Conceptualizing freight generation for transport and land use planning: A review and synthesis of the literature

  title={Conceptualizing freight generation for transport and land use planning: A review and synthesis of the literature},
  author={Sam McLeod and Jake Schapper and Carey Curtis and Giles Graham},
  journal={Transport Policy},

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