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75 League of Cities, National Association of Regional [UT-CTR] will place a link to EnvisionFreight, and their Councils, Association of Metropolitan Planning Orga- communications team will put out a blog posting on the nizations, Urban Land Institute, and American Bar website once it is fully live--this blog is picked up by many Association; of the university transportation research centers); and Freight group meetings hosted by the American Asso NASCO has already agreed to put a link to the Envision- ciation of Port Authorities (AAPA), Association of Freight website on their website. American Railroads (AAR), American Short Line and 5. Notify NCFRP Project 24 workshop participants, and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), FRA, Inter other interested parties who are known to the research modal Asso ciation of America (IANA), AASHTO, team, of final version of the EnvisionFreight website. American Waterways Operators (AWO), state DOT and 6. In order for the NCFRP Project 24 research to be useful freight task forces; over the longer term, the research team will look for per- National Governor's Association, Republican and manent sponsorship for the EnvisionFreight website for Democratic Governor's Associations, as well as Western, upkeep. Possibilities include industry trade groups, plan- Southern, and New England Governors Associations; ning associations, and/or government agencies. and Note: members of the research team were scheduled to Publication Plan present at Baltimore Industrial Group meeting (February 2011), The research team will commit to publishing the study National Association of Counties Meeting on Freight results in a manner that reaches a wide audience to broaden (April 2011), the impact of the research. In addition to the EnvisionFreight Preservation Maryland Annual Meeting (May 2011), website, which is the principal mechanism of disseminating the and results of the study, the research team will draft a brief summary FRA Grade Crossing Conference (2012). of key findings for potential publication in a trade journal, such 4. Request that groups and organizations place a link to the as the Journal of Commerce. The purpose of this piece will be to EnvisionFreight website on their websites, including quickly highlight the most important lessons learned from the Trade groups, such as AAR, AAPA, AASHTO, AWO, research and to refer interested parties to the website. CARB, and North America's Superior Corridor Coalition The research team also plans to develop at least one in-depth (NASCO); article for a scholarly publication. The most likely forum for Planning entities such as APA and Urban Land Institute; this publication would be the Transportation Research Record. The university transportation centers (note: University Other options for publication include planning journals such of Texas at Austin--Center for Transportation Research as the Journal of the American Planning Association.