Registration is now open for the 2012 MAFC Annual Meeting, to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 18-20, 2012. Download the conference flyer, which includes information about conference fees, registration, and agenda themes. This flyer is suitable for distribution in print and electronically. Note: The deadline for reserving rooms in the MAFC room block has […]
Save the Date! The 2012 MAFC Annual Meeting will be held on April 18-20, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We’ll be publishing updates about the agenda, registration, and accommodations as the event draws nearer. For the latest updates, visit the 2012 Annual Meeting page.
We’ve recently published a number of the presentations from the 2011 MAFC Conference and Annual Meeting. MoDOT’s Effort to Revitalize Shipping on the Missouri River (Perry, McQuillan, and Smith) Current Regional Rail Issues: TRRA (Carnes) Luncheon Plenary Session (Crawford) ATRI Top Trucking Issues (Brewster) The Farm Bureau’s Look at Agricultural Transportation (Rund) We’ll continue to […]
On the last day of the 2011 MAFC Annual Meeting, a small group of state, academic, and MPO representatives attended a workshop conducted by the MAFC communications staff. This workshop was designed to gather ideas about what sorts of communications materials and published products would most usefully communicate the results of the MAFC regional freight […]
Another element of the regional freight study is identifying major industries that will be the source of economic growth in the 21st century. These industries will be studied to better understand how transportation can be made a source of support for their growth. Participants in this breakout session at the 2011 MAFC Annual Meeting began […]
One element of the regional freight study is the creation of performance measures to better understand and direct the flow of freight through the region. In one of the break out sessions at the annual meeting, participants were asked to help develop those measures. The group began by considering a model for measurement that contained […]
The 2011 Mid-America Freight Coalition Conference and Annual Meeting, to be held April 26-28 in St. Louis, Missouri, starts in just a few days. We’ve put together a diverse line-up of presentations, panel discussions, and workshops on freight transportation in the MAFC region and beyond. A special note for state and MPO representatives. On April […]
The Winter 2011 edition of the MAFC Freight Notes is now available. This issue contains: The Far Reaching Effects of Panama Canal Expansion No Free Lunches MARAD Listening Sessions DOC Listening Sessions Michigan State Rail Plan This edition of Freight Notes is also available as a print-friendly PDF.
The 2011 Mid-America Freight Coalition Conference and Annual Meeting is scheduled for April 26-28, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference will be held at the Marriott St. Louis Union Station. Mark these dates on your calendar and download the conference flyer for distribution to your colleagues.
The 2010 MVFC Conference and Annual Meeting is now complete. More than 80 attendees enjoyed a number of discussions about all the aspects of freight in the Mississippi Valley region and the nation as a whole. We’ll be posting a summary report of the conference activities and posting the presentations from the speakers and panelists […]