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Webinar: State Freight Plans and State Freight Advisory Committees – FAST Act Guidance Overview
November 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmFree
The State Freight Plan FAST Act guidance was published in the Federal Register on October 14, 2016. The guidance outlines the requirements for States to prepare FAST Act-compliant state freight plans, and to ensure they are eligible to continue to obligate the new National Highway Freight Program (FAST Act Section 1116) formula funds after the two-year anniversary of the FAST Act on December 4, 2017. The FAST Act State Freight Plan guidance builds upon the MAP-21 State Freight Plan interim guidance many States used to prepare plans prior to enactment of the FAST Act. In addition to discussing the statutory requirements for state freight plans, the new guidance also provides State Freight Advisory Committee recommendations.
Link to the State Freight Plan & State Freight Advisory Committee guidance notice posted in the Federal Register: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/10/14/2016-24862/guidance-on-state-freight-plans-and-state-freight-advisory-committees.
This webinar will provide information to aid States in complying with the FAST Act requirements relating to State Freight Plans and Freight Advisory Committees. Participants are encouraged to ask questions.
- Ryan Endorf, U.S. DOT Office of the Secretary, Office of Transportation Policy
- Tiffany Julien, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Freight Management and Operations
- Katelyn Dwyer, American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
Staff from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Maritime Administration (MARAD), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be available to answer questions as part of the webinar.