Our vision is for the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTI) to be a nationally
recognized leader in linking people to solutions in freight and logistics through research, education and technology transfer activities.
Who We Are
IFTI offers an administrative home for a wide range of multi-disciplinary research
and curricular initiatives as well as public-private partnership endeavors collectively
designed to provide national leadership on issues related to intermodal freight transportation.
IFTI addresses critical issues affecting the planning, design and operation of the
nation's intermodal freight transportation systems with an emphasis on the intermodal
issues that have local significance with national and international implications.
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IFTI Strategic Plan
The strategic plan sets forth a series of goals in the key result areas of education, research, and
outreach/technology transfer for IFTI for 2012, 2015, and 2020. It contains supporting
information regarding the resources needed to achieve these goals, the potential sources
for these resources, and it identifies IFTI personnel responsible for meeting these