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Table 4-5. Milestones for Multimodal and Intermodal Transportation

Table 4-5. Milestones for Multimodal and Intermodal Transportation

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Research Product or Information Gained FY 07-08 FY 09-10
Advanced Travel Forecasting Procedures (TRANSIMS)    
Demonstrate mode-split procedures combining highway, transit, and non-motorized modes for tracking and simulating travelers on a second-by-second basis x x
Use multiprocessor and 64-bit computer technology to simulate movements of vehicles and persons for entire regions x x
Electronic Freight Management    
Develop prototype electronic freight manifest system x  
Deploy system in one air cargo supply chain x  
Test functionality and economic benefits of information transfer protocol x  
ntegrated Corridor Management    
See milestones for "Reducing Recurring Congestion" under Reduced Congestion RD&T Strategy 1.    
Surface Transportation Environment and Planning Cooperative Research    
Advance the state of the practice in multimodal and intermodal transportation planning x x
Freight and Logistics    
Engage the freight community in developing and implementing solutions for freight capacity challenges and reducing freight environmental impacts   x
National Cooperative Freight Transportation Research    
Research critical freight transportation issues to improve planning, operations, and infrastructure of freight systems x x