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Accession Number PB2014-106887
Title Warehouse Location and Freight Attraction in the Greater El Paso Region.
Publication Date Dec 2013
Media Count 99p
Personal Author E. Balal J. Miramontes R. L. Cheu S. Hernandez Y. Colmenero
Abstract This project analyzes the current and future warehouse and distribution center locations along the El Paso-Juarez regions in the U.S.-Mexico border. This research seeks has developed a comprehensive database to aid in decision support process for identifying potential warehouse and distribution center locations. This database will provide information regarding accessibility, mobility, safety, and economic feasibility of the sites. In addition, truck volumes at four selected sites in El Paso have been collected and analyzed to provide planners information on the expected truck trips that would be generated and attracted in the warehouse and distribution center locations. The observed trip generation and attraction rates are compared with the Institute of Transportation Engineers trip generation models.
Keywords Accessibility
Border crossings
Decision support systems
Economic development
Freight transportation
Greater El Paso Region
Information systems
International trade
Transportation planning
Trip generation

Source Agency Federal Highway Administration
NTIS Subject Category 85H - Road Transportation
43G - Transportation
91B - Transportation & Traffic Planning
96C - International Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author Texas Univ. at El Paso. Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1418
Contract Number DTRT12-G-UTC16

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