A Concept for a National Freight Data Program, Issue 276
National Research Council (U.S). Committee on Freight Transportation Data: a Framework for Development
Transportation Research Board, 2003 - Business & Economics - 114 pages
Calls upon the Department of Transportation and its Bureau of Transportation Statistics to take the lead in coordinating freight data collection in the US. This work focuses on increasing the linkages between sources of data and filling data gaps to develop a source of timely and reliable data on freight flows. A national framework is needed.
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Appendix beneﬁts BTS archive Bureau of Transportation carrier surveys CODMRT data commodity conﬁdentiality congestion coverage data collection efforts data fusers data fusion data on freight data providers data sets data sources data synthesis decisions deﬁciencies Department of Transportation economic efﬁciency example Federal Highway Administration FHWA ﬁll ﬁnal ﬁrms freight data advisory freight data business freight data collection freight data framework freight data program freight ﬂows freight movements freight surveys freight transportation data Highway identiﬁed identify implementation important infrastructure intelligent transportation systems intermodal levels Mbwana ment metropolitan Meyburg MPOs National Academy national freight data national freight database National Research Council origin and destination passive data collection Port portation private sector reliability Rick Donnelly role route Saratoga Springs shipments speciﬁc supply chain tion trafﬁc trans Transearch Transportation Statistics transportation system truck U.S. Army U.S. Department urban USDOT users vehicle Washington