State Planning Council
Transportation Advisory Committee
The Rhode Island Freight Advisory Committee advises the Rhode Island State Planning Council and the Transportation Advisory Committee on freight and goods movement priorities, issues, projects, and funding needs that utilize Rhode Island’s roadways, rail facilities, airports, marine ports, and pipelines. The committee provides a forum for regional freight stakeholders to discuss strategies to aid in the efficient movement of freight and increase the collaboration between the public and private sector. This committee assists in the implementation of the 2016 State of Rhode Island Freight and Good Movements Plan, as well as advises on evolving issues touching freight transportation planning such as goods and materials costs, fuel costs, regulatory constraints and incentives, and industry trends. Currently, the committee is expected to:
The FAC will meet on a quarterly basis or more frequently if needed.