FREIGHT RESOURCE CENTER
FACTS & FIGURES
Freight and goods movement plays a role in our every day lives, though many of us don’t take the time to really consider that impact. In addition to providing the things we need and want to have, the nation’s freight infrastructure is key to securing
Click here to view 2015 CAGTC-produced fact sheets on the benefits of investment in freight infrastructure and the impacts of chronic underinvestment. Contact CAGTC staff if you'd like high-resolution versions of these documents.
Click here to learn about the many and varied costs paid by businesses as a result of underinvestment in our nation's infrastructure. Contact CAGTC staff if you'd like a high-resolution version of the Cost of Congestion fact sheet.
Making the case for freight is vital, whether you're helping the public better understand the role goods movement plays in their everyday lives, or trying to convince a Member of Congress of the importance of freight to our national, state and local economies. CAGTC has developed talking points to help YOU make the case for freight!
We're growing as a nation. For the economy to grow in lockstep, transportation investment is critical.
For additional freight facts and figures, please visit the Federal Highway Administration's Freight Analysis Framework.
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