Establishing a Multimodal Freight Program in Florida


Several years ago, the Florida Department of Transportation wanted to increase freight movement in Florida. Juan Flores, Administrator, Freight, Logistics and Passenger Operations with the backing of Governor Rick Scott and FDOT Secretary Ananth Prasad created a multimodal freight office in order to better manage all freight modes. In this interview I discussed with Flores public-private partnerships in freight, the growth of goods movement and performance based planning for freight.