The Federal Highway Administration has developed the initial draft Highway Primary Freight Network. Maps and tables are available for public review at http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/freight/
Learn about freight transportation Web sites and find phone numbers for freight information and services throughout the USDOT.
To help the U.S. Department of Transportation promote a safe, economically efficient, and environmentally sustainably freight transportation system, the Department's National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to freight transportation in the United States.
Search for national and state-specific information on freight transportation and related activities.
On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed into law P.L. 112-141, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21).
Special Permits During Periods of National Emergency (MAP-21 Section 1511)
For divisible loads, which may be issued by the States to vehicles and loads that are delivering relief supplies during a Presidentially-declared emergency or major disaster.
The following news items were compiled by the FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list of freight news.
Three of Five Modes Carried More North American Trade in December 2013 than in December 2012 - 3/5/2014
New York Governor Cuomo Announces Truck Pre-Inspections to Begin at Peace Bridge - 3/5/2014
Urban Freight Resource Guide - 3/5/2014
Institute for Trade and Transportation Studies February Newsletter - 3/5/2014
Critical Issues in Transportation 2013 - 3/5/2014
New Research Shows Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Safety Measurement System is an Improvement for Identifying At-Risk Companies - 2/20/2014
04/02/2014 - 2014 Joint Rail Conference
United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration