UW-Madison Freight Researchers Helping Guide State Marine Transportation

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.

Great Lakes and Seaway Traffic

Great Lakes cargo traffic dropped 7 percent from July to August, according to an article in the Green Bay Press Gazette: Cargo traffic on the Great Lakes dipped almost 7 percent in August from July, but the amount of cargo carried by U.S.-flag freighters last month was on par with the five-year average for the […]