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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

National Waterways Foundation Updates Domestic Transportation Comparison

The Texas Transportation Institute’s Center for Ports and Waterways updated a study titled “A Modal Comparison of Domestic Freight Transportation Effects on the General Public” comparing the various effects of barge, rail and truck transportation on the general public. This research provides a useful comparison of transportation methods by cargo capacity, congestion issues, emissions statistics, energy efficiency, safety impacts and infrastructure impacts. Click here to view the new brochure describing the study and the benefits of barging. To download a presentation of the study’s findings and to view the complete study, visit the National Waterways Foundation website.