Primary Technical Contact

Kevin Schoeben
Deputy Director
Office of Planning & Programming
Illinois Department of Transportation

Years in Organization 3
Years in Freight 3
Modal Expertise Not specified
Data & Modeling Expertise Not specified
Planning Expertise Not specified
Operations Expertise Not specified
Primary Freight Responsibilities In his current position, Kevin’s lead assignment is to move IDOT towards a more multimodal approach to planning and programming, particularly as it relates to freight initiatives. Kevin has been heavily involved in the work of the National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) and was appointed to MARAD’s Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC) recently announced by Secretary Foxx. As a co-sponsor of the M-55 Maritime Corridor Study, Kevin led the Department’s efforts on exploring container-on-barge potential on the Illinois River and the Mississippi River and makes numerous presentations about the challenges facing industry, ports and state DOT’s. Kevin is also an appointee to the Council of Great Lakes Governors Maritime Task Force that is studying the opportunities and challenges of freight movement on the Great Lakes.
Education BA, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana; MPA, University of Illinois-Springfield
Contact Info
Phone Number 217.557.5434
Website Illinois DOT Office of Planning and Programming

Organization Information

Freight Planning Freight Mobility
Kevin Schoeben, (217) 557-5434
Susan Stitt, (217) 782-8080
Nathan Bishop, (217) 524-1549
Highway Operations & Maintenance Highway Information (under Programs)
Justan Mann, (217) 785-0888
Britt Edwards, (217) 785-2908
Trucking & OSOW Truckers
Public Contact Office (217) 785-1477 Ext. 1
Public Contact Office (217) 782-6271
Railways Rail Freight Program
DeAnna Smith, (217) 785-8498
Sam Tuck, (312) 793-3940
Waterways Nathan Bishop, (217) 524-1549
Aviation Division of Aeronautics
Susan Shea, Director, (217) 785-8500
B.J. Murray, (217) 782-4118
Additional Information
Freight Plans Freight Mobility Plan
Rail Plan
DOT Organizational Chart Illinois DOT Organizational Chart
Other Program Pages Illinois State Freight Advisory Council