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Funding and Financing

Financing freight transportation improvements is one of the key challenges facing the freight industry. The Office of Freight Management and Operations and other DOT agencies are working to improve understanding of public and private sector approaches to financing freight projects.

Financing Freight Improvements

  • Financing Freight Improvements Flyer [HTML, PDF 183KB]
  • Financing Freight Improvements Report [HTML, PDF 1.5MB]
  • Financing Freight Improvements Workshop - Provides information on funding and financing multimodal freight improvement projects. It also presents examples of successful freight projects financing by state DOTs, MPOs, local agencies, and the private sector. Contact: Chip Millard, 202-366-4415,

FHWA Funding Programs

Other Federal Funding Programs

Federal Financing Tools

Selected State Grant and Loan Programs for Freight Improvements

Additional Resources

Staff Contacts

Ed Strocko

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