2018-11-14

This research brief is given by Qian Wang and Shuai Tang from the MetroFreight Center of Excellence, METRANS Transportation Center, University of Southern California.

The efficiency and effectiveness of transportation networks plays a vital role in moving people and circulating goods. This research is aimed at examining the multimodal freight transportation network in the New York metropolitan region to identify critical links, nodes and bottlenecks that affect last-mile deliveries.

The details of this research brief and others can be found on the MetroFreight Project's' page.

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