California forms Freight Advisory Committee

Written by Jenifer Nunez, assistant editor

California's Business, Transportation and Housing Agency has formed the California Freight Advisory Committee, which will help determine the state's plans for freight-related transportation investments in California.

Formation of the committee is in response to the federal Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), legislation that encourages each state to establish a State Freight Advisory Committee and develop a comprehensive State Freight Plan. The committee will advise the California Department of Transportation, which is in the process of updating the State Freight Plan.

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