Strategic Planning for Freight Transportation

Appendix A - Factors Influencing Freight Demand
Appendix B - Reviews of Freight Demand Forecasting Studies
Appendix C - Database Descriptions
Appendix D - Overview of Freight Transportation Survey
Appendix E - Statistical Forecasting Techniques
Appendix F - Estimating Transport Costs
Appendix G - Rail/Truck Modal Diversion
Appendix H - Three Modal-DiversionModels