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Category: Freight

Rail Safety in the United States

OneRail Coalition, a group of freight and passenger rail stakeholders, has released a report titled Rail Safety in the United States.  The report presents information on rail in the context

FHWA Releases Freight Corridor Designation Guidance

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act requires the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to establish a National Highway Freight Network, which includes the Primary Highway Freight

Rail Infrastructure Safety Upgrade Grants Available

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Rail Administration has announced the availability of $25 million in grants to increase rail safety.  Eligible applicants for this competitive program include local governments,

FHWA Completes Truck Size and Weight Study

FHWA has completed the Truck Size and Weight Study Report to Congress that the agency was required through provisions included in MAP-21.  The final report is based on earlier peer-reviewed

Financing Freight Improvements

This January 2007 guidebook from FHWA describes funding and financing tools available for freight investments and was designed to provide information to the FHWA, states, MPOs, and other parties interested

Keeping the Global Supply Chain Moving Video

This video, developed by the FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations, showcases how freight moves through the supply chain, the importance of an efficient transportation system for reliable freight

NCHRP Synthesis 298: Truck Trip Generation Data

This 2001 publication, prepared for the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), identifies available truck trip generation data and assesses the utility of the data for transportation engineers, travel demand

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