The research paper should be based on a topic discussed in the course. The requirements of this paper include a cover sheet (using the 6 line undergraduate entry), 3-5 numbered pages of text, and a reference page. The research paper requires at least five references. See Supporting Materials for the information literacy toolbox and student paper template for this course.
NOTE: The topic chosen for this research paper should not be a topic discussed within the weekly assignments for this course.
Submission Instructions: Please attach the assignment in Microsoft Word Format. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Provide a minimum of 3 in text citations with an APA Reference List.
Discussions in Class
– how supply and demand drive the transportation industry
-the pros and cons of the current highway funding structure as related the taxes paid by motor carriers
-Why has the provider of choice shifted from rail to motor modes? With the shift to motor freight carriers, the amount of traffic accidents have sky rocketed
-Research an air incident that was considered to be the airlines fault because of safety violations
-What are the advantages and disadvantages of transporting product via pipeline