TRB’s National Freight Cooperative Research Program (NCFRP) Report 32: Integrating MTS Commerce Data with Multimodal Freight Transportation Performance Measures to Support MTS Maintenance Investment Decision Making investigates the feasibility of evaluating potential navigation operation and maintenance projects on the Marine Transportation System (MTS) as they relate to both waterborne commerce and landside freight connections.
Table of Contents
|Section 1 - Background||6-10|
|Section 2 - Selection and Characterization of High-Volume Freight MTS Corridors in the United States||11-19|
|Section 3 - Proposed Metrics and Operations Research Methods||20-33|
|Section 4 - Findings from the Case Studies||34-36|
|Section 5 - Potential Future Research||37-37|
|Appendix A - Commodity Codes||38-38|
|Appendix B - FAF3 Regions||39-42|
|Appendix C - Origin-Destination Corridors and Modal Assignment at Selected Ports||43-64|
|Appendix D - Lock Capacity Calculation||65-67|
|Appendix E - Analysis of Constraints||68-70|
|Appendix F - Model Results||71-73|
|List of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Initialisms||75-76|
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