Multi-State Freight Working Group
Multi-State Freight Working Group

Multi-State Freight Working Group

PUBLIC NOTICE — The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum announces the third meeting of its Multi-State Freight Working Group on October 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm.

For security purposes, anyone interested in attending in person should RSVP to no later than noon on Wednesday October 10th. Please be sure and have a photo ID at the meeting location. The meeting agenda appears below. Please note that the meeting also will be available remotely as a webinar using this link at the time of the meeting.

Multi-State Freight Working Group Third Meeting

South Norwalk Public Library Community Room on 10 Washington Street, Norwalk, CT 06850 (Directions)


      1. Welcome and Introductions (1:30 pm – 1:40 pm) – Francis Pickering, Western Connecticut Council of Governments
      2. Presentations on Regional Activities (1:40 am – 2:45 pm)
        • Naugatuck Inland Port and Intermodal Transportation Hub — Honorable N. Warren “Pete” Hess, Mayor, Borough of Naugatuck (invited)
        • Freight Rail Industrial Opportunity Corridors Program – Anne Strauss-Wieder, North Jersey Transportation Authority (via webinar)
        • Update on the Goods Movement Action Program (G-MAP) – Stephanie Molden, Steve Brown, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
      3. Update of Freight Planning Issues & Activities (2:45 pm – 3:15 pm)
        • A View from Southeastern Connecticut
          • Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments – Kate Rattan
      4. Organizational Issues (3:15 pm – 3:20 pm)
        • Charge to the Working Group; Final Statement – Gerry Bogacz, New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
      5. Future Working Group Activities (3:15 pm – 3:30 pm) — Group
        • Issues for Consideration
          • Update on Port Master Plan
          • Truck Parking
          • Rail Freight
          • Others?
      6. Adjourn (no later than 3:30 pm)

Please note that the meeting also will be available as a webinar if you cannot attend in person, linked here
The MAP Forum complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and federal Limited English Proficiency guidelines. If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, or translation services, or American Sign Language, please contact Andrea Miles-Cole, 718.482.4551, no later than Friday October 5th.

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