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Mid-America Transportation Center

Feasibility of Using Cellular Telephone Data to Determine the Truckshed of Rail-Truck Intermodal Facilities

Final Report
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University of Kansas

Transportation Systems Engineering


  • Principal Investigator: Steven Schrock ( (785) 864-3418)
  • Co-Principal Investigator: Thomas Mulinazzi ( (785)864-2928)
  • Graduate Students
  • Chen See
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Samuel klein
  • Project Status
  • Start Date: 3/10/2008
  • End Date: 12/31/2009
  • Sponsors & Partners
  • University of Kansas
  • Kansas Department of Transportation
  • About this Project
    Brief Project Description & Background
    This research will examine the feasibility of using cell phone data to determine the truckshed of a multimodal facility.
    Research Objective
    To determine the feasibility of using cell phone data to track the movement of freight from an intermodal facility.
    Potential Benefits
    Ability of track freight shipments with cell phone data.
    Total Project Cost
    $ 60,000
    Modal Orientation
  • Freight
  • Highways
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems