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Long haul freight network design using shipper-carrier freight flow prediction: A California network improvement case study

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  • Apivatanagul, Pruttipong
  • Regan, Amelia C.
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    Transportation network design is a method for analyzing the interactive benefits of transportation projects applied to a network. In this paper, a network design model is developed for long haul freight movements which are represented by relationships between shippers and carriers. Additionally, an explicit capacity constraint is used to divert traffic volume from congested links. A case study based on the California transportation network is implemented to examine the effectiveness of this model when applied to a large network. A geographic information system is used to facilitate data management and analysis of the results.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.

    Volume (Year): 46 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 4 (July)
    Pages: 507-519

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:transe:v:46:y:2010:i:4:p:507-519

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    Keywords: Freight network design Public investment Goods movement;

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