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Landside Access to Ports
Tioga has conducted several studies for ports, stevedores, and government agencies with the broad goal of improving rail and motor carrier access to marine ports. These projects typically involve evaluation of the current institutions and infrastructure with identification of related opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce environmental impact.
Related Projects
  NCFRP - Truck Drayage Productivity Guide (2011)
  New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Rail Management
  Drayfleet Truck Drayage Environment & Energy Model
  California Inter-Regional Intermodal System (CIRIS)
  SCAG Inland Port Feasibility Study 2008 (SCAG)
       
Intermodal and Logistics Infrastructure Development
Tioga has assisted private and public clients in the development of public/private partnerships for the purpose of developing large freight infrastructure projects. These projects typically involve evaluations of feasibility and assistance with implementation.
Related Projects
  Florida Crystals Intermodal Terminal Feasibility
  New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Rail Management
  Southwest Indiana Logistics Park
  Majestic Legal Proceedings
  California Inter-Regional Intermodal System (CIRIS)
CSX Strategic Planning
       
Strategic Transportation Analysis Tioga has provided strategic transportation consulting services to CSX, BNSF, CN, Majestic Realty, Maersk plus a number of smaller motor carriers, terminal operators, and railroads. Some specific topics have included intermodal terminal efficiency and cost, intermodal yield management, and new terminal development.
Related Projects
  Marine Container Terminal Productivity
  New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), Rail Management
  CSX Strategic Planning
  ExpressTrak Legal Proceedings
       
Transportation Cost Models
Tioga has developed a number of activity based computer models that can reliably estimate the activity, cost, fuel use, and emissions impact of specific surface freight transportation operations. The models have been used by a wide variety of industry and government stakeholders to understand and forecast specific costs and environmental impacts.
Related Projects
  Tioga Terminal Cost Model
  Drayfleet Truck Drayage Environment & Energy Model
       
Port and International Trade Flow Analysis: For more than a decade, Dan Smith has provided the San Pedro Bay ports with extensive analysis of trade flows which have been become a central building block for ongoing planning and financing of developments at both ports and for the Alameda Corridor.
Related Projects
  San Pedro Bay Forecast (Updated, 2009)
       
Public Sector Freight Planning: Tioga has performed a number of regional Goods Movement Studies. These typically evaluate goods movement infrastructure for several modes, analyze current and projected commodity movements, and forecast the impact of specific potential future developments.
Related Projects
  Container Port Capacity Study
  Inland Port Feasibility Study (SCAG)
  California Inter-Regional Intermodal System (CIRIS)
       
Expert Witness
Tioga has proved expert witnesses several cases, most often dealing with the surface freight transportation commercial and operational practices.
Related Projects
  Tioga Representative Legal Cases
  ExpressTrak Legal Proceedings