Putting a Price Tag on International Trade Use of State Infrastructure

A price tag is defined as a label attached to a product indicating its price; in transportation infrastructure terms, a price tag is an indication of the infrastructure construction and maintenance costs. The Performing Agency (PA) shall develop a utility-based methodological framework for assigning price tags to freight corridors. This -project will allow The Receiving Agency (RA) to maintain freight corridors with high condition standards and prepare for the potential trade growth. The Performing Agency shall also provide to the RA with capabilities to communicate their decisions to policy makers, so that the necessary funds can be obtained to retain Texas' economic competitiveness.


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  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Texas Department of Transportation

    125 E. 11th Street
    Austin, TX  United States  78701-2483
  • Project Managers:

    Adams, Joe

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Texas, Austin

    Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
    1 University Station
    Austin, TX  United States  78712-0278
  • Principal Investigators:

    Zhang, Zhanmin

  • Start Date: 20150123
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20161231
  • Source Data: RiP Project 39146

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01569108
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Texas Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 0-6844
  • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 1 2015 2:46AM