NCHRP Report 606: Forecasting Statewide Freight Toolkit
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NCHRP Report 606:
Forecasting Statewide Freight Toolkit
(2008)
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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 606: Forecasting Statewide Freight Toolkit explores an analytical framework for forecasting freight movements at the state level.

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169 pages | 8.5 x 11
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Front Matter i-x
Chapter 1 - Introduction 1-2
2.2 Statewide Freight Forecasting 3-3
2.3 Freight Terminology 4-4
3.1 Freight Policy Needs 5-7
3.2 Available Methods 8-8
4.1 Direct Factoring 9-9
4.2 Trip Generation 10-10
4.3 Trip Distribution 11-11
4.4 Mode Split 12-13
4.5 Traffic Assignment 14-14
4.6 Economic/Land Use Modeling 15-15
5.1 Model Development 16-19
5.2 Flow Conversion 20-22
5.3 Network Data 23-23
5.4 Forecasting Data 24-24
5.5 Validation Data 25-25
5.6 Classification Schemes 26-26
6.1 The Direct Facility Flow Factoring Method 27-28
6.2 The Origin-Destination Factoring Method 29-30
6.3 The Truck Model 31-31
6.4 The Four-Step Commodity Model 32-32
6.5 The Economic Activity Model 33-34
7.2 Performance Measures for States' Primary Needs 35-35
7.4 Recommended Toolkit Performance Measures 36-41
8.1 Development of a Forecasting Model Template 42-43
8.2 Case Study Minnesota Trunk Highway 10 Truck Trip Forecasting Model 44-46
8.3 Case Study The Heavy Truck Freight Model for Florida Ports 47-53
8.4 Case Study Ohio Interim Freight Model 54-62
8.5 Case Study Freight Analysis Framework 63-72
8.6 Case Study New Jersey Statewide Model Truck Trip Table Update Project 73-81
8.7 Case Study SCAG Heavy-Duty Truck Model 82-91
8.8 Case Study Indiana Commodity Transport Model 92-100
8.9 Case Study Florida Intermodal Statewide Highway Freight Model (FISHFM) 101-109
8.10 Case Study Cross-Cascades Corridor Analysis Project 110-118
8.11 Case Study Oregon Statewide Passenger and Freight Forecasting Model 119-129
References 130-130
Bibliography 131-133
Acronyms 134-135
Appendix A - Commodity Classifications 136-145
Appendix B - Tool Components and Forecastable Performance Measures 146-151
Appendix C - References with Mode Components 152-158
Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications 159-159

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