linkedin 2 twitter 2

Multimodal Freight Transportation Within the Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence Basin

 

By Economic Development Research Group, on a team with Canadian firm CPCS Transcom Limited for the National Cooperative Freight Research Program (Project 35, Report 17).

EDR Group assessed the economic impact of freight movement on the Great Lakes to both the US and Canadian economies. The project team included University of Toledo, Prime Focus LLC, Sustainable Ports, and Richard Stewart of the Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute. The project includes an analysis of the jobs, earnings and output by US and Canadian industry for key states and trade centers served both directly and indirectly by Great Lakes ports. The project assessed not only water but also truck and rail carried commodities whose markets are sensitive to trans-border US-Canada trade across the Great Lakes.

Read NCFRP Report 17

Latest Blogposts

Twitter Feed

RT @swissnexBoston: Will #automaticdriving take over our streets? How are American and Swiss stakeholders preparing for the transportation…
RT @TravisHalm: Today in the Omaha region, transit riders earn $71 million in wages, resulting in $206 million in regional sales and $117 m…
RT @city_viewer: EDR Group's recent study of the role of transportation investment in firm site selection decisions highlights concerns abo…