Trucks


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 […]


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

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 […]


SR-710 Developments: 1-Najarian Metro Motion Passes; 2-Study Team Presents New Tunnel Concepts 4

¬†Ara Najarian began his new MTA Board term by getting unanimous support (including from Duarte Mayor John Fasana) for his motion asking for a clear answer as to which agency, Metro or Caltrans, has the authority to select and fund an SR-710 study alternative. Caltrans officials had asserted it had […]

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I-710 “More Lanes, More Trucks” Plan Ignores
Zero Emission Rail Alternative: Object to EIR!

I-710 plan will widen freeway, allow more trucks. Sept 28 deadline for comments.