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WHORM - Transportation (TN)

(3.8 linear feet; boxes 1-7)

A primary subject category containing information pertaining to national transportation policies, the U.S. merchant marine, maritime treaties, transportation infrastructure, the federal interstate highway system, high-speed rail, labor disputes within the transportation industry, mass transit funding, transportation of petroleum produces, employer transit subsidies, shipping rates, and legislation related to transportation.

DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

TN Transportation (1.6 ft.; boxes 1-4)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to national transportation policy, the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1991, the Highway Infrastructure Act of 1991, and highway beautification.

TN001 Highway Transportation (.2 ft.; box 4)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to highway funding, the federal interstate highway system, interstate trucking, and the Single State License Registration Program.

TN001-01 Motor Pool (.2 ft.; box 4)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to portal-to-portal transportation for administration officials.

TN002 Interurban Transportation (.2 ft.; box 5)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to funding for the Los Angeles Metro project.

TN003 Pipelines (1 ft.; box 5)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Act of 1973, interstate pipelines, the Iroquois Pipeline Project, the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System, and Oil Pipeline Regulatory Reform Act.

TN004 Railroads (.3 ft.; boxes 5-6)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to Amtrak, railroad labor disputes, high-speed rail, the Railroad Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 1989, rail shipping reforms, the Railway Labor Act, and state taxation of railways.

TN005 Water (.3 ft.; boxes 6-7)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to the U.S. Merchant Marine, maritime treaties, recognition of Merchant Marine veterans who served in World War II and the Gulf War, access of East-bloc merchant vessels to U.S. ports, the International Salvage Convention, and sailing ships.

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