For the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Cambridge Systematics conducted an evaluation of the Chicago Area Waterway System’s (CAWS) physical infrastructure, assessed its use for goods movement, and provided background on historical investments in inland waterways.
The practice of freight transportation planning has evolved significantly over the last decade, catalyzed by the enhanced freight planning requirements embodied in Safe Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) and a growing national concern about insufficient freight capacity.
Located in the central part of California, the San Joaquin Valley (SJV) region is composed of 8 counties (Kern, Kings, Tulare, Fresno, Madera, Merced, Stanislaus, and San Joaquin) and 62 cities, of which Fresno, Bakersfield, Modesto, and Stockton have populations in excess of 200,000.
Implement an integrated suite of information systems to automate the application and processing of motor carrier credentials and enhance the State’s electronic screening and roadside enforcement activities.
Develop a comprehensive freight and logistics statewide plan for the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to help improve and grow the State’s freight and logistics related industries, and ultimately increase future economic benefits for the State of Georgia.
U.S. DOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) – Demonstration Project in Los Angeles and Gateway Cities
Test the FRATIS in the Los Angeles/Gateway Cities region in Southern California for up to a year to determine its effectiveness in: improving intermodal truck utilization; improving and automating the process in which containers are transferred between marine terminals and drayage companies; and from both of these objectives, achieve improvements in regional freight mobility and air quality.