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NYMTC Regional Freight Goals

  • To improve the transportation of freight by removing burdensome government regulations and restrictions;
  • To improve the physical infrastructure of the transportation system for freight-related transport among shipping and receiving points, and major terminals and ports;
  • To improve the reliability and overall movement of freight in the region by encouraging expedient and cooperative multimodal shipment of freight;
  • To improve the reliability and overall movement of freight in the region by expanding alternatives for trucks and other commercial vehicles; and
  • To improve the freight system’s strategic redundancy