February 29, 2016
Improving the nation's freight network is a key priority for the U.S. Department of Transportation. During the 2016 Freight Summit, participants will have an opportunity to share insights on the future of freight movement in America, including freight provisions in the FAST Act and the draft National Freight Strategic Plan.
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.
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.
TIGER Works for America - 6/16/2016
Governor Cuomo Announces $16.3 Million in Rail Infrastructure Improvements Statewide - 6/16/2016
Port of New Orleans Posts Record Growth - 6/16/2016
Four States Sign Pact to Create I-10 Corridor Coalition - 6/16/2016
Fighting Border Congestion with Innovative Technology - 6/16/2016
Talking Freight Seminar on June 29, 2016: Oversize and Overweight Freight Shipments - 6/15/2016
United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration