U.S. Department of Transportation
Freight Model Improvement Program
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What Is FMIP?

The Freight Model Improvement Program is a collaborative effort of the transportation research community, technology vendors, consultants, and public agencies to improve the state-of-the-art and the state-of-the-practice in freight-demand models and their application to transportation policy and planning in federal, state, and local governments.

Freight Model Improvement Program

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September 12, 2012
Freight Systems 2012, Modeling and Logistics

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Key Elements of this Web Site

About describes the goals of the Freight Model Improvement Program (FMIP), its relationship to the Freight Analysis Framework, and plans for future activities.

News provides information on upcoming conferences/other events and features noteworthy models, analytical techniques, and data collection activities newly posted on this Web site.

Models includes descriptions of freight-demand models; applications of freight models to national, state, and local studies, and a bibliography of articles and reports related to freight models.

Data identifies national datasets and state and local efforts to collect freight data.

Contacts provides FMIP contacts, suggests ways to share material and comments through this Web site, and lists related Web sites.