change significantly. As shown in figure 4, the
split in conventional mail between first class
and all other classes would essentially reverse.
In 1985, first-class conventional mail would ac-
count for about 61 percent of total conven-
tional mail, and all other classes would account
for about 39 percent. This is essentially the
same as the split indicated by actual fiscal
Figure 4.- Breakdown of Mail by Class for High B
(assuming 2/0 growth in
o USPS delivered
all other classes
40 of mail
Type of mail
Conventional first-class .. .......
Conventional other. . .......
Generation II EMS first-class ...
Generation II EMS other. .
USPS - delivered totals
Other classes ................
aSecond, third, fourth classes, and
SOURCE Office of Technology Assessment.
United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems for the U.S. Postal Service. UNT Digital Library. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39480/. Accessed July 25, 2014.