Official US Government Icon

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Secure Site Icon

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

The latest general information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is available on Coronavirus.gov. For USDOT specific COVID-19 resources, please visit our page.

National Freight Advisory Committee

To help the U.S. Department of Transportation promote a safe, economically efficient, and environmentally sustainably freight transportation system, the Department’s National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to freight transportation in the United States including:

  • implementation of the freight transportation requirements of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-141);
  • establishment of the National Freight Network;
  • development of a National Freight Strategic Plan;
  • development of strategies to help States implement State Freight Advisory Committees and State Freight Plans;
  • development of measures of conditions and performance in freight transportation;
  • development of freight transportation investment, data, and planning tools; and
  • legislative recommendations.
Last updated: Monday, June 24, 2013