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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 Meetings

2019 Working Group


2017-2018 Working Groups

  • National Coalition on Truck Parking 2018 Working Groups Activity Report (HTML, PDF 1.2MB)

Parking Capacity Working Group



  • Involving Shippers/Receivers to Address Truck Parking Capacity (HTML, PDF 368KB)
  • Creative Uses of the Right-of-way and Adjacent Areas (HTML, PDF 864KB)
  • Considerations for Maintaining Low-cost Truck Parking Facilities (HTML, PDF 112KB)

Technology and Data Working Group



  • Truck Parking Availability Detection and Information Dissemination (HTML, PDF 639KB)
  • Truck Parking App Survey Results (HTML, PDF 74KB)

Funding, Finance, and Regulations Working Group



  • Emissions Reduction Grant Programs Fact Sheet (HTML, PDF 247KB)
  • Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Examples and Considerations (HTML, PDF 292KB)

State, Regional, and Local Government Coordination Working Group



  • Talking Freight Webinar, May 16, 2018
  • How to Improve Truck Parking in Your Region (HTML, PDF 220KB)
  • The Importance of Considering Truck Parking in Local Planning and Zoning (HTML, PDF 203KB)
  • Parking and Staging Requirements in Local Zoning and Planning (HTML, PDF 1.3MB)
  • Including Truck Parking in State and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Freight Plans (HTML, PDF 242KB)

Staff Contact

Tiffany Julien

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