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January 21, 2022   Waterways Journal

Editorial: Modal Comparison Data Upgrade is Welcome

It can’t be repeated too often: even though water transportation can and will get greener and improve its carbon emissions, it is already by far the greenest mode of transportation by the ton-mile, even in its current state, because of its inherent energy efficiencies. Just as the release of the Corps of Engineers’ work plan and other funding streams that benefit ports and the inland waterways is focusing renewed attention on the importance of water transportation and infrastructure, the National Waterways Foundation—the research arm of the inland waterways industry—has published an update of its groundbreaking study comparing selected impacts of the various modes.


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