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Research and Development (R&D) Project Sites

 
Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-09-0068
Project Name:   Advanced Integration of Private Sector Freight Information with Public Traffic Information to Reduce Metropolitan Congestion (Freight Congestion Mitigation Decision Support)
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  November 30, 2009
End Date:  November 30, 2011
Contact Information
Last Name:  Kuehn
First Name:  David
Telephone:  202-493-3414
E-mail:  david.kuehn@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Corporate Research, Technology, and Innovation Management
Team:   Exploratory Advanced Research Team [HRTM-30]
Program:   Exploratory Advanced Research
Project detail
Project Description:   This project seeks to improve operational awareness among the participants in the cross-town operating model and advance a solution to improve the congestion, efficiency, safety, security, and environmental challenges that exist within the model. In a broader sense, this framework provides a consolidated approach that can be applied in the many cities where intermodal freight is interchanged.
Goals:   This project seeks to improve operational awareness among the participants in the cross-town operating model.
Test Methodology:   Multiple methods
Expected Benefits:   This framework provides a consolidated approach that can be applied in the many cities where intermodal freight is interchanged.
FHWA Topics:   Research/Technologies--FHWA Research and Technology
TRT Terms:   Freight Transportation
Congestion Management Systems
Operations
Traveler Information and Communication Systems
Research
Intermodal Transportation
FHWA Disciplines:   Freight
Operations
Subject Areas:   Data and Information Technology
Freight Transportation
Operations and Traffic Management

 

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