Software and Tools

1. Freight and Service Activity Generation (FSAG) Software

The Freight and Service Activity Generation (FSAG) Software uses the latest models developed and documented in NCFRP Report 37: Using Commodity Flow Survey Microdata to Estimate the Generation of Freight, Freight Trip Generation, and Service Trips: Guidebook (Holguín-Veras et al., 2017). This software is able to estimate the daily freight deliveries and shipments, service trips attracted and freight generated (in pounds) at an individual establishment level and at a ZIP Code level. Additional to this, it is able to estimate at a 2-digit and 3-digit NAICS the amount of freight produced per year at a ZIP Code level.

2. Initiative Selector Tool for Improving Freight System Performance

An HTML webpage that acts as a decision-support system to aid in the selection of possible alternatives for various freight system problems. For a given set of inputs, the Initiative Selector provides practitioners with suggestions about potential initiatives that could be implemented to fix the given problem.

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