Research Project Highlights

Urban Goods Delivery

‘The Final 50 Feet: Urban Goods Delivery System’

This research is analyzing processes, developing potential solutions, and piloting operational improvements in the final 50’ of the urban goods delivery system.

Sustainability

‘Multimodal Intersections: Resolving Conflicts between Trains, Motor Vehicles, Bicyclists and Pedestrians’

The Oregon State Department of Transportation has commissioned the SCTL Center to study the multimodal conflicts and hazards found where pedestrian and bicyclists must cross railroad tracks and roads to continue on a trail next to the railroad tracks.

Logistics Hubs and Ports

'Improving Multi-Modal Terminal Efficiency'

North American rail terminals need productivity improvements to handle increasing rail volumes and improve terminal performance.

Freight Systems Performance Management

'Urban Freight Score'

Truck freight accessibility is a vital factor to growing economies in metropolitan areas. This research project will develop a quantitative measurement system called a "Freight Score" to evaluate the accessibility of various locations in the city for trucks.