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Procurement Category
Services (not listed)
Estimated Value
$150,000-$500,000
Competition Type
Full and Open
RFP Quarter
3rd QTR
RFP Fiscal Year
2013
NAICS
0
Sequence Number
RPD20-004
Description

Current and Future Rail Freight Bottlenecks - With limited public and private dollars available for investment in infrastructure projects and an ever increasing burden on the freight rail transportation system, it is of particular importance for key stakeholders in organizations that grant money and/or loans to transportation projects to understand the most critical bottlenecks on the U.S. freight rail transportation system. The definition of bottleneck is not limited to capacity issues solely on the freight rail system but also congestion that rail creates when it crosses and/or shares routing with other modes of transportation such as passenger rail and roadways. The research will look at current and future freight flow trends, identify current and potential bottlenecks, and quantify the public cost of not improving the identified corridor and the public benefit of improving the corridor.

Contact Name
Judah Lynam
Email
Phone
(202) 493-6398
Is this a follow-on to a current 8(a) contract?
No
Is this funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act?
No
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