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Title:North Dakota Strategic Freight Analysis: Intermodal Highway/Rail/Container Transportation and North Dakota
Authors:Mark Berwick
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Report #:MPC-01-127.1
Project #:MPC-192

Abstract

This study provides a snapshot of truck/rail container intermodal shipping into and out of North Dakota. The study revealed the benefits of intermodal transportation including lower overall transportation costs, increased economic productivity and efficiency, reduced congestion and burden on over-stressed highway infrastructure, higher returns from public and private infrastructure investments, reduced energy consumption, and increased safety.

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