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Title:North Dakota Strategic Freight Analysis: Intermodal Highway/Rail/Container Transportation and North Dakota
Authors:Mark Berwick
University:North Dakota State University
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Report #:MPC-01-127.1
Project #:MPC-192
TRID #:00911289
Keywords:commodities, containerization, freight traffic, freight transportation, intermodal transportation, railroads
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications



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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