The Greater Charlotte Regional Freight Mobility Plan Coordinating Committee are staff from the regional transportation planning organizations, state departments of transportation, and the Federal Highway Administration.

Regional Transportation Planning Organizations:

  • Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO)
  • Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCLMPO)
  • Cabarrus Rowan Metropolitan Planning Organization (CRMPO)
  • Rock Hill-Fort Mill Area Transportation Study (RFATS)
  • Rocky River Rural Planning Organization (RRRPO)
  • Catawba Regional Council of Governments (CRCOG)

State Departments of Transportation

  • NC Department of Transportation
  • SC Department of Transportation

Federal Highway Administration

  • NC Division
  • SC Division

Kickoff Meeting

June 19, 2015

The first of eight Coordinating Committee Meetings.  Purpose was to introduce the consultant team from CDM Smith and to review the scope of work for the project.

Freight Coordinating Committee Meeting 1 Presentation

Meeting 2 of 8

September 19, 2015

The second meeting occurred via webinar.  Project team provided a status update on the existing conditions analysis and discussed data needs.

Freight Coordinating Committee Meeting 2 Presentation

Meeting 3 of 8

November 17, 2015

The third meeting took place in Gastonia, NC.  Project team presented existing conditions analysis and discussed next steps of analysis with land use data and existing policies review.

Freight Coordinating Committee Meeting 3 Presentation

Meeting 4 of 8

January 28, 2016

The fourth meeting was held at Centralina Council of Governments in uptown Charlotte. The project team discussed the updated FAST Act, freight network identification, and presented the preliminary goals and objectives of the plan for review and edit by the committee.

Freight Coordinating Committee Meeting 4 Presentation

Meeting 5 of 8

April 28, 2016

The fifth meeting took place in Rock Hill, SC. The project team presented the preliminary findings of the freight related land use analysis and discussed the Critical Rural and Urban Freight Corridors identification guidance issued from the FAST Act.

Freight Coordinating Committee Presentation Meeting #5

Meeting 6 of 8

August 4, 2016

The sixth meeting took place in Charlotte, NC.  The project team presented draft performance measures for consideration and an outline for the final plan document.

Freight Coordinating Committee Presentation #6

Coordinating Committee Meeting 6_Mtg Summary

Freight Coordinating Committee Packet for Review

Meeting 7 of 8

September 22, 2016

The seventh meeting was held as a webinar. The project team discussed the draft list of recommendations and prioritizing the region’s freight needs. As well as receiving an update on the progress of the NC State Freight Plan development.



Meeting 8 of 8

October 27, 2016

The eighth meeting took place in Charlotte, NC.  The project team presented the freight forecasts, land use & economic tech memo, and discussed the final plan recommendations.  The final plan delivery and individual MPO/RPO freight profile was discussed with the group as well.