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Staff contact: Chris Upchurch |​

Freight moves by multiple transportation modes: truck, rail, air, water, and pipeline. These modes work in concert to move freight from its origin (national, international, regional, or local) to the shops and stores consumers frequent, or directly to our homes. Each mode involves unique systems and infrastructure; various factors related to that infrastructure affect how efficiently freight is moved and delivered.

Freight movement is a function of the private sector but is dependent on governments and public agencies to facilitate that movement. In addition to our Freight Plan, WAMPO provides a regional forum for transportation planning and a member of our staff serves on the Kansas Freight Advisory Committee​.

If you are looking for freight information at the statewide level, please visit the Kansas Department of Transportation Freight and Rail website​.

Download the WAMPO Freight Plan


Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST)

On December 4, 2015 ​President Obama signed into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, or FAST.

Download the WAMPO FAST ACT presentation

Distracted Driving

Please watch this YouTube video on distracted driving. (credit: Volkswagen)​