The sectors to be considered in the kritis study include: - sea and inland waterways; - road traffic; - public transport; - other supportive, Intermodal systems
(weather prediction, Tidal forecasting, Water level and satellite navigation systems).
The MSP program also requires all participating carriers to sign the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA), which sets forth ironclad obligations to the Department of Defense specifying how the companies' vessels and intermodal systems
can be utilized in support of US national emergencies.
The Intermodal Systems
Program at TEA influences deployment doctrine, planning, and available deployment infrastructure.
work best with mass movements of containers, especially by rail, to major markets, says Biehl.
NLC has urged the federal government to work with local officials in crafting a new transportation law that builds on the success of TEA 21 and confronts the challenges of transportation security, growing congestion, intermodal systems
and new local roles and responsibilities.
The Ministers also approved two draft Resolutions, one designed to promote short-haul shipping activities and the other intermodal systems
The social problems of total car dependence and the superiority of intermodal systems
are not mentioned.
This effort focused first on the need for ITS, which is the main subject of this article, along with related reauthorization issues such as intermodal systems
management, devolution (the transfer of some authority from the federal government to state and local agencies), and an effective federal role.
The standard approach to developing models of intermodal systems
has been to generalize a unimodal model of a freight network or market.
roads, airports, bridges, tunnels, ports, railways, waterways, intermodal systems
linking various transport modes, urban transport, logistics and logisticsrelated infrastructure, etc.
These assets constitute a "best value" to the government and the taxpayer, as it would take the government $65 billion to replicate the vessels and intermodal systems
that the commercial carriers provide.
NLC is also urging the federal government to work closely with local officials in crafting a new transportation law that builds on the success of TEA 21 and confronts the challenges of transportation security, growing congestion, intermodal systems
and new local roles and responsibilities