Research Reports

Research reports are papers that have been published through FPTI.

Jessup, Eric, Suzette Galinato, Zhazira Alisheva and J. Bradley Eustice. Pacific Northwest Container Availability Study. West Coast Container Traffic Analysis.

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.

Contact Info

Ken Casavant
casavantk@wsu.edu
509-335-1608

Eric Jessup
eric_jessup@wsu.edu
509-335-4987

Vicki McCracken
mccracke@wsu.edu
509-335-4728

Jia Yan
jiay@wsu.edu
509-335-7809

Tom Dahl
tomdahl@wsu.edu
509-335-8489

 

Washington State University