Keynote Presentation Highlights Success of the Freight Plan Alignment Project

August 2, 2016

In his keynote address at the Ohio Planning Conference, Ernest Perry, PhD, discusses how Mid-America Freight Coalition (MAFC) states are sharing best practices, working to align efforts, and provide regional and national leadership in collaborative freight development.

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Iowa State Freight Plan Finalized

August 1, 2016

Mid-America Freight Coalition member, Iowa DOT, released Iowa’s first dedicated state freight plan.

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MAFC’s Mark Locker to Serve Additional Term on MTSNAC Committee

July 12, 2016

Mid-America Freight Coalition technical contact, Mark Locker of the Ohio Department of Transportation, was asked to serve on the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC) committee for two more years.

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Save the Date for the 2016 MAFC Meeting

June 22, 2016

The 2016 MAFC Meeting will be held in conjuction with the MAASTO Annual Meeting August 8-11, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. MAFC sessions will focus on: Freight planning and freight investment plans Freight corridors and gateways Truck parking How changes in multimodal freight operations impact transportation systems and policy To register, visit: For more information, contact Ernie Perry, PhD, MAFC Program Manager at […]

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Iowa and Kentucky Unveil State Freight Plans

June 21, 2016

Two Mid-America Freight Coalition member states have completed their freight plans and are working to finalize them in July. The Iowa DOT and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet have draft plans available on their websites. Kentucky The 2016 Kentucky Statewide Freight Plan and Executive Summary is available for review and comment through the end of June. […]

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Iowa State Freight Plan Draft Ready for Review

May 23, 2016

Mid-America Freight Coalition member, Iowa DOT, has completed their draft freight plan. It has been posted on their website and is available for download and comment. The plan is designed to connect and optimize numerous freight planning initiatives being conducted by the Iowa DOT. Additionally, it will guide Iowa DOT’s investment decisions for maintaining and […]

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