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Freight Analysis Framework Workshop

The Metropolitan Area Planning (MAP) Forum's Multi-State Freight Working Group is hosting a workshop on Uses for and Approaches for Disaggregating Freight Analysis Framework (FAF) Information.


  • Welcome and Meeting Objectives
    • David Behrend, Executive Director, NJTPA
    • Anne Strauss-Wieder, Director, Freight Planning, NJTPA
  • Why Freight Data is Important
    • Paul Baumer, Deputy Director for Infrastructure Development, Office of Multimodal Freight Infrastructure and Policy, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • What is FAF and the Current Status of the BTS Disaggregation Work
    • Monique Stinson, Freight Estimation, Forecasting, and Analysis Manager at the USDOT/OST-R Bureau of Transportation Statistics
  • The Why – Why Do Agencies Use Disaggregated FAF Data
    • Anne Strauss-Wieder and Jakub Rowinski, NJTPA
    • Marygrace Parker, The Eastern Transportation Coalition 
    • Sara Walfoort, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
  • The How – Approaches to Disaggregating FAF
    • NJTPA 2050 Freight Industry Level Forecasts Update, Dan Beagan, Cambridge Systematics
    • FHWA FAF Disaggregation Handbook, Birat Paney, FHWA Office of Freight Management and Operations
    • An Agriculture/Food Research Application, Megan Konar, William J. and Elaine F. Hall Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor, University of Illinois
  • Wrap Up

4/18/2024 10:00:00 AM

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Event location:
Zoom: https://njtpa-org.zoom.us/j/95442361239?pwd=ZU4xR0VYVzI0MmFJUHRDbXdOd1NPUT09

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