Freight Facts and Figures 2006 [PDF 10.1mb]
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Table of Contents
CHAPTER I. THE NATION SERVED BY FREIGHT [PDF 306kb]
CHAPTER II. FREIGHT FLOWS [PDF 2.5mb]
CHAPTER III. THE FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM [PDF 1.6mb]
CHAPTER IV. THE FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY [PDF 745kb]
CHAPTER V. SAFETY, ENERGY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES OF FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION [PDF 1.3mb]
APPENDIX A. METRIC CONVERSION TABLES [PDF 1.9mb]
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
Office of Freight Management and Operations
Web site: http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/freight
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