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... 130 C H A P T E R 8 NCFRP Project 47 resulted in the development of an interactive web-based Freight Data Dictionary to organize data elements from multiple freight data sources, provide a method to identify differences in the data element definitions, and offer a set of homogeneous approaches for bridging gaps between the definitions. The study also identified examples from the literature of how freight data currently is utilized by agencies and researchers to perform public-sector functions.
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... Conclusions and Suggested Future Steps 131 interfaces (APIs) , along with the information contained in this report, to automate the process of bridging critical data gaps.
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... 132 Implementing the Freight Transportation Data Architecture: Data Element Dictionary their operations. Dissemination of this information is, however, restricted due to privacy concerns and the competitive nature of private-sector businesses.
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... Conclusions and Suggested Future Steps 133 to or accessible by others on completion of a study. There may be an opportunity to develop a central data collection repository in which locally collected or project-specific data can be stored or shared with other users in the transportation community.

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