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
Please Use Fourth Street Elevators


[1] Call to order
All Task Force members will be recognized and the July 12, 2000 meeting notes will be offered for approval. (See enclosure.)

[2] DVRPC FY 2002 Work Program
Ben Ginsberg and Ted Dahlburg of DVRPC will discuss DVRPC''s FY 2002 Work Program and potential new freight studies. (See enclosure.)

[3] Truck Size and Weight Legislation
Ted Dahlburg of DVRPC will discuss legislation introduced to the U.S. Congress which would re-affirm the current national limits on truck sizes and weights.

[4] The Value of Freight
Bob James of New Jersey DOT will discuss the purpose and contents of a report entitled, The Value of Freight to the State of New Jersey.

[5] Freight Planning For MPOs
Isaac Shafran, Assistant Vice President of Louis Berger International, will discuss freight planning research and activities of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), and their applications to Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs).

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

[7] Old/New Business
Old or new items of business will be considered. The next proposed meeting of the Goods Movement Task Force is January 12, 2001.