The Potential for Mode Conversion to Rail Service in Wisconsin

The team will build upon the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's study regarding industries which drive the Wisconsin economy, and will complement the efforts of the Wisconsin Central Group and Wisconsin Manufacturers Commerce by geo-locating shippers and determining their proximity to rail access. Outreach will be completed to identify the drivers, incentives and barriers to increasing rail access and the resulting economic impact.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $82603.00
  • 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:

    University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    1415 Engineering Drive
    Madison, WI  United States  53706
  • Principal Investigators:

    Perry, Ernest

  • Start Date: 20140901
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20160630
  • Source Data: RiP Project 38285

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01547321
  • 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