November 15, 2012 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703
9 a.m.

Counsel Report
Staff Report

AGENDA

9 a.m.    Call to Order

               Introductions – Jason Culotta

9:05       Discussion Focus:  Wisconsin’s Freight Future 2013-2014 

  • Transportation Finance & Policy Commission – highlights of the upcoming report and predictions for the 2013-15 state budget.  Where’s the freight agenda?

o   Sec. Gottlieb transportation presentation

§  http://www.lwm-info.org/vertical/sites/%7B92F7D640-E25A-4317-90AD-4976378A8F8D%7D/uploads/Gottlieb_-_Transportation_ppt.pdf

  • MAP-21 expiration 09/30/2014 – What is MAP-21 doing and what are the prospects for a 6-year (2014-2020) transportation bill?
  • Mobilizing Wisconsin Freight interests (shippers, receivers, logistics providers) to private and public policy challenges ahead

o   Scope includes MN, UP MI, Chicago Gateway, and other overhead freight using WI infrastructure

  • Counsel’s Report
  • WMC Staff Report
  • Adjourn