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National Freight Advisory Committee to Hold Inaugural Meeting June 25 in Washington

Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Department of Transportation has announced that the National Freight Advisory Committee will hold its first public meeting June 25 at DOT headquarters in Washington, D.C. The NFAC will provide advice and recommendations on matters related to freight transportation in the U.S., including implementing the freight transportation requirements of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, establishing the national freight network, developing a national freight strategic plan, developing strategies to help states implement state freight advisory committees and state freight plans, developing measures of conditions and performance in freight transportation, developing freight transportation investment, data and planning tools, and legislative changes.

Notifications of intent to attend this meeting in person, as well as written comments for consideration by the committee, should be sent to DOT no later than June 18.

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