Engaging the Private Sector in Freight Planning An Executive Overview Presented by the Federal Highway Administration January 16, 2007 TX Border Partnership.
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Engaging the Private Sector in Freight Planning An Executive Overview Presented by the Federal Highway Administration January 16, 2007 TX Border Partnership Working Group
Federal Highway Administration 2 - Engaging the Private Sector Objectives Understand why it is important to engage the private sector Define who “freight stakeholders” are and what engaging them means to your planning process Determine how freight stakeholders can provide input to future planning efforts
Federal Highway Administration 3 - Engaging the Private Sector PublicInvolvement Engaging the Private Sector Why...Is the Engaging the Private Sector Important?
Federal Highway Administration 4 - Engaging the Private Sector Why… Key Issues of Interest Economic Development Congestion Capacity Financing and Funding Projects Environmental Concerns Security Concerns
Federal Highway Administration 5 - Engaging the Private Sector What Can the Private Sector Offer You? (And what can you offer the private sector?) Mutual understanding Processes Needs Political and public support Trust – an opportunity to build bridges Access to data, information plans, and feedback
Federal Highway Administration 6 - Engaging the Private Sector Public sector Local / Regional 5 to 20+ years Single Mode / Individual Corridor Discrete Location Asset Focus Private sector National / Global 1 to 5 years Multi-modal /End-to- End Trip Product/Asset Velocity Service Delivery Focus Scope Time Frame Analysis Unit Data Points Performance Metrics Why… Mutual Understanding of Divergent Perspectives Planning vs.
Federal Highway Administration 7 - Engaging the Private Sector Who... The New “Freight Stakeholders” Raw Material Producer / Shipper Manufacturer Receiver / Shipper Warehouse / Dist. Center Receiver / Shipper Retail Store Receiver Carriers
Federal Highway Administration 8 - Engaging the Private Sector Who....Are Freight Stakeholders? Shippers and Receivers of Freight (businesses) Freight Transportation Service Providers Owners and Operators of Freight Facilities Neighborhoods and Communities Affected by Freight Transportation
Federal Highway Administration 9 - Engaging the Private Sector Who...Traditional DOT Freight Stakeholders For-hire Private Hazmat / Hazwaste Haulers Specialty Carriers Drivers MotorCarriers Shortline Railroads Regional Railroads Class I Railroads Engineers Railroads Ports Barge Industries Terminal Operators Pilots Waterways AirCargo TraditionalDOTCustomers Driving Public Transit Users Legislature Local Officials Airports Airport Authorities Pilots
Federal Highway Administration 10 - Engaging the Private Sector Who... Different Perspectives for Different Issues Shippers / Receivers Carriers Operators of Freight Facilities Third-Party Logistics Providers (3PL)
Federal Highway Administration 11 - Engaging the Private Sector How…Finding Common Ground: Planning and Policy Design and Construction Operations and Maintenance Oversight and Revenue Collection
Federal Highway Administration 12 - Engaging the Private Sector How.... Access to Data & Information Public-domain Freight Data Increasingly Scarce and/or Dated Commercial Sources Often Price Prohibitive for Smaller MPOs Networking with Freight Stakeholders Builds Trust and Mutual Understanding Only request the data you need!
Federal Highway Administration 13 - Engaging the Private Sector How... Resources for Identifying Stakeholders Transportation Professional Groups Chambers of Commerce Industry Associations Business Listing Services Commercial Business Directories
Federal Highway Administration 14 - Engaging the Private Sector How.... A Continuum of Practice Information Exchange Networking / Conferences Working Groups / Research Policy Guidance Surveys and other forms of market research are used to guide policy and benchmark results Programmatic Input A process is established for regular, consistent interaction and feedback
Federal Highway Administration 15 - Engaging the Private Sector In Summary... Engaging the Private Sector is designed to help planners answer: Why – Private sector input is part of the public sector planning process Who – Non-traditional stakeholders How – Many ways, formal and informal, short and long term
Federal Highway Administration 16 - Engaging the Private Sector FHWA Training Opportunities Integrating Freight in the Transportation Planning Process* Freight Forecasting in Transportation Planning* Multimodal Freight Financing Seminar Freight Data Made Simple Advanced Freight Planning* Freight Planning and Environmental Considerations*
Federal Highway Administration 17 - Engaging the Private Sector Other Resources Freight Planning LISTSERV Talking Freight Seminar Series Freight Peer to Peer Program
Federal Highway Administration 18 - Engaging the Private Sector Contact Information Jocelyn Jones, Resource Center Planning Team 410/962-2486 email@example.com http://www.ops.fhwa.dot.gov/freight http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/freightplanning