U.S. Department of Transportation
This subcommittee promotes, discusses, and organizes research in freight models. Research interests include freight model development, model uses, data needs, and integration with other models. We welcome participation from individuals from around the world with an interest in freight modeling. Part of the subcommittee’s mission is to cultivate international partnerships between the AT015 Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics Committee and similar entities from around the world by: sharing technical information, supporting joint research activities and conferences, and enhancing international participation in TRB activities. In the future, the subcommittee may support ancillary activities including research needs statement designs or workshop session organization.
8:00-9:00 AM (note, we will aim to conclude early so as to allow participants to attend the Freight Day poster session)
Welcome (Monique Stinson) & subcommittee mission
Announcements (all): share about upcoming activities of interest to the group (upcoming conferences, calls for papers, workshops, funding announcements)
Introductions & updates (Attendees; 2 minutes each): please introduce yourself (name & agency) then briefly share your current & upcoming freight modeling efforts
Spotlight presentation (Stacey Bricka and Derald Dudley): Developing a geospatial standards implementation plan
Discussion (all): we will discuss research needs and related topics including data gaps, emerging technologies, …
Freight Modeling: What is it?
Freight transportation modeling includes freight transportation system models. This is the focus of this subcommittee. This modeling area also covers individual models of freight decisions (such as mode choice) that can be used in system-level models.
- Freight Modeling Resources
- How are freight models used? Common applications
Your participation is welcome!
name, title, affiliation, email, interested in AT015 membership or friendship? Does your organization have a freight systems model? if Yes, What Type (3-step truck model, 4-step freight model, truck touring model, supply chain/logistics model, economic/Input-Output model, other)? What is its name (please provide the full name and acronym, if applicable.)?, and an HTML link to model documentation.