Performance Measures for Freight Transportation (NCFRP Report 10, 2011)

The objective of this research was to develop measures to gauge the performance of the U.S. freight transportation system. The measures as sought in the project statement are intended to support investment, operations, and policy decisions by a range of stakeholders, both public and private. The measures also are intended to reflect local, regional, national, and global perspectives. The project’s areas of emphasis include efficiency, effectiveness, capacity, safety, security, infrastructure condition, congestion, energy, and the environment.

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