Comprehensive Planning Guidebook for Commodity and Freight Movement in Tennessee

The proposed research has the following objectives: 1. Collect and compile a geodatabase with all the available freight flow, land-use, and economic activity data (open source and/or proprietary) for the state of TN. In the case of proprietary data, samples will used if these data are not purchased by TDOT; 2. Develop and apply a methodology and tools that can be used to estimate or disaggregate freight flows, land-use, and economic activity data in the State of TN; 3. Develop a comprehensive guidebook for estimation of commodity flows, land-use and economic activity and their applicability and use in freight planning; 4. Promote collaboration between the Piedmont Atlantic Megaregion states on freight planning. The following are expected outcomes of this research project: • Development of tools to estimate more accurate freight flow data to support freight planning and policy in TN at any jurisdictional level. • Support freight planning by documenting and analyzing the strengths and limitations of emerging new freight, land-use and economic activity data sets, and their potential applications in freight planning and modeling

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $200,000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    RES2019-14

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Tennessee Department of Transportation

    James K. Polk Building
    Fifth and Deaderick Street
    Nashville, TN  United States  37243-0349

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Tennessee Department of Transportation

    James K. Polk Building
    Fifth and Deaderick Street
    Nashville, TN  United States  37243-0349
  • Project Managers:

    Pallme, Dan

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Memphis

    Memphis, TN  United States 
  • Principal Investigators:

    Golias, Mihalis

  • Start Date: 20181201
  • Expected Completion Date: 20201130
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Transportation, Planning, Research, and Development

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01709918
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Tennessee Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: RES2019-14
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 24 2019 5:03PM