Measuring Improvements in the Movement of Highway and Intermodal Freight
Value of the freight that is moved from, to and within the region to develop an overall (Direct, indirect and induced) economic impact.
Number of people employed in five (5) or so major economic sectors in the St. Louis Region such as transportation, distribution, and manufacturing.
Amount of warehouse space available in the St. Louis region and Current Occupancy Rate of the warehouse space.
Number of projects and dollars expended on the PGMN.
Although most of these measures relate directly to freight travel, they do not focus directly on productivity. Many of the measures are indicators of freight transport activity, but none are real indicators of how productive or efficient freight transport is.