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DVRPC Long-Range Vision for Freight

Product No.: 09058
Date Published: 5/2010

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Geographic Area Covered: DVRPC Region

Abstract: The region has a vast array of freight facilities that benefit the regional quality of life. DVRPC has projected an 82% growth in the value of cargo shipments by 2035, so increased capacity and efficiency to carry goods is important for the region. The purpose of this report is to present a list of policies and projects that have the capability of increasing the positive impact of goods movement in the region. The project lists represent just over $14 billion in identified project needs, not including the expansion of the Philadelphia International Airport. The report also presents studies to improve freight movements and activities.

Key Words: Freight, Goods Movement, National Highway System, Freight Rail, Ports, Airports, Intermodal Freight Facilities.

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