Delaware Valley Good Movement Task Force Meeting

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
190 N. Independence Mall West (American College of Physicians Building) 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

The Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force was established to maximize the Delaware Valley's goods movement capability by sharing information and technology between public and private freight interests, promoting the region's intermodal capabilities and capacity, and developing and implementing a regional goods movement strategy. It advises the DVRPC Board on all goods movement issues, studies and projects. Task Force meetings consist of DVRPC staff presentations, guest speakers, and member updates on timely goods movement topics. Meeting materials are transmitted to Task Force members approximately 10 days prior to the meeting.

Task Force membership and meetings are open to all goods movement and transportation professionals in the Philadelphia-Camden metropolitan area.

Task Force meetings begin at 10AM in the DVRPC Main Conference Room (unless notified otherwise). Coffee is available at 9:30AM, and a light lunch is served immediately following the meeting.

For more information about the Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force, please visit

Meetings are held quarterly in January, April, July, and October. For exact meeting dates, please visit

The meeting details are as follows:

10AM, Wednesday, October 16, 2013 DVRPC Offices, 8th Floor, American College of Physicians Building 190 North Independence Mall West (at the corner of 6th and Race Streets), Philadelphia, PA

Coffee will be available beginning at 9:30AM and lunch will be served immediately following the meeting.

Note: meeting attendees may be eligible for AICP CM (Certification Maintenance) Credit(s). The agenda and action item materials for the October 16, 2013 meeting are attached. Highlights from the prior committee meeting held on July 17, 2013 are also attached and PowerPoint presentations from the July 17 meeting are posted on the freight page of the DVRPC website at the bottom of the following link: The October 16 meeting will feature the following timely topics and notable presenters:

  • 1. Action item: I-95 Reconstruction Project (Pennsylvania Portion); Elaine Elbich, PennDOT
  • 2. Partner presentation: Delmarva Freight Study; Dan Blevins, WILMAPCO
  • 3. Shipper Presentation: Braskem America: Marcus Hook Plant; Jeremy Glisson; Braskem America
  • 4. DVRPC Presentation: Reports on Immigration; Mary Bell and Christina Arlt, DVRPC
  • 5. Two minute reports: Task Force members and friends (open to all)

Please note that the proposed freight advisory committee meeting dates for next year are:

  • January 17, 2014 (Friday) •
  • April 16, 2014 (Wednesday) •
  • July 16, 2014 (Wednesday) •
  • October 15, 2014 (Wednesday)
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