Mapping Freight

Blog Post | Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative

What the Top Eight Freight Corridors Tell Us About Trade

November 20, 2014, Adie Tomer and Joseph Kane

Trade is a foundation of the American economy, and our recent report looks at how all those goods move around at the regional scale. One of the major takeaways was how concentrated our national trade network is. In particular, the top 10 percent of all trade corridors move 79 percent of all goods. Yet not all of those large corridors look the same.

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