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Introduction to highway engineering and traffic analysis Overview of Transportation Systems and the Role of a Transportation Engineer
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Transportation The nation's transportation infrastructure has a value of $1.75 trillion. Its value is 10 times that of all computers used by American businesses and eight times the value of the entire telecommunications infrastructure! -ARTBA Web site: http://www.artba.org/about_artba/pride/importantfacts.htm , 2006 Transportation is a large system that crosses What is the estimated $ value for the nation’s transportation infrastructure?
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U.S. Ton-Miles of Freight in 2001 13288, 0.35% 621686, 16.55% 576100, 15.33% 2546472, 67.77% Air Water Land Pipeline From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2005 Unit: millions 1. 2. 3. 4.
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Unit: millions 4721869, 89.42% 5680, 0.11% 505159, 9.57% 7942, 0.91% Air Transit Highway Rail U.S. Passenger-Miles in 2000 From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2005 1. 2.
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