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National Coalition on Truck Parking – Working Groups

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The National Coalition on Truck Parking brings together stakeholders from the public sector, transportation organizations, the freight industry, and other groups to advance safe truck parking. In fall 2017, the National Coalition on Truck Parking held its annual meeting to showcase cross-cutting truck parking initiatives from States and introduce the National Coalition on Truck Parking Working Groups. The purpose of the working groups is to share best practices and create products to disseminate information on truck parking issues related to priorities identified during regional meetings in 2016. The working groups are a deliverable of the National Coalition on Truck Parking.

The working groups cover the following topics:

Notes from the National Coalition on Truck Parking Annual Meeting can be found below. Notes from each working group meeting, as well as products identified for development by each working group, are organized by topic below.

Meeting Notes

National Coalition on Truck Parking Annual Meeting – October 19, 2017

Working Groups

Parking Capacity Working Group

Meetings

Products

  • Anticipated
    • Case Studies and Resources for Involving Shippers/Receivers
    • Best Practices to Highlight Creative Uses of the Right-of-Way and Adjacent Areas, State by State
    • Considerations for Maintaining Low-Cost Truck Parking Facilities

Technology and Data Working Group

Meetings

Products

  • Anticipated
    • Best Practices on States' Use of Variable Message Signs
    • Truck Parking App Survey

Funding, Finance, and Regulations Working Group

Meetings

Products

  • Anticipated
    • Truck Parking Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) – Examples and Considerations
    • Emissions Reductions Programs Fact Sheet
    • Capital and Operating Costs of Truck Parking

State, Regional, and Local Government Coordination Working Group

Meetings

Products

  • Talking Freight Webinar, May 16, 2018
  • Anticipated
    • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-101 Brochure
    • Parking and Staging Requirements in Local Zoning
    • The Importance of Considering Truck Parking in Local Zoning
    • Best Practices for Incorporating Truck Parking into State and MPO Freight Plans

Staff Contact

Tiffany Julien
202-366-9241
Tiffany.Julien@dot.gov

Jeff Purdy
202-366-6993
Jeff Purdy

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