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Freight Solutions

The following list of freight solutions promote efficient, seamless, and secure freight flows. Examples are from State DOTs, MPOs, and local agencies. It was compiled by the FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations and is not meant to be a comprehensive list.

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Topical Areas

Economic Development
Environmental Guidance
Freight Plans
Freight Studies
Funding & Financing
Intermodal Connectors and Truck Network
Performance Measures
Programming and Selection Criteria
Public Involvement & Outreach
Public & Private Sector Cooperation
Urban Goods Movement

Economic Development

Aligning Strategies to Maximize Impact: Case Studies on Transportation and Economic Development

Freight Transportation and Economic Development: Planning for the Panama Canal Expansion

Inland Ports: Linking Freight and Regional Economic Development

The Rise of the Greek Yogurt Industry in Central New York [PDF 1.7MB]

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Freight Railroad Preservation Program

Environmental Guidance

Environmental Programs at the Port of Los Angeles

Kentucky Department of Transportation
Guidelines for Addressing AQ in NEPA Documents [PDF 531KB]

North Carolina Department of Transportation
Process Improvement: Integrating Comprehensive Transportation Planning and Project Development Processes

The Green Port Policy at the Port of Long Beach

Freight Plans

Alaska Department of Transportation
Alaska State Rail Plan

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
Arkansas State Rail Plan Year 2002 [PDF 3.7MB]
Arkansas Statewide Long Range Intermodal Transportation Plan [PDF 1.1MB]

Caltrans
Goods Movement Action Plan [PDF 1.3MB]

Delaware Department of Transportation
Delaware Freight and Goods Movement Plan Technical Report – June 2004 [PDF 1.4MB]

Florida Department of Transportation
Framing Florida's Freight Mobility And Trade Plan
Florida Statewide Freight and Goods Mobility Plan [PDF 6.9MB]

Georgia Department of Transportation
Freight & Logistics Plan

Atlanta Regional Freight Mobility Plan (February 2008) [PDF 23.5MB]

Illinois Department of Transportation
Illinois State Transportation Plan Transportation Policies and Goals for the 21st Century – 2005 [PDF 1.5MB]
Illinois 2012 Long Range State Transportation Plan

Indiana Department of Transportation
INDOT 2030 Long Range Transportation Plan – Freight Transportation [PDF 1.25MB]
Indiana Multimodal Freight and Mobility Plan [PDF 13.1MB]
Indiana Rail Plan [PDF 5.6MB]

Kansas Department of Transportation
Kansas City Regional Freight Outlook [PDF 3.7MB]

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
KY Statewide Intermodal Freight Plan (2006) [PDF 2.63MB]

Maine Department of Transportation
Maine Integrated Freight Plan [PDF 1MB]

Maryland Department of Transportation
Maryland Statewide Freight Plan – September 2009 [PDF 3.96MB]
The state of Maryland recently adopted its first statewide freight plan. The plan examines needs for all modes in the state.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Massachusetts State Freight Plans

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
National Capital Regional Freight Plan 2010

Michigan Department of Transportation
Michigan Freight Plan

Minnesota Department of Transportation
Minnesota Comprehensive Statewide Freight and Passenger Rail Plan [PDF 4.94MB]
Minnesota GO: A Collaborative Vision for Transportation
Minnesota Statewide Freight Plan [PDF 4MB]

Montana Department of Transportation
2010 Montana State Rail Plan [PDF 10MB]

Nebraska Department of Roads
Nebraska Long Range Transportation Plan - Appendix III

Nevada Department of Transportation
Nevada Statewide Transportation Plan - IV 16 [PDF 2MB]

New Jersey Department of Transportation
NJ Comprehensive Statewide Freight Plan [PDF 9.12MB]

North Carolina Department of Transportation
Statewide Logistics Plan

North Dakota Department of Transportation
North Dakota Statewide Strategic Transportation Plan [PDF 2.1MB]

Oklahoma Department of Transportation
Oklahoma 2005 – 2030 Statewide Intermodal Transportation Plan [PDF 11MB]

Oregon Department of Transportation
Oregon Freight Plan
Oregon Freight Plan Modeling Analysis Technical Memo [PDF 2.7MB]

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
The Intercity Passenger and Freight Rail Plan of 2035

South Carolina Department of Transportation
Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan

State of Rhode Island: Department of Transportation
Transportation 2035 - Section 2-12 [PDF 23.6MB]

Tennessee Department of Transportation
Multi-modal Transportation Improvement Plan for 2010-2013

Texas Department of Transportation
Freight Mobility Plan

Vermont Agency of Transportation
Vermont Freight Plan [PDF 4.8MB]

Virginia Department of Transportation
The 2035 Virginia Surface Transportation Plan [PDF 892KB]

Washington State Department of Transportation
2007-2026 Washington Transportation Plan
Washington State 2010-2030 Freight Rail Plan
Washington State Freight Mobility Plan

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Connections 2030

Freight Studies

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
Intermodal Planning Studies

Bakersfield/Kern County MPO [PDF 5.2MB]

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Transportation Planning Organization
Chattanooga Regional Freight Profile [PDF 6.2MB]

Colorado Department of Transportation
State Freight and Passenger Rail Plan
Colorado Statewide Freight Roadmap

Florida Department of Transportation
Analysis of Freight Movement Mode Choice Factors [PDF 4.7MB]
Freight Mobility and Trade Plan
Regional Cooperation in Transportation Planning [PDF 2.2MB]

Georgia Department of Transportation
Statewide Truck Lanes Needs Identification Study [PDF 182KB]

Hamilton, Ontario Goods Movement Study [PDF 4.9MB]

I-10 National Freight Study [PDF 240KB]

Idaho Transportation Department
Idaho Freight Study and Rail Plan Update [PDF 3.6MB]

Indiana Department of Transportation
INDOT 2030 Long Range Transportation Plan – Freight Transportation [PDF 1.25MB]
Indiana Multimodal Freight and Mobility Plan [PDF 13.1MB]
Indiana Rail Plan [PDF 5.6MB]

Kansas Department of Transportation
Kansas Statewide Freight Study

Minnesota Department of Transportation
Freight Projects and Studies

Mississippi Department of Transportation
Mississippi Goods Movement and Trade Study [PDF, 5.3MB]

Ohio Department of Transportation
Freight Impacts on Ohio's Roadway System June 2012 [PDF 12.9MB]
Intermodal Transportation System [PDF 2.33MB]
Freight Rail Choke Point Study [PDF 1.43MB]

Port of Los Angeles
Goods Movement Projects

Rhode Island Department of Transportation
Freight Planning Needs Assessment (2006) [PDF 530KB]

Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Regional Goods Movement Study

Southern California Association of Governments Goods Movement Action Plan

Virginia Department of Transportation
Virginia Statewide Multimodal Freight Study Phase 1 and Phase 2

Washington State Department of Transportation
Washington State Freight Rail Plan [PDF 896KB]

Wyoming Department of Transportation
Interstate 80 Freight Corridor Analysis [PDF 6.2MB]

Funding and Financing

Maine Department of Transportation
Industrial Rail Access Program

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Freight Railroad Infrastructure Improvement Program

Freight Railroad Preservation Program

Intermodal Connectors and Truck Network

Minnesota Department of Transportation
Twin Cities Metro Area Freight Connectors Study [PDF 6.31MB]

Washington State Department of Transportation
Defining the Washington State Truck Intermodal Network [PDF 1.6MB]

Performance Measures in Transportation

Oregon Department of Transportation
Freight Performance Measures: Approach Analysis

Puget Sound Regional Council
Planning for Freight in the Central Puget Sound Region – Travel Model Improvements for the Congestion Management Process and Long Range Transportation Plan Update [PDF 4.2MB]

Programming and Project Selection Criteria

Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)
INDOT 2030 Long Range Transportation Plan – Major Moves Program and Project Scoring Process [PDF 350KB]

Public Involvement & Outreach

Indiana Logistics

Missouri Department of Transportation
Freight Development

Public & Private Sector Cooperation

Oregon Department of Transportation
Oregon Freight Advisory Committee

Colorado Department of Transportation
Statewide Transportation Advisory Committee (STAC)

Minnesota Department of Transportation
Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee

Urban Goods Movement

FHWA Urban Freight Case Studies

New York City Department of Transportation
Integrative Freight Demand Management in the New York City Metropolitan Area [PDF 5.6MB]

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