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Urban freight planning is more complex than urban passenger transport in many respects. The complexity of the planning process arises from the fact that (i) movement of freight in an urban area is part of a logistics chain for diverse goods moved from points of production via warehouses and distribution...

 

This report summarizes the work performed during the second phase of a two-phase research project. The first phase focused on two main areas: freight safety and wind vulnerability, and the identification of critical infrastructure. Phase I also tackled another major but less defined task in bringing...

 

The purpose of this study is to provide information about railroad fuel efficiency that may be useful in evaluating transportation energy policies and assessing the sustainability of potential projects. The specific objectives are to (1) develop railroad energy efficiency models that describe differences...

 

Agriculture is a leading source of demand for transport resources. It accounted for nearly 1 in 5 ton-miles of highway freight and 1 in 10 ton-miles of rail and barge freight transported in the nation during 2010, and demand is expected to grow. Thus, understanding industry practices and trends related...

 

This report represents a continuation of analysis concerned with the patterns and methods of distributing grains and oilseeds from North Dakota.

 

North Dakota wheat producers are located long distances from major consumer and export markets. Understanding the competitive position of their products is important to focusing efforts for market development and transportation investments. Research here provides some fundamental knowledge about market...

 

The information in this report is Phase I of a three-phase study, which provides for identification and discussion of North Dakota's direction for state freight planning, important freight gateways, and relationships that are instrumental in the state's economic productivity.

 

The information in this report is Phase II of a three-phase study, which provides for identification and discussion of North Dakota's direction for state freight planning, important freight gateways, and relationships that are instrumental in the state's economic productivity.

 

This research provides some demographic and geographic information, but does not address highway capacity needs, right of way needs, restricted speed policy, processes for determining future access, evaluation of current access right of way needs for future frontage roads, and bypass opportunities in...

 

This study explored the regulatory environment shippers face in moving freight throughout the region and highlighted differences in regulations that exist among bordering states and provinces. Truck size and weight regulations in the north central states and provinces are controlled and specified by...

 
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