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The Future of our Freight Economy

The Future of our Freight Economy
October 18, 2016 Freightway Superuser

This story was originally published on Transportation.gov on October 14, 2016.


By Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau | U.S. Department of Transportation


Recently, I participated in the 24th and final roundtable to talk about moving our Freight Economy Forward. Our last meeting took place in St. Louis, Missouri, a city strategically located for freight movement.

These community conversations have provided valuable feedback about our future freight infrastructure needs, helping to inform Secretary Foxx’s Beyond Traffic Framework, a look ahead at our transportation needs for the next 30 years.

It is fitting that our last round of talks were in these cities of the Heartland – St. Louis, Chicago, Detroit, and Cleveland – the crossroads of America where much of the nation’s freight movement intersects…

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