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Article Date May 19, 2015 from ABC7.com
A freight train derailed near Mira Loma in Riverside County early Tuesday morning, but no injuries were reported.
Article Date May 14, 2015 from The Press Enterprise
Experts spent Tuesday grappling with how Inland Southern California can reap the financial benefits of logistics yet maintain quality of life.
Article Date May 12, 2015 from Marketwatch
In an effort to expand the awareness and adoption of natural gas and alternative fuels for heavy-duty trucking and goods movement, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) will host a series of free workshops in Southern and Central California. The series begins May 12 in Riverside and continues through October in locations including Los Angeles, Bakersfield and San Diego.
Nearly a week after Los Angeles and Long Beach port truck drivers picketed terminals, rail yards and trucking companies because they want to be considered employees and not independent contractors, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday the creation of a short-haul firm that he says will become a new model for the trucking industry.
Article Date April 23, 2015 from Santa Monica Mirror
Santa Monica councilwoman Pam O’Connor joined local leaders from throughout Southern California Wednesday in pushing for long-term funding to fix the nation’s crumbling transportation infrastructure and create a first-of-its-kind dedicated freight program.
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