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The Delaware Valley Freight Center Inventory
Taking Stock of a Vital Regional Asset

Product No.: 11011
Date Published: 6/2012

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Geographic Area Covered: DVRPC Region, Counties of Bucks, Burlington, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Gloucester, Mercer, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

Abstract: This report defines three different types of Freight Centers and inventories 44 clusters of freight related activity in the DVRPC region. A total of 42,658 acres of land are designated into six freight related land use types. The report provides methodologies for others looking to replicate the study, and next steps for DVRPC and for Freight Center Stakeholders. The goal of this report is to enhance Freight Centers allowing the regional economy to thrive, and to protect Freight Centers for future industrial development.

Key Words: Freight, Goods Movement, Centers, Freight Centers, Manufacturing, Distribution, Light Manufacturing, Heavy Manufacturing, Distribution Center, Transportation, Quarry, Mining, Utility, Industrial Land Use, Freight Related Land Use, Industrial Land, Brownfields, Industrial Development, Employment.

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