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ITC Final Report

ITC Final Report

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In October 2008, the Nova Scotia Gateway Initiative launched a study to assess the feasibility and provide a cost-benefit analysis of an Integrated Transportation Corridor to consolidate truck and rail shipping in the existing CN rail corridor on the Halifax peninsula.
In October 2008, the Nova Scotia Gateway Initiative launched a study to assess the feasibility and provide a cost-benefit analysis of an Integrated Transportation Corridor to consolidate truck and rail shipping in the existing CN rail corridor on the Halifax peninsula.

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IntegratedTransportation Corridor:Phase 1 Feasibility Study
Prepared for:
Province of Nova Scotia
 
Prepared by:
McCormick Rankin Corporation
In association with:
Canmac Economics LimitedO’Halloran Campbell Consultants Limited
February 25, 2009
 
 
 
 
Province of Nova Scotia
Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
 
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List of Figures.............................................................................................iv List of Tables...............................................................................................v 1 Introduction...........................................................................................1  1.1 Context.................................................................................................11.2 Project scope and approach....................................................................11.3 Building on past work.............................................................................21.4 The need for sensitivity analysis.............................................................21.5 Report organization................................................................................22 Marine Cargo Forecast............................................................................3  2.1 Background...........................................................................................32.2 Challenges in forecasting container traffic...............................................32.3 Methodology.........................................................................................42.3.1 Research base.............................................................................42.3.2 Alternative projection methodologies............................................42.4 Application and rationale for this study....................................................52.5 Findings................................................................................................52.6 What does this mean with regard to truck forecasts?...............................63 ITC Roadway Network Impacts...............................................................8  3.1 Background...........................................................................................83.2 The importance of reliability and efficiency for freight movement..............83.3 Modelling approach................................................................................93.4 Describing the situation..........................................................................93.4.1 Road network congestion and bottlenecks....................................93.4.2 Trucking effects on downtown congestion...................................113.4.3 Truck travel time improvements.................................................123.4.4 An important postscript on reliability...........................................123.5 Greenhouse gas emissions...................................................................134 Engineering the ITC.............................................................................14  4.1 Background.........................................................................................144.2 What do stakeholders think?.................................................................144.3 Constraints..........................................................................................154.4 Development of options.......................................................................154.4.1 Long list....................................................................................154.4.2 Reducing the list........................................................................164.5 Preliminary construction cost estimates.................................................214.6 Selection of a preferred corridor option.................................................214.6.1 Findings....................................................................................244.6.2 Container freight system............................................................244.6.3 Entry-exit points........................................................................24

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