Transportation Economics in the 21st Century - Commodity Transportation Survey Data
1. Commodity Transportation Survey, Dept. of Transportation
The CTS provides data on national freight flows in manufacturing. Data include quantities shipped and distances of shipments in tons between bilateral pairs of production areas in the United States. The definition of production areas varies across years. Data available for 1963, 1967, and 1972.
Provided by Stephen J. Redding.
These files contain data on ton and ton-miles of shipments between census divisions and total shipments by mode and by distance. All the files have been digitized from tabulations published in the 1963 Commodity Transportation Survey (CTS).
Provided by Kerem Cosar.
As used in: Cosar, Osotimehin and Popov, 2022, “Regional and Aggregate Implications of Transportation Costs”, mimeo.
The Commodity Transportation Survey was superseded by the Commodity Flow Survey
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