GRID


Getting Trucks Off Local Freeways:
LA2050 Grant Entry Needs Votes by September 16

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 […]


Smogtown

Smogtown:
The Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles
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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, […]


On Many Agendas: Goods Movement Projects and Plans

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 […]

U.S. Truck Traffic Flows 2007 - Source: USDOG

SCAG Plan Budgets Billions for More Freeways:
A Sustainable Communities Strategy?
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SCAG 2012 Regional Transportation Plan: more trucks, more freeways, more pollution, instead of electrified rail for goods movement.


GRID, Living Streets Model, America Fast Forward: Getting Southern California, U.S. Back on Track

Transportation infrastructure for Southern California, U.S.: ideas for freight movement, biking, walking, transit need funding and support.