Category: Research

Recommendations for Reauthorization

Funding MAFC Maritime Performance Measures Rail Research

As part of the Recommendations for Reauthorization project (MVFC 09), we’ve produced a series of one-page, topic-based documents that encapsulate the MVFC’s positions regarding the next federal surface transportation bill. Funding Freight Programs Institutional Issues for Freight Rail Transportation Maritime Transportation Freight Performance Measures Truck Size and Weight These documents were distributed to attendees at […]

Traveler Information Clearinghouse

MAFC Research

As part of the Mississippi Valley Region’s Traveler Information Clearinghouse [link: MVFC06] project, a pilot system architecture has been developed that will be available to commercial vehicle operators and others in order to improve region-wide mobility and safety.

CFIRE Featured

CFIRE Research

CFIRE’s research on “Innovative Use of Spatial Data Assists in Solving Truck Parking Shortage” is featured in the January 2009 issue of the UTC Spotlight Newsletter.

MVFC Work Plan

CFIRE Funding MAFC Research

We are pleased to tell you that at the July 8 meeting of the Mississippi Valley Conference Board of Directors in Kansas City, the board unanimously approved the extension of the Mississippi Valley Freight Coalition (MVFC) for two years and theworkplan for the 2008-2010 cycle.  At that meeting, Dr. Teresa Adams presented updates on the current projects and activities […]