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Talking Freight Seminar (CM | 1.5)

July 18, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Registration for the July 18 Talking Freight seminar on Siting of Freight Facilities is now available.

Description: Public officials at the state and local level are frequently called on to consider the siting of freight intermodal terminals, inland ports, and warehouses and distribution centers. To formulate effective economic development strategies and react appropriately to proposals for the development of public or private freight facilities, public-sector decision makers benefit from understanding of private-sector financial and transportation drivers for siting freight facilities. This Talking Freight seminar will feature presentations from industry representatives who specialize in developing supply chain and intermodal facilities, along with a presentation on NCFRP Report 13, Freight Facility Location Selection: A Guide for Public Officials.


  • Christopher Steele, CWS Consulting Group, LLC
  • Vann Cunningham, BNSF Railway Company
  • John Morris, Cushman and Wakefield of Illinois, Inc.

If you have not yet participated in Talking Freight, I encourage you to do so. These monthly seminars, sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, are held via web conference, which means that you view the PowerPoint presentations over the Internet while listening to the presenters over your computer or the telephone. There is no cost involved and you do not have to leave your desk to participate. More information about Talking Freight is available at their website. Links to past presentations and recordings are available here.

Talking Freight seminars are eligible for 1.5 AICP Certification Maintenance Credits (for AICP members). In order to receive credit, you must attend the full seminar and login to the seminar with your full name or type your full name into the chat area during the seminar if you are in a room with a group of people.

If you have any questions, please contact myself or Jennifer Symoun, SAIC, 703-676-6849 or jennifer.e.symoun@saic.com.


July 18, 2012
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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