Freight Advisory Committee - Intermodal freight

Freight Railroad Infrastructure Improvement Program (FRIIP) Intermodal Facility Grants and Loans

Grants and loans are now available for intermodal facility improvements and studies. Grants are limited to a maximum of $375,000 per project for facility improvements and $200,000 each for studies. For applicant and project eligibility and application requirements, please see the FRIIP webpage.

Intermodal Freight Summits

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) partnered with regional economic development agencies and other organizations at two Intermodal Summits in November 2019. These Summits helped connect importers and exporters with professionals from the transportation and logistics communities to explore expanded opportunities for intermodal service in Wisconsin.

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Intermodal Freight Report

The Subcommittee’s final report, titled Overview of Intermodal Freight in Wisconsin, was published in March 2019. An Executive Summary is available.

​Intermodal Subcommittee

In late 2017 the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) created the Intermodal Subcommittee under the umbrella of the greater Freight Advisory Committee (FAC), as allowed by the FAC Charter. The Subcommittee consists of public and private sector representatives, and is co-chaired by WisDOT and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce. WisDOT’s goal is to identify current and future opportunities and challenges to connect Wisconsin industries to world markets through the increased efficiency of containerized shipping.

2018 Intermodal Subcommittee Meetings

Contact

Matt Umhoefer
WisDOT Program Officer - Freight
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Bureau of Planning and Economic Development
(608) 266-9476
matthew.umhoefer@dot.wi.gov

Note: If you arrived on this page looking for information about the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, go to the Milwaukee Intermodal Station webpage.