Category: Events

Webinar: Using FAF Data in Economic Analysis


June 26, 2014 1:00-2:15 PM Eastern This webinar will explore how practitioners in state departments of transportation, metropolitan/regional planning organizations, and other agencies can use FAF data to support economic analysis, such as cost-benefit studies, freight investment scenarios, and other activities. The webinar will feature speakers from Cambridge Systematics and North Dakota State University. This […]

Webinar: Rail Provisions of the GROW AMERICA Act


Tuesday, May 13, 2014 1pm Eastern FRA Administrator Joseph C. Szabo will host a webinar conference call with members of AASHOT’s SCORT Committee to discuss rail related provisions of the proposed GROW AMERICA Act. Participant Instructions The web conference is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM Eastern Time on May 13, 2014. You may join […]

A Tour of CREATE

Conferences Events

As part of the 2014 MAFC Annual Meeting and NAFTANEXT Conference, participants had the opportunity to tour some of the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) program’s project sites. MAFC researcher Maria Hart attended the tour, took photographs, and then added the photographs to a Chicago map using ArcGIS.

Webinar: How the FAF Can Help You


Thursday, April 10, 2014 1:00-2:15pm Eastern The FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations is holding a webinar on the Freight Analysis Framework. During this webinar, FHWA will offer practitioners in State departments of transportation, metropolitan/regional planning organizations, and other agencies an overview of how the FAF can make a difference. FHWA will outline the […]

KCSM's Zozaya to Speak at NAFTANEXT

Annual Meeting Events

Dr. José Zozaya, President and Executive Representative of Kansas City Southern de Mexíco (KCSM), will speak at NAFTANEXT. Dr. Zozaya has served in this capacity since 2006 and has over 40 years of experience in law and government relations. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, contracts and helping multinational organizations develop their business […]

2014 Freight in the Southeast

Conferences Events

The Institute for Trade and Transportation Studies (ITTS) will hold the the 2014 Freight in the Southeast conference on March 4-6 in Tampa, Florida. This annual meeting focuses on how freight operations and planning is reshaping the region’s transportation system. With discussion focused on regional freight corridors, the importance of foreign direct investment, and transportation’s […]

2014 MAFC Annual Meeting & NAFTNEXT Summit

Events MAFC

The 2014 MAFC Annual Meeting is being held in conjunction with the NAFTANEXT Summit on April 22-25, 2014 at the historic Palmer House Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. The MAFC is partnering with CAGTC and NAFTANEXT to expand its meeting to address the growing focus on energy and its importance to freight transportation. This conference will include […]

MAFC Best Practice Series: Institutionalization of Freight

Events Outreach

The first episode in the MAFC Best Practice series focused on the Institutionalization of Freight. Cheryl Ball (Missouri DOT), Jack Kimmerling (Indiana DOT), Craig O’Riley (Iowa DOT), and John Tompkins (Minnesota DOT) discussed their efforts to develop freight champions, policies, and programs in their agencies. The materials from this webinar have been archived and are […]

Call for Abstracts: 2014 MAASTO Conference

Conferences Events

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is hosting the 2014 MAASTO Conference in Indianapolis July 28-30, 2014. INDOT, on behalf of the Mid-America Association of State Transportation Officials, invites you to submit abstracts for presentations to be considered for the 2014 meeting. The deadline for submitting proposals is December 15, 2013. For more information, consult […]

National Maritime Strategy Symposium Announced

Events Maritime News

US Department of Transportation Washington, DC January 14-16, 2014 The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites the public and other Marine Transportation System stakeholders to participate in a discussion intended to develop a robust national maritime strategy. The purpose of this public meeting is to gather ideas for improving the Nation’s cargo opportunities and sealift capacity while […]