Freight Transportation Advisory Committee (FTAC)

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The Freight Transportation Advisory Committee (FTAC) serves the MPO in an advisory capacity on freight transportation matters. The membership of the FTAC consists of representatives with expertise in matters related to the various aspects of the freight industry including, but not limited to, shipping, warehousing, trucking, airport or water-based transportation operations, freight forwarding, logistics, rail, industrial real-estate, commercial deliveries, and wholesale activity. The FTAC provides guidance and makes recommendations to the MPO Policy Board on topics, such as, safety, infrastructure planning and design, commercial loading and parking, land use management, educational events, traffic and delivery management, noise reduction, truck parking, education and enforcement, marine industries, and waterway initiatives, MPO Priorities, and emerging technologies.

The FTAC consists of 20 voting members that represent the following:

Martin County Public Works(1)
Martin County Growth Management(1)
Martin County Airport/Witham Field(1)
City of Stuart Representative(1)
Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce      (1)
Indiantown Chamber of Commerce(1)
Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast       (1)
Port Salerno Commercial Fishing Dock Authority(1)
Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council (TCRPC)(1)
Florida Department of Transportation Freight Coordinator(1)
Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND)   (1)
Florida East Coast Railroad  (1)
US Customs and Border Protection            (1)
Florida Trucking Association(1)
University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences (UF/IFAS) Martin County Extension
Five at-large members representing the transportation
freight industry appointed by the MPO