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— Peer Exchange Report —

AASHTO Freight Planning Peer Exchange

Location: Virtual
September 28, 2020
Host Agency: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
Peer Agencies: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Colorado Department of Transportation
Georgia Department of Transportation
Port of Virginia
Tennessee Department of Transportation
Washington Department of Transportation
Sponsoring Agency:
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)


This report summarizes proceedings of a virtual peer exchange sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) on September 28, 2020. The purpose of the peer exchange was to discuss the experiences, successes, challenges, and lessons learned from State and local agencies regarding freight and freight planning, specifically surrounding the topics of data collection and data-driven decisionmaking, multimodal planning, truck parking, urban and rural goods movement, congestion and bottlenecks, and forecasting freight demand. This event was held the day prior to the AASHTO 2020 Virtual Joint Policy Conference.

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