Detroit Freight Network Map

Screen Shot 2013-09-11 at 8.01.50 AM

From the Detroit Future City report, this map brings a fairly comprehensive picture of Detroit’s importance as a freight transportation hub and a major border crossing. The Detroit-Windsor connections is also well known for its illegal gun and drug smuggling. 

This map also illustrates why certain areas of the city have high pollution and asthma rates, particularly SW Detroit where truck routes even pass right outside schools.

See also: Detroit Asthma Morbidity Map

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s