This discussion will explore the role of freight rail.
Watch this video: Esri Case Study: GIS for Railroads (YouTube, 4:25)
After reading your textbook chapter and viewing the video, respond to the following:
- Describe the specific role freight rail has on intermodalism.
- Discuss how freight rail affects and impacts cities and businesses not only in the U.S. but globally.
- Of the five modes of freight transportation, which mode do you think is most optimal for intermodalism for organizations and why?