Easing Congestion

Tiron, Roxana
February 2010
Sea Power;Feb2010, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p42
The article offers information on the Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) Marine Highway Program in the U.S. It notes that the Obama administration and Congress are collaborating with the U.S. shipping industry ports, and shipyards to transfer the nation's freight load to the waterways to reduce the growing congestion on highways and railways. It adds that the program could reduce pollution and ease transportation and congestion.


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