- Focus Area
- Freight/Commercial Vehicle Management and Operations
- Submitting On Behalf Of
- TRB Committee on RTSMO
- Important - Medium Priority
- Type of Research
- Full Research Project
- Date Posted
- Jun 26, 2019
- Not Funded
Note that several field operational tests have been funded but they are specific to particular industries or locations - we need to develop a generalized approach for implementing off-peak deliver, including estimating benefits to carriers (increased productivity/reduced cost), the public (reduced peak period congestion, air quality improvements), and identifying methods for incentivizing consignees to participate (e.g., secure delivery, financial incentives, etc.
Additional Supporting Information
DEVELOPED BY: Michael Smith, University of Virginia
POTENTIAL COORDINATION: TRB Trucking Industry Research Committee and TRB Critical Infrastructure Protection Committee
- Submitted By
- Thomas Jacobs
- Center for Advanced Transportation Technology
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