Agricultural Freight Decision Support Center for the Upper Midwest

The purpose of this project is to institutionalize fundamental research, data collecting and information technology (IT) application that will optimize resource allocation and policy decisions that support agricultural freight transportation in the Upper Midwest, in cooperation with public and private partners. This project focuses on improving planning, operation and management of transportation services and assets; improving transportation services for underserved areas and populations; identifying freight bottlenecks and changing transportation patterns; and developing and implementing technologies to enhance cargo flow in an emerging goal.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $825590.00
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    Office of Research, Development, and Technology
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC    20590
  • Project Managers:

    Tucker-Thomas, Dawn

  • Performing Organizations:

    Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

    North Dakota State University
    1320 Albrecht Boulevard
    Fargo, ND  United States  581052
  • Principal Investigators:

    Tolliver, Denver

  • Start Date: 20020925
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20131231
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31419

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01494557
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTOS5906G00046
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Sep 27 2013 1:01AM