Research Reports

Research reports are papers that have been published through FPTI.

Sage, Jeremy, Ken Casavant, and J. Bradley Eustice. FPTI Research Report #19. “Washington State Short Line Rail Inventory and Needs Assessment.” June 2015.

Sage, Jeremy and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #18. “Truck Freight Commodity Flows: US 395 North of Spokane Washington.” October 2014.

Sage, Jeremy and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #17. “Freight Commodity Flows: Selected Washington State Highways.” April 2014.

Sage, Jeremy, John Maxwell, Zun Wang, Ken Casavant and Anne Goodchild. FPTI Research Report #16. “Enhancing Performance Measurement: Implementing Computable General Equilibrium Models in Truck-Freight Network Investment Prioritization.” March 2014.

Taylor, Justin, Ken Casavant, Jeremy Sage, Danna Moore and Barb Ivanov. FPTI Research Report #15. “Congestion Impacts on Washington’s Freight-Dependent Businesses.” Winter 2013.

Sage, Jeremy, Ken Casavant, Anne Goodchild, Ed McCormack, Zun Wang, B. Starr McMullen and Daniel Holder. FPTI Research Report #14. “Development of a Freight Benefit/Cost Methodology for Project Planning.” June 2013.

Sage, Jeremy, Ken Casavant and Catherine Lawson. FPTI Research Report #13. “Full Reciprocity Plan Financial Impact Study Review: Final Compilation Report.” March 2013.

Simmons, Sara and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #12. “Economic and Environmental Impacts of the Columbia-Snake River Extended Lock Outage.” August 2011.

Jessup, Eric. FPTI Research Report #11. “U.S. Renewable Fuels (Ethanol): Historical Policy and Future Prospects.” May 2011.

Simmons, Sara and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #10. “Return to the River: Columbia-Snake River Extended Lock Outage, April – June 2011.” July 2011.

Simmons, Sara and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #9. “Industry Reactions to the Columbia-Snake River Extended Lock Outage, December 2010-March2011.” June 2011.

Casavant, Ken. FPTI Research Report #8. “Rail to Rail Competition and its Importance to Agriculture.” March 2011.

Casavant, Ken. FPTI Research Report #7. “Issues Affecting Barge Transportation in the Pacific Northwest.” March 2011.

Casavant, Ken. FPTI Research Report #6. “The Critical Status of Agricultural Transportation in the Pacific Northwest.” March 2011.

Khachatryan, Hayk and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #5. “Spatial and Temporal Differences in Price-Elasticity of Demand for Biofuels.” March 2011.

Khachatryan, Hayk, Ken Casavant, Eric Jessup, Jie Chen, Shulin Chen and Craig Frear. FPTI Research Report #4. “Biomass Inventory Technology and Economics Assessment.” March 2011.

Khachatryan, Hayk, Jeff Joireman and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #3.”Determinants of Consumer Choice for Biofuels.” March 2011.

Simmons, Sara and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #2. “Industry Preparations for the Columbia-Snake River Extended Lock Outage, July – December 2010.” February 2011.

Simmons, Sara and Ken Casavant. FPTI Research Report #1. “Historical Waterborne Commerce on the Columbia-Snake River System: Commodity Movements Up and Down River, 1991-2010.” November 2010.

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