Evaluation of Employment Options in the Inland Waterways Sector

This project will undertake an analysis of employment opportunities in the inland waterways sector. The analysis will include a comparative analysis of employment factors across the modes of rail trucking and inland waterways, calculate the benefits the nation enjoys as a direct result of employment by the inland waterway industry, and develop an educational toolkit about job opportunities in the inland waterway sector.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $190132
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center

    University of Arkansas
    Fayetteville, AR  United States  72701
  • Performing Organizations:

    Texas A&M Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System
    3135 TAMU
    College Station, TX  United States  77843-3135
  • Principal Investigators:

    Kruse, Jim

  • Start Date: 20230801
  • Expected Completion Date: 20240531
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers Program

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01909971
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center
  • Contract Numbers: 69A3552348331
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Feb 27 2024 1:23PM