California Department of Transportation

California Freight Mobility Plan (DRAFT)

TheCalifornia Freight Mobility Plan (CFMP) draft has been released for review and made available on this webpage. While reviewing the document, please focus on making contextual, high-level comments, and limit minor editing and word-smithing. To track and respond to comments as efficiently as possible, we have developed a Comment Template. Please use this document to submit your comments. Email the completed Comment Template to

The due date for CFMP Public Review Draft comments is October 9, 2014.

This is not the final draft, so there will be additional opportunities to comment as the review and update process progresses. If you would like to receive notifications regarding the CFMP and the review process, please email to be included on the mailing list.

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California Freight Mobility Plan (DRAFT) Document


Section I

            Policies, Strategies, and Implementation

                                Chapter 1-1:  Vision, Goals, and Objectives

                                Chapter 1-2:  Strengths and Needs

                                Chapter 1-3:  Current Funding Programs

                                Chapter 1-4:  Improvement Strategy

Section II

            Freight System Assets, Condition, Performance, and Forecast

                                Chapter 2-1:  Freight System Assets

                                Chapter 2-2:  Freight System Condition and Performance

                                Chapter 2-3:  Freight Forecast

Section III                      

Context of Freight Issues in California

Chapter 3-1:  Native American Freight Connections

Chapter 3-2:  Economic Context of Freight

Chapter 3-3:   Labor and Workforce

Chapter 3-4:  Community and Environmental Context

Chapter 3-5:  Safety and Security

Chapter 3-6:  ITS and Technology


            A.  Project List

B.  Fact Sheets           

                                B-1:  Freight Rail

                                B-2:  Trucking

B-3:  Airports    

B-3-1:  California- Air Cargo

B-3-2:  Aerotropolis

B-3-3:  Bob Hope Airport

B-3-4:  Fresno-Yosemite International Airport

B-3-5:  John Wayne Airport

B-3-6:  Long Beach Airport

B-3-7:  Los Angeles International Airport

B-3-8:  Los Angeles/ Ontario International Airport

B-3-9:  Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

B-3-10:  Oakland International Airport

B-3-11:  Sacramento International Airport

B-3-12:  Sacramento Mather Airport

B-3-13:  San Diego International Airport

B-3-14:  San Francisco International Airport

B-4:  Seaports

B-4-1:  Port of Benicia

B-4-2  Port of Hueneme/ Oxnard Harbor District

B-4-3:  Port of Humboldt Bay

B-4-4:  Port of Long Beach

B-4-5:  Port of Los Angeles

B-4-6:  Port of Oakland

B-4-7:  Port of Redwood City

B-4-8:  Port of Richmond

B-4-9:  Port of San Francisco

B-4-10:  Port of Stockton

B-4-11:  Port of West Sacramento

B-4-12:  Unified Port of San Diego

B-5:  Border Port of Entries- Commercial Vehicles

B-5-1:  Otay Mesa Port of Entry

B-5-2:  Otay Mesa East (SR 11) Port of Entry

B-5-3:  Calexico Port of entry

B-5-4:  Calexico East Port of Entry

                                B-6:  Regional Summaries

B-6-1:  Northern California

B-6-2:  Sacramento Valley                                                   

B-6-3:  San Francisco Bay Area

B-6-4:  Central Coast

B-6-5:  San Joaquin Valley

B-6-6:  Los Angeles Basin

B-6-7:  San Diego and Imperial County

                                B-7:  Caltrans Districts Freight Planning

B-7:-1:  District 1 - Eureka

B-7:-2:  District 2 - Redding

B-7:-3:  District 3 - Marysville

B-7:-4:  District 4 -  Oakland

B-7:-5:  District 5 - San Luis Obispo

B-7:-6:  District 6 - Fresno

B-7:-7:  District 7 - Los Angeles

B-7:-8:  District 8 - San Bernadino

B-7:-9:  District 9 - Bishop

B-7:-10:  District 10 - Stockton

B-7:-11:  District 11 - San Diego

B-7:-12:  District 12 - Orange County

C.  Glossary

            D.  Acronyms


F.  Network Assets

G.  Public Outreach and Stakeholder Participation

G-1:  METRANS Stakeholder Survey

G-2:  Community Organization Focus Groups

                                G-3:  Public Workshop Materials

                                G-4:  Primary Freight Network Letter

H.  Statutory Authority

H-1:  Federal Regulations

H-1-1:  Map-21 Freight Provisions

H-1-2:  U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

H-2:  State Regulations

H-2-1:  Assembly Bill 14 - Statutory Authority for Freight Planning

H-2-2:  Senate BIll 391


I.  Freight Trend Analysis

I-1:  Freight Trend Analysis Introduction

I-2   Farm-to-Market      

I-3:  California's Central Valley Profile

I-4:  Cross Border Issues

I-5:  Freight and Sustainability

I-6:  Public-Private Partnerships (P3s in Freight)

I-7:  Chicago Regional Environmental and Transportation Efficiency Program       (CREATE)

I-8:  Highway and Rail Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

I-9:  Last Mile Delivery/ Pick-Up Issues

I-10:  Postponement

I-11:  Air Cargo

I-12:  Panama Canal Expansion

I-13:  Nicaraguan Inter Oceanic Canal

I-14:  Inland Ports

I-15  Niche Ports and Bulk Commodities

I-16:  Vessel Size and Impact on Ports

I-17:  Chassis Management

I-18:  Private Railroads and Public Agency Challenges

I-19:  Railroad Abandonment and Preservation - State Ownership Strategies

I-20:  Railroad Safety and Security Trends

I-21:  Regional and Short Line Railroads

I-22:  Railroad Perspectives on Shared Use

I-23:  3 D Printing and Production                                             



Email Address:

Mailing Address
1120 N Street, MS-32 
Sacramento, CA 95814

Joanne McDermott, Chief, Freight Planning Branch
Office of System, Freight, and Rail Planning

Bruce de Terra, Chief, Office of System, Freight, and Rail Planning