Tag: Policy

Transportation Management Policy | GSA

Access the latest Transportation Policy Bulletins, Proposed and Current Regulations

Transportation Policy seeks to improve agency freight and cargo management and enhance sustainable, efficient and effective transportation operations.

Transportation Policy focuses on freight and cargo over 150 pounds, purchased and shipped into or out of federal agencies.

Our companion division, Travel and Relocation, addresses household goods and passenger travel.

Transportation Policy efforts include:

  • Assisting in the development of transportation policies, guidance and improved management practices

  • Developing training to improve transportation competencies

  • Helping agencies report transportation expenditures and key performance indicators to benchmark against high performing organizations

  • Communicating and collaborating with federal executive and interagency transportation committees

  • Identifying and sharing best practices among federal agencies

  • Serving as a federal liaison to the transportation industry

The shortcut to this page is www.gsa.gov/transportationpolicy.

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Freight Policy Transportation Institute | Washington State University


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The FPTI is funded by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). Dr. Eric Jessup of Washington State University is Director of the Institute. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) comprised of Federal, State and local representatives has been assembled in order to identify relevant and pressing issues for analysis, apply rigorous theoretical and analytical techniques and evaluate results and reports. The following are key goals and objectives for the Freight Policy Transportation Institute:

  • Improve understanding of the importance of efficient and effective freight transportation to both the regional and national economy
  • Address the need for improved intermodal freight transportation, as well as policies and actions that can be implemented to lower operating costs, increase safety and lower environmental impacts of freight transportation nationwide
  • Improve freight transportation performance to specific industries and sectors of the economy

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