TRB's National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 2: Institutional Arrangements for Freight Transportation Systems explores successful and promising institutional arrangements designed to improve freight movement. The report examines 40 guidelines, reflecting lessons learned from existing arrangements, that are designed to help agencies and industry representatives work together to invest in and improve the freight transportation system.
Appendices, consisting of a literature review, workshop material, detailed case studies, and interview guide, contained on a CD-ROM (CRP-CD-72), which accompanies the printed version of the report and is available for download as an ISO image online.
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Table of Contents
|1.2 Research Objective||2-2|
|1.3 Organization of the Report||3-3|
|2.2 Literature Review||4-6|
|2.3 Stakeholder Workshop||7-7|
|2.4 Follow-Up Interviews and Case Study Development||8-10|
|2.5 Characterization of Freight Institutional Arrangements||11-14|
|3.1 Type I||15-15|
|3.3 Type III||16-18|
|4.1 Guideline Development and Application Process||19-19|
|4.2 Type I - General Guidelines||20-39|
|4.3 Type II Guidelines||40-46|
|4.4 Type III Guidelines||47-56|
|5.2 Effective Use of Guidelines||57-57|
|Appendixes and Supporting Material||59-59|
|Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications||60-60|