VTrans has updated the Vermont Freight Plan and submitted it for review by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This work is coordinated with the 2021 Vermont Rail Plan. These plans are related by the importance of freight moved by rail.
WHAT IS FREIGHT?
Freight is timber transported by truck to a sawmill and electronics ordered online and delivered to your doorstep. Milk for cheese producers, hops for breweries, fuel to heat our homes, and the food you purchase at the grocery store are examples of the diverse items that together are freight. Vermont’s highways, railroads, and airports have essential roles in the transport of freight.
WHAT IS A FREIGHT PLAN?
The Vermont Freight Plan identifies issues and strategies to increase safety, reliability, and sustainability of this important element of Vermont's economy. Thank you to members of the Freight Plan Advisory Committee and the many additional public and private stakeholders who helped inform the update.
THE PLAN...delivered your way
Newsletters and Outreach Material
- Freight Forum #2 - August 11, 2021 (presentation slide deck)
- Freight Plan Advisory Committee Meeting - June 09, 2021 (video) (presentation slide deck)
- Freight Forum #1 – May 6, 2021 (video) (presentation slide deck)
- Freight Plan Advisory Committee (FPAC) Meeting #1 - presentation
- Newsletter #4 (Spring 2021)
- Newsletter #3 (Winter 2020)
- Newsletter #2 (Fall 2020)
- Newsletter #1 (Spring 2020)
Technical Memos and Resources
- Tech Memo #2: Commodity Flow and Economic Futures
- Tech Memo #1: Existing Conditions
- 2012 Vermont Freight Plan
- Federal Guidance for State Freight Plans (49 U.S.C. 70202).
Zoe Neaderland, VTrans Planning Coordinator at email@example.com or 802-793-2778