OnTrackNorthAmerica embarks on collaborative research

November 17, 2015

Note: Corridor Capital Chairman James E. Coston is a member of the OnTrackNorthAmerica Advisory Board.

“We are fulfilling our mission by facilitating intellectual collaboration” said OTNA President and Founder Michael Sussman. “With our academic partners we are extending the boundaries of knowledge in the field of transportation planning and investment strategy while leveraging our industry experience to guide in-the-field application.”Website Insert Keep Your Money In-State copy

Dr. Jin’s efforts focus on the formulation of OTNA’s National Transportation Lifecycle Costs and Benefits Project. Dr. Jin summarizes his efforts: “As an author of several papers about transportation performance measurement development and a principal investigator who has conducted more than a dozen projects for US DOT and several state DOTs, I still observe that measures used in practice are very different across transportation modes and government agencies There is a need to conduct a comprehensive study to provide a unified life-cycle costs and benefits analysis framework for evaluating transportation systems and facilitating performance-based decision making.”

Read the full story from Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono by clicking here.

 

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