MAFC Releases Truck Parking White Paper

March 16, 2017

A new white paper from the Mid-America Freight Coalition (MAFC) demonstrates strategies that can help meet the growing demand for truck parking.

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UW-Madison Freight Researchers Helping Guide State Marine Transportation

January 27, 2017

Wisconsin’s marine freight system is a tremendous asset for both a strong economy as well as a healthy environment in the state. And research conducted through the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is helping multiple organizations and agencies target priority projects as they create and implement plans for the state’s freight infrastructure and economic development.

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Perry Testifies in Support of Continued Funding for HAP

December 16, 2016

MAFC Program Administrator, Ernest Perry, PhD, testified last week to members of the Assembly Transportation Committee for the State of Wisconsin in support of continued funding for the Harbor Assistance Program (HAP). In his statement, Perry emphasized a multiagency effort that has been taking place for over three years to to increase the freight and […]

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Minnesota’s Statewide Freight System Plan Released

November 29, 2016

The 2016 Statewide Freight System Plan was released by the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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CFIRE Completes Phase II of the Wisconsin Commercial Ports Study

November 7, 2016

Marine freight, ports, modal diversion, marine highways, OSOW, Great Lakes, Mississippi River

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MAFC Completes Survey Regarding Designation of Critical Rural and Critical Urban Freight Corridors

October 26, 2016

As directed by the FAST act, states and, in certain cases, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, are responsible for designating public roads as Critical Rural Freight Corridors (CRFCs) and Critical Urban Freight Corridors (CUFCs). The MAFC has completed a survey of member states for this purpose and is working on a report based on the findings.

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