and federal freight planning activities. The CFS is a shipper survey used to gather freight flow
information including commodity shipped, origin and destination, value and weight, and mode.
TRB’s Transportation Research Circular E-C269: 2020 Commodity Flow Survey Workshop
summarizes a workshop that provided a platform for discussion of critical needs and uses to improve
future iterations of the CFS.
Participants met over a half‐day virtual meeting to work together
to identify how the CFS can be used to answer freight data questions, share information and
knowledge, and highlight emerging issues surrounding freight movement.
This Summary Last Modified On: 2/1/2021