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Article Date June 24, 2016 from Los Angeles Daily News
With the adoption of Assembly Bill 32 in 2006, California established ambitious greenhouse-gas reduction goals to combat the growing effects of global climate change. For the past decade, the state has implemented a variety of programs to help meet this mandate, including establishing a cap-and-trade auction.
For many decades, car companies complained almost every time new safety and air quality regulations came up. They said that they couldn’t do it because the technology wasn’t ready or would be too costly.
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.
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