Addressing MAP-21 Freight Objectives using GPS Data

Freight planning and operation perspectives of Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) includes development of a national freight plan to address freight congestion bottlenecks, connectivity enhancement of major intermodal centers, and determination of barriers to improve freight performance. Currently state departments of transportation DOTs are at a very early stage in their development of freight performance measures (FPMs) to meet MAP-21 objectives. Some states are reviewing methodologies and appropriate data needs to assess their feasibility in developing FPMs. The goal of this project is to develop FPMs to meet MAP-21 objectives and apply the methodology in National Center for Freight & Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) region.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Department of Transportation

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Performing Organizations:

    Center for Intermodal Freight Transportation Studies

    3815 Central Avenue
    Memphis, TN  United States  38152-3370
  • Principal Investigators:

    Mishra, S

  • Start Date: 20140701
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20161231
  • Source Data: RiP Project 38290

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01547316
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE)
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT12-G-UTC19
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Dec 6 2014 1:00AM