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

The Invisible System

A recent report on the impact of public policy decisions on freight sheds light on a system that is invisible to most Americans, and on policy decisions that may have unexpected consequences: “The freight system is largely a private-sector enterprise, but public policy decisions have major