UW-Madison Freight Researchers Helping Guide State Marine Transportation

by Kerri Phillips on January 27, 2017

Wisconsin’s marine freight system is a tremendous asset for both a strong economy as well as a healthy environment in the state. And research conducted through the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is helping multiple organizations and agencies target priority projects as they create and implement plans for the state’s freight infrastructure and economic development.

Recently, the researchers in the initiative released the report, “Leveraging Our Comparative Advantage, Phase II: Identification and Development of Wisconsin Port Market Scenarios.” The study identified and compared four marine highway corridors on the Great Lakes and Upper Mississippi River with their parallel highway corridors.

Read the full article on the University of Wisconsin College of Engineering website: https://www.engr.wisc.edu/uw-madison-freight-researchers-helping-guide-state-marine-transportation/

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