The Freight Committee is comprised of representatives from freight industry organizations, private railroads, trucking companies, consultants, researchers, planners as well as representatives of local, regional and state governments seeking to improve goods movement in metropolitan Chicago.
Identify, assess and respond to goods movement travel issues and opportunities and provide overall guidance for the development of the regional goods movement component of the Regional Comprehensive Plan. Examples of key issues include safety, congestion relief, air quality, economic development, and community impacts.
- Generally, meetings are held on the fourth Monday of January (owing to the MLK holiday), then on the third Monday of March, May, September, and November. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 10 am. The first meeting of 2014 will be held Monday, February 3; later meetings will be held on an on-call basis.
- All meetings will be open to public participation.