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The transportation of goods in Washington State plays a critical role in fostering economic vitality and enhancing competitiveness. Freight transportation systems - including roads, bridges, and highways, to railroads, pipelines, and ports, to factories, warehouses, and terminals - are critical to supporting and growing more jobs, more regional domestic product, and a larger tax base. The multimodal freight transportation system allows business in Washington to effectively compete in regional and global markets.

What's new:
The Truck Parking Strategic Plan is underway.

The Freight and Goods Transportation System 2015 update was completed in March 2016.

What’s recent:
The Computing and Reporting MAP-21 Freight Performance Measures Study was completed in July 2015.

The Washington State Short Line Rail Inventory and Needs Assessment was completed in June 2015.

The Palouse River and Coulee City Rail System Strategic Plan was completed in May 2015.

The Washington State Freight Mobility Plan was completed in October 2014.

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