Goals, objectives, and performance measures

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The Texas Freight Mobility Plan (TFMP) will provide the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) with a road map for enhancing freight mobility throughout Texas in an effort to improve the State’s economic competitiveness. A critical component of creating the TFMP is the development of goals, objectives, and performance measures that will help TxDOT prioritize projects and guide investment decisions. It is important that the TFMP goals, objectives, and performance measures are not created in isolation; instead their development should be informed by, and aligned with, other State plans and national policies that already exist or are in development.

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Founded in 2004, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) provides a forum and public voice for the global port equipment and technology sectors. The Association has seen strong growth in recent years, and as of January 2016 has over 95 member companies representing all facets of the industry, including crane, equipment and component manufacturers; automation, software and technology providers; consultants and other experts

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