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Article Date May 20, 2016 from American Journal of Transportation
Addressing the House of Representative’s Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management, San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Executive Director Gary Gallegos testified to the economic importance of cross-border trade and on the unique financing approaches being explored in the San Diego region to develop infrastructure needed to safely and efficiently move people and goods across the U.S. – Mexico border.
The worst traffic in the nation is only going to intensify as Los Angeles County adds nearly 1.6 million people over the next 25 years. Add in robust growth within the logistics industry — one of our most important economic drivers — and the need for investment in our roadways, freight lines and transit network has never been greater.
Article Date April 26, 2016 from Forbes
As the Midwest’s most important economic hub, Chicago is naturally the focal point for much rail traffic.
Article Date April 25, 2016 from Highland Community News
The current state of what has become one of Southern California's crucial industries and a major economic driver across all six of the region's counties - as well as a picture of what this sector's future holds - will be on the table in full discussion at Thursday's 2016 Southern California Logistics and Supply Chain Summit.
ABF Freight System has instituted a $5.92 surcharge for each shipment going to or from California.
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