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167704-1 Report Abstract

Proceedings from the Texas Rural Transportation Conference Transportation and Tourism Track

Katherine F. Turnbull, Texas A&M University, July 2001, 27 pp. (167704-1)

This report documents the proceedings from the Transportation and Tourism Track at the Texas Rural Transportation Conference held in College Station, Texas on February 21, 2000. The Conference was sponsored by the Texas Transportation Institute, the Southwest Region University Transportation Center, and the Texas A&M University Recreation, Parks and Tourism Sciences Department.

The proceedings summarize the presentations from the opening session and the breakout sessions. The two breakout sessions addressed tourism and transportation in Texas and Texas tourism trails. The main topics covered by speakers are highlighted. The proceedings also present the key issues and research needs relating to transportation and tourism in the state identified by the conference participants.

Keywords: Transportation Tourism, Transportation Trails, Cultural Tourism, Heritage Tourism

ENTIRE REPORT (Adobe Acrobat File – 407KBytes)