Network Appalachia: Freight, Trade, and Economic Development

This research report, commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Network Appalachia multimodal transportation advisory group, provides an assessment of the freight network in Appalachia and the global context that surrounds it. This report is an update of the 2010 Network Appalachia: Access to Global Opportunity report and maps freight network…
Appalachian Development Highway System corridor
Entire Region

Trade, Freight and Economic Development in Appalachia

This 2012 research report, commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission presents information related to goods movement, trade, freight volumes and the economic impact of the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS), a 3,090-mile interstate highway system composed of 31 individual corridors.  The ADHS was designed to stimulate socioeconomic development throughout the…