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Rural Freight Transportation Conference

Highlighting economic, planning, and policy issues associated with promoting effective and efficient multimodal export alternatives for rural economies

The conference was held at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott in Bloomington, MN on Sept. 8, 2004. Guests also had the opportunity to attend U.S. Midwest Specialty Grains Conference on Sept. 9-10.

 

Presentations

TitlePresenter
Leveraging Rural Freight Transportation Resources (PDF, 783K)Leo Penne, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, D.C.
Innovative Financing Infrastructure for Rural Freight Needs (PDF, 38K)Kate Quinn, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. DOT
An Economic Look at Valuing Rural Infrastructure (PDF, 79K)Toby Madden, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Successes in Public-Private Partnerships (PDF, 5215K)Mark Berndt, Wilbur Smith Associates
Moving Containers on the Mississippi River (PDF, 2875K)Jerry Fruin, University of Minnesota
Managing Roads for Rural Economies (PDF, 6084K)David Sprynczynatyk, North Dakota Department of Transportation
Missouri River Shipper Needs (PDF, 1430K)Chris Dager, Tennessee Valley Authority
Understanding Waterway Investments (PDF, 123K)Wesley Wilson, University of Oregon
Intermodal Freight Facilities in Small to Medium Sized Communities (PDF, 2613K)Libby Ogard
Challenges & Opportunities in Containerized Agricultural and Rural Freight Product Marketing – U.S. Containerized Grain & Oilseed Exports (PDF, 253K)Kimberly Vachal, North Dakota State University
Challenges & Opportunities in Containerized Agricultural and Rural Freight Product Marketing – Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (PDF, 1243K)Steve Salzman, Burlington Northern Santa Fe
Challenges & Opportunities in Containerized Agricultural and Rural Freight Product Marketing – Agriculture Ocean Transportation Coalition (PDF, 12K)Peter Friedman, Agricultural Ocean Transportation Coalition (AgOTC)
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