Economic Development and Freight Transportation Training

March 28, 2017
Economic Development and Freight Transportation Training

Please join the Heartland Regional Transportation Planning Organization and the Polk Transportation Planning Organization for a training session with FDOT District 1 Freight Coordinator Keith Robbins to learn more about distribution and freight as it relates to the economic development of our communities in inland Florida. 3 AICP CM Credits Pending.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 9 am – Noon
South Florida State College
Building G, Room 101 | 600 West College Drive Avon Park, FL 33825

This Training Includes:
• Distribution and Transportation Overview
• Challenges in International Transportation
• Integrating Freight into Transportation Planning
• I-4 Corridor, A Freight Perspective
• US 27 Corridor

Attendees will hear practical illustrations and examples of addressing some of the challenges to freight transportation in today’s world and gain a broad understanding of the:

• Role of transportation and distribution in the logistics arena
• Importance of this industry and the impact of freight in our daily lives
• Broad trends affecting freight transportation along with the challenges and success factors for integrating freight into traditional transportation planning