The Value of Freight

Freight Modes

Land Use Conflicts


"...if you wear it, eat it, drink it, drive it, or talk or text on it, it came by freight..."

—Les Findeisen, Legislative Affairs Director for the Texas Trucking Association


"Freight Transportation and the U.S. Economy" provides an overview of the role of reliable transportation in product supply chains and the importance of the freight transportation sector in the U.S. economy.

"Defining the Threats" discusses encroachment issues that arise when freight transportation and other land uses come into conflict with one another.

"The Intersection of Freight and Land Use Planning" provides an overview of how the U.S. land use planning system works and how it could more effectively incorporate freight transportation issues.