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Inland Ports: Linking Freight and Regional Economic Development

Date:
January 03, 2012
Topics:
Case Studies, Economic Development, Freight, NADO Publications, Resources

The NADO Research Foundation released the report Inland Ports: Linking Freight and Regional Economic Development (PDF) in 2011, highlighting examples where intermodal facilities connecting rail and truck streamline freight movement and position their regions for economic impact.  Facilities in Auburn, Maine; Rochester, Illinois; and Bismarck, North Dakota are creating new opportunities for economic development and job creation in the field of distribution and logistics.  This report was produced through the NADO Research Foundation’s Center for Transportation Advancement and Regional Development under a cooperative agreement with the Federal Highway Administration.

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