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<p>This document contributes to such a regional-level (freight) network planning effort by presenting a methodology whereby alternative network improvement options can be tested, evaluated, refined, and compared in an effort to identify the best long-run and shortterm strategies. The purpose is to provide a tool that metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), state departments of transportation, and other similar agencies can use for such purposes. The authors believe it to be credible, user-friendly, practical, and adaptable to a wide variety of situations and circumstances.</p>