Data Request/Inquiries

Request Data

SFTA’s Mission is to create information that is useful to the region. Below is a sample of the breadth and extent of the request for data and analysis that has been received by the research team to date.

For more information, please contact Eric Jessup.


Data Requested


Freight Strategy and Planning: WSDOTTruck frequencies and volumes on selected corridors.Supplement reports, presentations and freight policy plans.
Specific truck frequencies near Toppenish, WA.Address private citizen concerns regarding freight traffic and safety issues.
Planning and Data: WSDOTAll data collected from the 1994 EWITS study and 2002 SFTA.WSDOT Planning and Data office is developing a planning data depository where multiple types of data would be stored.
City of ReardanFrequency of freight traffic moving through Reardan, WA.The data was utilized to compare and contrast changes in freight flows, by vehicle type and commodity, between 1994 and 2002 for the town of Reardan, WA.
East Region Project Definition Engineer: WSDOTAll Origin and Destination data from 1994 and 2002.The data was being utilized to help develop and design a process for sighting future weigh-stations and weigh-in-motion locations based upon freight vehicle frequencies, truck type, commodity, etc.
Puget Sound Regional CouncilAll Origin and Destination data from 1994 and 2002.The data was utilized to validate truck travel demand models used by the MPO's.
Spokane Consulting FirmTruck frequencies from the O-D data for all freight traffic starting, ending or passing through Lind, WA.The consultants were hired by the City of Lind, WA to profile changing freight truck travel through Lind, WA.
U.S. DOTFreight movement for selected cities, including Seattle-Portland, Canada-Portland, and Canada-Seattle.The information aided "The West Coast Corridor System" Phase I report, funded as part of the Borders and Corridors budget of USDOT. The analysis and data was used to confirm and in some cases to establish levels of freight activity within the corridor system.
Benton-Franklin Council of GovernmentsInformation related to freight movements in the Tri-Cities Region.Data utilized to aid RPO's and MPO's planning efforts.
Washington Wheat CommissionDatabase of Eastern Washington Grain Elevator SurveyData was utilized to evaluate industry changes and shifts over the last 10 years.
Transportation Ministry,Seoul, KoreaEWITS and SFTA questionnaire design and survey implementation.Information was utilized to help in the development of freight collection approaches for Seoul, Korea.
ODOTMethodology and questionnaire typesInformation is utilized to develop an urban and metropolitan freight data collection technique.
Cambridge SystematicsIdentification of data needs for transportation modeling.Development of survey design and sample frame for Port of Portland.