TRB’s National Freight Cooperative Research Program (NCFRP) Report 9: Guidance for Developing a Freight Transportation Data Architecture explores the requirements and specifications for a national freight data architecture to link myriad existing data sets, identifies the value and challenges of the potential architecture, and highlights institutional strategies to develop and maintain the architecture.
The report also includes an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of a wide range of data sources; provides information on the development of a national freight data architecture definition that is scalable at the national, state, regional, and local levels; and offers readers a better understanding of the challenges that might block the implementation of a national freight data architecture as well as candidate strategies for developing, adopting, and maintaining it.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2010. Guidance for Developing a Freight Transportation Data Architecture. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/14466.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||10-16|
|Chapter 2 - Data Sources, Systems, and Architectures||17-48|
|Chapter 3 - Surveys, Interviews, and Peer Exchange||49-57|
|Chapter 4 - Outline and Requirements for a National Freight Data Architecture||58-75|
|Chapter 5 - Conclusions and Recommendations||76-81|
|Definition of Terms||90-91|
|Abbreviations, Acronyms, Initialisms, and Symbols||92-97|
|Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications||98-98|
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