Dec 1, 2011 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

AGENDA

9 a.m. Call to Order

Introductions – Jason Culotta, WMCDirector of Tax and Transportation Policy

9:05 a.m. Discussion Topics:

·Legislation enacted at the Freight Industry Summit — Jason Culotta

·Freight legislation anticipated for the January 2012 session — Jason Culotta

·Governor’s Freight Summit – Potential Initiatives for 2012 – John Varda

  • Review of Freight Rail Day and DOT’s Annual Freight Rail Conference — Jason Culotta and John Varda

·Status of the federal Surface Transportation Reauthorization — Jason Culotta

·Freight Rail update on the recent activity of the Wisconsin Central Group — John Varda and Jason Culotta

·Mid-America Freight Coalition Regional Freight Study – Shipper Role and Opportunities — John Varda

·Counsel’s Report

·WMC Staff Report

·Adjourn