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Network Appalachia: Access to Global Opportunity


2009/2010

Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction (PDF—800 KB)

  • 1.0 Introduction
  • 1.1 A Region Apart
  • 1.2 ADHS - Access to Opportunity
  • 1.3 Transition to the Global Economy
  • 1.4 Network Appalachia

Chapter 2: Global Macroeconomic Trends (PDF—1.3 MB)

  • 2.0 Global Trade Patterns
  • 2.1 Containerization of Trade
  • 2.2 Trade Barrier
  • 2.3 Information and Communication Technology
  • 2.4 Demographics

Chapter 3: Appalachian Trade Perspective (PDF—2.0 MB)

  • 3.0 Appalachian Trade Perspective
  • 3.1 Demographics and Consumption
  • 3.2 Regional Transportation Infrastructure
  • 3.3 Strategic Highway System
  • 3.4 Strategic Railway System
  • 3.5 Strategic Waterway System
  • 3.6 Inland Ports
  • 3.7 Coastal Ports–Global Access
  • 3.8 Connectivity: Inland and Coastal Links
  • 3.9 Economic, Energy, and Environmental Success–And Expanded Capacity

Chapter 4: Appalachian Access to Opportunity (PDF—6.1 MB)

  • 4.0 Access Evaluations
  • 4.2 Proximity
  • 4.3 Data Compilation and Normalization
  • 4.4 Weighting and Ranking

Chapter 5: Engagement and Collaboration (PDF—600 KB)

  • 5.0 Engagement and Collaboration
  • 5.1 Building Capacity for the Future
  • 5.2 Putting the Capacity to Work
  • 5.3 Engaging in the Region
  • 5.4 Many Voices. Many Ideas. One Future.
  • 5.5 Strategic Priorities
  • 5.6 Tactical Opportunities

Chapter 6: Conclusion (PDF—2.4 MB)

  • 6.0 The Way Ahead
  • 6.1 Projecting Forward: A Changing World of New Challenges and Opportunities
  • 6.2 Positioning for Success in the 21st Century: Network Appalachia
  • 6.3 Proactive Planning: The Way Ahead