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July 18, 2013 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703
9 a.m.
Individuals are encouraged to participate via teleconference for all or part of the meeting.  Please email Jason Culotta at if you are able to participate.
Counsel Report
Staff Report
inland ports
inland ports / dry ports


9 a.m.    Call to Order
               Introductions – Jason Culotta, Director of Tax & Transportation Policy 

  • Movement on Hwy 41 Overweight Exemption (H.R. 2353/S. 1299)
  • Congressman Ribble’s Transportation Policy Conference
    • August 9th in Green Bay
    • Discuss agenda, TransCom objectives
    • Wisconsin Central Group Update
      • Log & Intermodal working groups with CN
      • Other outreach activity through January 2014
      • “Inland Port” concept:  Can it work in Wisconsin?
        • Identification and preservation of dormant rail-served facilities?
        • Click here (link to article about new Georgia intermodal facility
        • Counsel’s Report – John Duncan Varda, DeWitt Ross & Stevens
          • Review of state DOT’s Intrastate HOS rules
          • WMC Staff Report
            • Review of FRPP grants/Reedsburg Sub acquisition
            • Review of transportation provisions signed into law in the 2013-15 state budget
            • Adjourn




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