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Financing and improving land access to U.S. intermodal cargo hubs Shafran, Isaac ; Strauss-Weider, Anne

By: Shafran, IsaacContributor(s): Strauss-Weider, AnnePublication details: Washington DC National Cooperative Highway Research Program, 2003; NCHRP report 497, Description: 161 s, 2,9 MBISBN: 0309087716Subject(s): USA | | Freight transport | Land use | Financing | High | | Post | Airport | Railway station | Partnership | Freight terminal | 12 | Prd | J05 | PrcOnline resources: Publikation/Publication Bibl.nr: VTI P0409:497Location: Abstract: This report presents guidance on the most effective strategies for financing improvements to cargo hub and intermodal freight facilities. These strategies focus on existing and emerging funding sources and on developing partnerships between government agencies, cargo hub operators and users, and local communities. After preparing an inventory of cargo hub improvements projects across the United States, the research team selected 12 projects as case studies for in-depth analysis. Appendixes to the report include detailed information on each case study, the full inventory of major cargo hub access improvement projects, and a listing of relevant federal and selected state funding sources and mechanisms. The report should be particularly valuable to planners and senior decision-makers in government and the private sector who are faced with a growing challenge to maintain or improve access to cargo hub facilities that are growing rapidly in size, quantity and importance.
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Holdings: VTI P0409:497

This report presents guidance on the most effective strategies for financing improvements to cargo hub and intermodal freight facilities. These strategies focus on existing and emerging funding sources and on developing partnerships between government agencies, cargo hub operators and users, and local communities. After preparing an inventory of cargo hub improvements projects across the United States, the research team selected 12 projects as case studies for in-depth analysis. Appendixes to the report include detailed information on each case study, the full inventory of major cargo hub access improvement projects, and a listing of relevant federal and selected state funding sources and mechanisms. The report should be particularly valuable to planners and senior decision-makers in government and the private sector who are faced with a growing challenge to maintain or improve access to cargo hub facilities that are growing rapidly in size, quantity and importance.

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