Freight Advisory Committee (FAC)

Freight Advisory Committee Membership & Responsibilities

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This committee is intended to enhance the MPO’s plans to expand on current freight transportation planning efforts and provide ongoing guidance that addresses new developments and trends in goods movement utilizing road, rail, air, and water. The committee will provide a forum for regional freight stakeholders to discuss strategies to aid in the efficient movement of freight and increase collaboration between the public and private sectors regarding freight matters which further the economic growth of the region while maintaining a good quality of life. This process will integrate the long and short range planning processes of the MPO and the freight stakeholders.

As a collaborative group, the goals of this committee are open to evolve as discussion warrants. Currently, the committee is expected to:

  • Provide input on regional transportation policies that impact freight movements
  • Help prioritize freight-related transportation infrastructure investment that is overseen by the MPO
  • Aid in the MPO’s efforts to improve public recognition of freight’s importance in the regional economy

To access agendas and meeting minutes for the Freight Advisory Committee, please visit Minutes & Agenda.



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