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Freight Advisory Committee to Meet on Reauthorization Proposals

Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Department of Transportation’s National Freight Advisory Committee will hold an open meeting July 15-16 in Washington, D.C., to discuss the freight provisions in the various surface transportation reauthorization proposals, including the GROW AMERICA Act and the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act. Written comments for consideration by the committee must be emailed to DOT by July 7.

The NFAC provides advice and recommendations on matters related to freight transportation in the U.S., including (1) implementation of the freight transportation requirements of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, (2) establishment of the National Freight Network, (3) development of strategies to help states implement state freight advisory committees and state freight plans, (4) development of measures of conditions and performance in freight transportation, (5) development of freight transportation investment, data and planning tools, and (6) legislative recommendations.

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