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…Read More