Transportation Economic Development Impact System
Issue #4, September 2008
In This Issue
New Features
Canadian-American Models
Travel Time Maps
Public Transportation
Freight Analysis

Recent Uses
Kansas statewide
Massachusetts statewide
 Wisconsin statewide
Pennsylvania I-80
Multi-state I-95
New York State (multiple)
Ft. Worth Region

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    New Features
  • Labor Market Maps
  • Delivery Area Maps
  • Commodity Flows
  • Construction Timing
  • Salvage Value
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Canadian-American Models

The web-based TREDIS system now has economic impact models spanning the US and Canada.  For the Northeast CanAm Connections, TREDIS assessed impacts of changes in cross-border rail and truck movements, size/weight restrictions and border processing times.  A new FHWA project is developing further ways to use TREDIS for border issues.  Read on... 
Travel Time Maps
New version 3.4.2 adds maps of 40-minute labor market access and same-day delivery access, based on transportation networks and travel times.  Read on...
Public Transportation Studies
TREDIS is increasingly used to assess economic impacts of public transport alternatives.  Toronto's Metrolinx now joins Chicago's RTA and METRA as sites where bus and commuter rail options are analyzed with TREDIS.  Upcoming features (such as income subgroups) will add to the value of TREDIS for public transport. Read on...
Freight Analysis with TREDIS
One of the most critical issues for freight policy is the assessment of implications for economic growth.  With its new commodity flow analysis, TREDIS is now used with statewide freight models and studies for Massachusetts, Wisconsin and other states. Read on...