Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Committees and Resources

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Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee (MFAC)

The mission of MFAC is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and addressing of issues between MnDOT and the private sector to develop and promote a safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible freight transportation system for the state.

Mid-America Freight Coalition (MAFC)

Regional Solutions for a Regional Issue. The Mid-America Freight Coalition is a regional organization that cooperates in the planning, operation, preservation, and improvement of transportation infrastructure in the Midwest. The ten states of the AASHTO Mid-America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) share key interstate corridors, inland waterways, and the Great Lakes.


American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)

Center for Transportation Studies (CTS)

Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

CSCMP is a not-for-profit professional business organization whose purpose is to enhance the development of the logistics profession with educational opportunities and relevant information through a variety of programs, services and activities. MnDOT's Freight Unit participates through representation on the local CSCMP "Roundtable" Education Committee.

Great Northern Corridor Coalition

Minnesota Department of Transportation is working actively with neighboring states to improve the Great Northern Corridor into a globally competitive, seamless and multistate freight corridor consisting of rail and road networks.

Midwest Shippers Association (MSA)

MSA was created through an appropriation made by the 2001 Minnesota Legislature to develop an organization designed to facilitate direct trade for Minnesota agricultural producers to end users, primarily in the international marketplace. MSA executive and steering committees are made up of member farmers/producers and appropriate representation from Minnesota government agencies including MnDOT. MSA submitted their application for grant money under a rural development program of the USDA on 10/28/03. MnDOT has provided a letter of support for the application.

Minnesota Grain and Feed Association (MGFA)

Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA)

Research Council on Transportation and the Economy

Transportation Club of Minneapolis & St. Paul

Upper Mississippi River Basin Association

Upper Mississippi Waterway Association