Strategies to Improve Freight Railroad Performance

Client: a major freight railway company (CSX Transportation)

Authors/Consultants: Homer JB, Keane TE, Lukiantseva NO, Bell DW

An SD model was developed to assist the company in strategic planning. Freight railroads in the US in the late 1990s had chronic problems with on-time service performance, which, in turn, generate costs and tie up capacity. When […]

Urban Dynamics

Client: UK local authorities

Authors/Consultants: Swanson J (Sdgworld; Steer Davies Gleave)

The Urban Dynamic Model (UDM) is a simulation of how transport interacts with population, employment and land-use over long periods of time, typically ten years or more. It was developed to help understand how transport could contribute to economic regeneration by improving the ability […]