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Posts filed under "freight"
On 6/19, the webinar will cover freight and economic development and major railroad perspectives on inland intermodal facilities.
On July 31 – August 2 in Washington, DC, FHWA and AASHTO will hold their 5th joint freight transportation meeting in Washington, DC. A special session on July 30 will target MPOs and RPOs.
Over the last 30 years, South Carolina has developed a flourishing, globally competitive automotive and ground transportation cluster which is a major engine of economic growth in the state.
FHWA has released the 2012 edition of Freight Facts and Figures and is planning a Talking Freight webinar on Feb 20. TRB has several new freight-related documents.
Talking Freight, on 1/23, will address temporary port closures. Eco-Logical, on 1/24, will cover integrating conservation strategies and transportation plans.
Community impact assessment, public transportation performance, freight, technology, and more.
Register for this webinar on Nov 28 to learn more about the new law's freight provisions.
FHWA will award up to $450,000 in research grants to explore the benefits of delivering goods during "off hours" in small- and medium-sized urban areas.
Several upcoming webinars will share information on transportation topics.
The report provides an overview of possible effects of Panama Canal expansion on the U.S., as well as efforts of some coastal ports and inland regions to capitalize on potential economic opportunities.
Representatives from 10 Midwestern states will meet in Minneapolis in April.
Attend the webinar to learn about the Freight Advanced Traveler Information System being developed by USDOT.
On June 15, a webinar on freight and livability will be held by the FHWA through the Talking Freight series.
FHWA's Freight Office will hold a free webinar on Wednesday, Dec 15 covering freight and land use issues.
As the most comprehensive publicly available freight data set , the Framework includes data on goods that move by land, sea and air between large metropolitan areas, states and regions.
Learn about state and local freight data, and about the Census Bureau's progress in defining urbanized areas following the 2010 Census.
Learn about ITS resources and non-traditional freight data sources in these upcoming events.
Missed the webinar? You can still learn how rural and metro planning organizations are forming effective partnerships.
Training opportunities and reports on freight statistics and institutional arrangements have been released.
Collections of freight resources and livability and integrated planning resources have been added to the Rural Transportation.org Resource Library.
Webinars on freight security and fee structures, plus a new website with freight resources have just been announced.
Representatives from the two major companies will talk about private sector needs in freight transportation.