ABOUT THIS PARAMETER

This is a measure of what share deliveries made by a given freight mode make up when compared to freight deliveries made by all freight modes.

Used to calculate:

Varies by: freightmode and lifestyle

Used | freightmode | lifestyle | Reference | Location: Ecosystem (study period) | Value | Units | Notes |
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* | airplane | Average American | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 0.1 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Proportion calculated across all modes based on ton-miles including mixed modes (e.g. truck and rail). Percentages may not sum to 100%. |

* | airplane | Average Earthling | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 0.1 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Due to a lack of global freight data, we have assumed the same value as the average American for this parameter. Proportion calculated across all modes based on ton-miles including mixed modes (e.g. truck and rail). Percentages may not sum to 100%. |

* | airplane | Average New Yorker | Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2002 - New York Transportation Profile | New York: All () | 0.4 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | This value is the proportion of shipments by ton-miles originating in New York State by air (including air and truck) in 1997. |

* | airplane | Eco-conscious | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | We have assumed that this lifestyle only uses bikes, trains, and barges as freight modes because in general they are more environmental friendly ways of moving freight compared to trucks, pipelines, and airplanes. We have attributed 1 % of freight trips to bikes and split the rest of freight trips between trains and barges. |

* | airplane | Lenape Person | Assumed | New York City: Mannahatta () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | barge | Average American | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 4.7 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Proportion calculated across all modes based on ton-miles including mixed modes (e.g. truck and rail). Percentages may not sum to 100%. Parameter for "water" freight which includes shallow draft, Great Lakes, and deep draft craft. |

* | barge | Average Earthling | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 4.7 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Due to a lack of global freight data, we have assumed the same value as the average American for this parameter. Proportion calculated across all modes based on ton-miles including mixed modes (e.g. truck and rail). Percentages may not sum to 100%. |

* | barge | Average New Yorker | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 4.7 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Due to a lack of information regarding barge use in New York City, we have assumed the same value for this parameter as for Average Americans. Proportion calculated across all modes based on ton-miles including mixed modes (e.g. truck and rail). Percentages may not sum to 100%. Parameter for "water" freight which includes shallow draft, Great Lakes, and deep draft craft. |

* | barge | Eco-conscious | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 48.5 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | We have assumed that this lifestyle only uses bikes, trains, and barges as freight modes because in general they are more environmental friendly ways of moving freight compared to trucks, pipelines, and airplanes. We have attributed 1 % of freight trips to bikes and split the rest of freight trips between trains and barges. |

* | barge | Lenape Person | Assumed | New York City: Mannahatta () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Average American | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Average Earthling | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Average New Yorker | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | bicycle | Eco-conscious | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 1 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | We have assumed that this lifestyle only uses bikes, trains, and barges as freight modes because in general they are more environmental friendly ways of moving freight compared to trucks, pipelines, and airplanes. We have attributed 1 % of freight trips to bikes and split the rest of freight trips between trains and barges. |

* | bicycle | Lenape Person | Assumed | New York City: Mannahatta () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Average American | BTS 2004- Freight Shipments in America | US: all () | 16.7 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | This is the proportion of freight trips in ton-miles by pipeline in the United States in 2002. |

* | pipeline | Average Earthling | BTS 2004- Freight Shipments in America | US: all () | 16.7 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Due to a lack of global freight data, we have assumed the same value as the average American for this parameter. This is the proportion of freight trips in ton-miles by pipeline in the United States in 2002. |

* | pipeline | Average New Yorker | Federal Highway Administration 2012 - Freight Analysis Framework Data Tabulation Tool | New York State: All (2007) | 3.8246 | % proportion (0 - 100) | This value is the proportion of freight ton-miles in 2007 completed by pipelines in New York State. |

* | pipeline | Eco-conscious | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | |

* | pipeline | Lenape Person | Assumed | New York City: Mannahatta () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | train | Average American | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 40.2 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Proportion calculated across all modes based on ton-miles including mixed modes (e.g. truck and rail). Percentages may not sum to 100%. |

* | train | Average Earthling | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 40.2 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Due to a lack of global freight data, we have assumed the same value as the average American for this parameter. Proportion calculated across all modes based on ton-miles including mixed modes (e.g. truck and rail). Percentages may not sum to 100%. |

* | train | Average New Yorker | Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2002 - New York Transportation Profile | New York: All () | 11.6 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | This value is the proportion of shipments by ton-miles originating in New York State by rail in 1997. |

train | Average New Yorker | Urban Omnibus 2011 Supply Chain Spotlight: Freight Rail | New York City: New York City (2011) | 1 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | Percent of cargo flow | |

* | train | Eco-conscious | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 48.5 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | We have assumed that this lifestyle only uses bikes, trains, and barges as freight modes because in general they are more environmental friendly than trucks, pipelines, and airplanes. We have attributed 1 % of freight trips to bikes and split the rest of freight trips between trains and barges. |

* | train | Lenape Person | Assumed | New York City: Mannahatta () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Average American | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 40.1 | % proportion (0 - 100) | Proportion calculated across all modes based on ton-miles including mixed modes (e.g. truck and rail). Percentages may not sum to 100%. |

* | truck | Average Earthling | RITA et al. 2009 Commodity Flow Survey: 2007 | US: All (2007) | 40.1 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Average New Yorker | Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2002 - New York Transportation Profile | New York: All () | 78 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | This value is the proportion of shipments by ton-miles originating in New York State by truck in 1997. |

truck | Average New Yorker | Urban Omnibus 2011 Supply Chain Spotlight: Freight Rail | New York City: New York City (2011) | 99 | % proportion (0 - 100) | Percent of cargo flow | |

* | truck | Eco-conscious | Assumed | New York City: Urban Area () | 0 | % proportion of trips (0 - 100) | |

* | truck | Lenape Person | Assumed | New York City: Mannahatta () | 0 | % proportion (0 - 100) |