Green Rail Intelligent Development (GRID) is a proposed urban goods movement container supply chain network that would be a big step toward a cleaner, healthier, and safer region. GRID is entered in a competition for one of ten LA2050 grants of $100,000 each. The grant would fund a feasibility study needed to convince venture capitalists that GRID would provide a good ROI, and move the project towards actual design and construction […]
by Chip Jacobs and William J. Kelly Overlook Press, 2008 Smogtown isn’t a new book, but the conflicts covered in its last chapters are still breaking news. The LA Times’ Trash talk and the real dirt on a toxic tour of Los Angeles, just featured one of Smogtown‘s history makers, […]
Goods movement is a hot topic now in Southern California, and at state and national levels. The Los Angeles City Council will vote May 8 on the Southern California International Gateway Project (SCIG), approved by the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners, but now disfavored by the Long Beach Board […]
SCIG project falls short with community, environmental groups, zero-emission vision.
SCAG 2012 Regional Transportation Plan: more trucks, more freeways, more pollution, instead of electrified rail for goods movement.
Transportation infrastructure for Southern California, U.S.: ideas for freight movement, biking, walking, transit need funding and support.
Sierra Club Los Angeles features GRID: electrified goods movement, zero-emission cargo loading alternative to port and freeway expansion.
Gabriel River Infrastructure Development project featured in The Transit Coalition’s May 2011 Newsletter; coalition meeting May 24.
710 conversations series look backward, meetings in Glendale; new freight movement alternative focuses on reducing traffic.
GRID Project presentation in Pasadena this Friday covers 710 Tunnel, port expansion alternative.