Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force

9:30 AM: Coffee
10:00 AM: Call to Order
Watch Recording

Commission Office
The Bourse Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
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[1] Call to order
All Task Force members will be recognized and the January 9, 2002 meeting notes will be offered for the committees approval (see meeting highlights).

[2] US 130 Brooklawn Circles Concept Development Report
Chris King of DVRPC will summarize a report which recommends improving safety and mobility through the Brooklawn Circles in Camden County. Among other items, the plan contains specific provisions to facilitate truck movements.

[3] Pennsylvania 2002 Joint Rail Freight Seminar
Ted Dahlburg of DVRPC will update the Task Force on preparations for the Pennsylvania 2002 Joint Rail Freight Seminar to be held in Philadelphia from May 8-10, 2002.

[4] Aerial Photography of the Delaware Valley
Glenn McNichol of DVRPC will describe DVRPC''s aerial photos, updated in 2000, which are now available and include many new, user-friendly features.

[5] Pennsylvania Rail Freight...the best track for our future!
Liz Voras of PennDOT will introduce the new rail freight video recently prepared by PennDOT which touts the strengths and benefits of the states rail freight industry.

[6] Freight Transportation: Driving Forces and Trends
Professor Gerhardt Muller of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will discuss the driving forces connected with freight transportation and trends connected with changes in trading patterns, intermodal distribution parks, and the logistics management educational crisis.

[7] Two-minute Reports
Task Force and Subcommittee chairs and Task Force members will provide updates on the activities of their companies and agencies.

[8] Old/New Business
Old or new items of business will be considered. The next meeting of the Goods Movement Task Force is July 10, 2002.