Marine vessels as substitutes for heavy-duty trucks in Great Lakes freight transportation.

@article{Comer2010MarineVA,
  title={Marine vessels as substitutes for heavy-duty trucks in Great Lakes freight transportation.},
  author={Bryan Comer and James Joseph Corbett and J. Scott Hawker and K. Korfmacher and Earl E. Lee and Chris Prokop and James J Winebrake},
  journal={Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 7},
  pages={
          884-90
        }
}
This paper applies a geospatial network optimization model to explore environmental, economic, and time-of-delivery tradeoffs associated with the application of marine vessels as substitutes for heavy-duty trucks operating in the Great Lakes region. The geospatial model integrates U.S. and Canadian highway, rail, and waterway networks to create an intermodal network and characterizes this network using temporal, economic, and environmental attributes (including emissions of carbon dioxide… CONTINUE READING

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