The Freight and Rail Office (FRO) is committed to providing quality transportation networks that drive commerce, bringing freight into your everyday life.
The FRO is responsible for assisting in the development of Florida's rail system, both passenger and freight, and championing Florida's multimodal freight programs. The team develops and implements the Florida Rail System Plan, rail safety, rail project development/management, rail research, and Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) implementation. The FRO also provides leadership, policy guidance, and technical assistance to ensure efficient and effective freight movement throughout the state.
The Freight & Rail Office (FRO) enhances Florida's economy and communities. The FRO aims for success through teamwork and efficiency by means of removing institutional, infrastructure, and funding bottlenecks to build a well-connected, reliable, and safe freight and rail network.
The FRO guides and implements freight & rail investments through:
- leveraging funding opportunities and implementing effective countermeasures that improve rail and motor carrier safety;
- enhancing multimodal networks that drive commerce, bringing freight into your everyday life; and
- researching emerging technologies and forging partnerships in a quickly evolving industry, supporting innovation
FDOT COVID-19 Updates:
Please see updates related to rail and multimodal freight on our Emergency Management page.
A series of Statewide Truck Parking Workshops are being scheduled to bring together the truck parking industry, including both public and private partners, to discuss how we can work collaboratively. Visit the Truck Parkingpage to find out more and register!
District Documents & Publications:
Freight infrastructure and goods movement in each of FDOT's 7 Districts is unique. Review regional efforts and projects by visiting District Documents & Publications pages.
To learn more about all freight modes, visit the new FreightMovesFlorida dashboard!