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Changes in intermodal transportation in Washington and impacts on road infrastructure

Ken Casavant

Changes in intermodal transportation in Washington and impacts on road infrastructure

final report, research project Y-3400, Task 6

by Ken Casavant

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Transportation in [Olympia, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation -- Washington (State) -- Planning.,
  • Transportation and state -- Washington (State),
  • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKen L. Casavant, Jonathan Newkirk, and Jerry C. Lenzi ; prepared for Washington State Department of Transportation and in cooperation with U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.
    ContributionsNewkirk, Jonathan Raymond, 1944-, Lenzi, Jerry C., Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 41 p., [14] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16622404M

    efficient transportation system can improve the productivity of the economy. Transportation also has a broader role in shaping development and the environment. Policy concerns in the next millennium will increasingly focus on the effects of transportation on where people live and on where businesses locate; and on the effects that. infrastructure (transportation), 8 - 9 inland water transportation, 32 - 35 Institute Marine Cargo Clauses, insurance, certificate of, - integrators, 70 - 71 intelligent transport system (ITS), - intermodal transportation, 38 - 44 causes for, documentation. SeedocumentationFile Size: KB.

    U.S. Transportation Sector: Part of the Solution • USDOT is focused on mitigating transportation emissions and adapting to potential impacts on transportation infrastructure. • Transportation’s emissions can be reduced by: 1. improving vehicle fuel economy 2. transitioning to sustainable, low-GHG fuels 3. Economic Development, Intermodal, Site Selection, Ports, Rail, Transportation Infrastructure, Transportation. Intermodal Rail: Moving in the Right Direction. As the demand for supply chain efficiency and speed rises, companies are investing in intermodal .

    3PL, Economic Development, Intermodal, Site Selection, Rail, Transportation Infrastructure. Site Selection: The Rise of Intermodal. Transporting goods via truck and rail services offers shippers economy and efficiency benefits. Site selection teams evaluating intermodal sites also consider factors such as labor, transportation infrastructure, and utility costs. An efficient transportation network directly impacts the competitiveness of the domestic steel industry, its customers and suppliers, and American manufacturing as a whole. Modernization of the nation’s infrastructure will facilitate broad economic growth, enhance U.S. global competitiveness and strengthen our national security, while.


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Changes in intermodal transportation in Washington and impacts on road infrastructure by Ken Casavant Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study evaluated the changes occurring in intermodal (piggyback) transportation and the impacts of these changes on the infrastructure system. Past and present structures of the intermodal system were documented both nationally and in the state of Washington. An on-site review of the remaining "hub" centers was conducted.

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