The U.S. Department of Transportation is establishing a National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) and soliciting nominations for membership. The NFAC will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to freight transportation in the United States, including (1) implementation of the freight transportation requirements of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-141); (2) establishment of the National Freight Network; (3) development of a National Freight Strategic Plan; (4) development of strategies to help States implement State Freight Advisory Committees and State Freight Plans; and (5) development of measures of conditions and performance in freight transportation; (6) development of freight transportation investment, data, and planning tools; and (7) legislative recommendations. Instructions on how to submit nominations are available in the Federal Register Notice [HTML, PDF 179KB]. For an example of what information to submit, please see this sample membership nomination template [HTML, WORD DOCUMENT 18KB].
Shira Bergstein, phone: (202) 366-1999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org