Kentucky Freight Plan Receives Approval

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet received approval of the Kentucky Freight Plan on December 4, 2017. The Kentucky Freight Plan is a supplement to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2014 Long-Range Statewide Transportation Plan.  The Freight Plan was developed upon the recommendations of the federal transportation bill, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). Enacted […]

Iowa and Kentucky Unveil State Freight Plans

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. […]

Course: Engaging the Private Sector in Freight Planning

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Frankfort Kentucky October 1, 2013 Engaging the Private Sector in Freight Planning is a one-day workshop intended to provide techniques and strategies to help practitioners establish and strengthen relationships with the private sector. It is designed for practitioners addressing freight issues at metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), State departments of transportation, local governments, […]

MAFC/ITTS Collaboration Continues

At the 2012 MAFC Annual Meeting, we talked about increasing the collaboration between the MAFC and other regions — specifically the group of states in the Southeast represented by the Institute for Trade and Transportation Studies (ITTS). As part of this collaboration, we’ve agreed to pursue a joint annual meeting in the Spring of 2013 in […]

Ten Best Transportation Projects

AASHTO, AAA, and the US Chamber of Commerce recently released the list of the finalists for the ten best American transportation projects. Among the MAFC states, Kansas, Kentucky, and Michigan made it into the final round. Kansas — K-23 Practical Improvement project: Time and taxpayer money were saved when the Kansas Department of Transportation used […]

Jeremy Edgeworth's home hit by lightening

On Saturday, August 13, the home of Jeremy Edgeworth (Kentucky Transportation Cabinet) and his wife Valerie was struck by lightening. The strike started a fire, which was quickly extinguished by the local fire department. The fire was confined to a single room, but fire and smoke damage will require that the ceiling and floor be […]