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Freight Transportation

  • commentary

    Revisiting 100% Inspection

    It is good that the congressmen have asked the Obama administration to revisit supply chain security. However, precipitous changes to how the global supply chain operates do not seem warranted, may not in fact improve security, and could have costly unintended consequences, writes Henry Willis.

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    Jul 6, 2012

    The RAND Blog

    Henry H. Willis

  • Transportation Economics


    No Data? Big Problem.

    Good data can inform decision makers about what really works—how best to relieve congestion and improve supply-chain connectivity to make freight transportation—and hence the U.S. economy—more competitive, write Mortimer Downey, Joseph Schofer, and Johanna Zmud.

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    Mar 20, 2012

    Mortimer Downey, Joseph Schofer, et al.

  • Highway Transportation


    A System Under Strain

    Our transportation future will be multi-layered and complex—bounded by transportation infrastructure that is under-funded on the one hand and ever-expanding congestion and capacity constraints on the other, writes Johanna Zmud.

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    Sep 30, 2011

    Innovation America, Aug/Sept 2011

    Johanna Zmud