Go Big or Go Home: Maximizing the Freight Assets of the Rickenbacker Inland Port Through Comprehensive Planning

Session Date/Time: Friday, August 17
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Room: Salon BC – 4th Floor

Session Description: This session will focus on the MORPC-led 2018 Rickenbacker Area Study. With the growing volume of cargo handled at the Rickenbacker International Airport and Norfolk Southern Intermodal Yard, the area has risen as a significant economic engine for the Central Ohio region, as well as a logistics hub. Gain insight on how increasing planning needs have been addressed, and learn about the study’s recommendations on workforce mobility, business attraction and retention, and freight access and routing.

Session Format: Lecture (3 speakers)

  • Dina López, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
  • Maria Schaper, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
  • Nathaniel Kaelin, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission