Acknowledgments

Acknowledgments

U.S. Department of Transportation

Ray H. LaHood
Secretary

Research and Innovative
Technology Administration

Peter H. Appel
Administrator

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Steven D. Dillingham, Ph.D.
Director

Steven K. Smith, Ph.D.
Deputy Director

Produced under the direction of:

Deborah D. Johnson
Assistant Director, Office of Transportation Analysis

Project Manager

Long X. Nguyen

Major Contributors

Felix Ammah-Tagoe
Shana Johnson
Steve Pelletier
Dan Perrin
Dean Trackman
E-Ternational

Other Contributors

Steve Beningo
Sandy Lu
Matt Chambers
Gail Perkins, MARAD
Jacob Hommeland
Amy Tujague, USACE

Editor

William H. Moore

Visual Information Specialist

Alpha Wingfield

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

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Recommended citation
U.S. Department of Transportation
Research and Innovative Technology Administration
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
America's Freight Transportation Gateways 2009
(Washington, DC: 2009)

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Cover photo credits (top to bottom):

Front cover

  • Felix Ammah-Tagoe
  • Chester Ford
  • Chip Moore
  • Denise Hunter