Presentation on theme: "Oregon Freight Plan July 28, 2009. Linking Freight Improvements to Economic Growth Travel Time Freight Transportation Improvements Productivity Competitiveness."— Presentation transcript:
Linking Freight Improvements to Economic Growth Travel Time Freight Transportation Improvements Productivity Competitiveness Economic Growth DOT Carriers Businesses Public Market Access Cost Reliability Connectivity Source: Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
Framework to Assess Freight Transportation Systems Type of Businesses, Number of Households Economic Structure Industry Logistics Patterns Traffic Flows Freight Infrastructure Organization and Public Policy Supply Chains, Distribution Networks Highways, Rail Lines, Ports, Access Roads Trucks, Planes, Rail Cars Ownership, Regulation, Pricing Type of Businesses, Number of Employees Source: Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
Purpose: To achieve this purpose, the freight plan will: a.Establish a process for identifying, prioritizing and facilitating investments in Oregons highway, rail, marine, air and pipeline transport infrastructure in furtherance of a safe, seamless multimodal and interconnected freight system. b.Identify institutional and organizational barriers to an efficient and effective freight transportation system in Oregon and develop prioritized strategies for overcoming these barriers. c.Interpret OTP goals and policies related to the development of the freight system. Improve freight connections to local, state, regional, national and global markets to increase trade-related jobs and income for Oregon workers and businesses.
Coordinating With Modes (Fall 2009 Winter 2010, ongoing) Oregon Transportation Plan Oregon Highway Plan Oregon Aviation Plan Oregon Rail Plan 2009 Rail Study Statewide Ports Strategic Plan ODOT Rail Division OECDD Ports ODOT Motor Carrier Division ODA
Public Involvement (Spring 2010) Implement Public Involvement Policy Consultation with Native American Tribes Consultation with MPOs Presentations to ACTs and local governments Other Stakeholder Groups
Potential Internal Effects Amendments to Modal Plans Changes to freight project selection processes Changes to and support of future ConnectOregon programs Stronger and more consistent Freight Mobility Unit support of region work Support of, and compliance with federal freight programs
Background Technical Memos Freight Regulatory Context –Review of existing Regulations –Effects of Major Regulations –Interagency Coordination Baseline Economic Data and Forecasts –Review Existing Forecasts and Forecasting Processes –Relationship Between Freight transportation and Economic Development
Background Technical Memos Freight Infrastructure –Defining Strategic Infrastructure –Identifying Strategic Freight Infrastructure Commodity Flow –Forecast Commodity Flows –Mapping And Graphically Displaying Commodity Flows Logistics Freight, the Environment, and GHG