SCAG Awards $7 Million for Last Mile Freight Electrification

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is awarding grants totaling $6.75 million to six projects across the region designed to promote clean transportation and reduce harmful emissions during last-mile freight and delivery operations. The six are in addition to 26 clean-energy projects that were awarded a total of $10 million late last year under …

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Imperial’s Mission Borders on Diplomacy

The city of Calexico is a fraction of the size of its sister city on the other side of the border, Mexicali.

Regional governments often serve as a venue where local agencies solve transboundary issues. But what happens when an international boundary bisects the region?  That is the issue faced by the Imperial County Transportation Commission (ICTC), which frequently engages with their regional partners in Mexico and two other sovereign nations – the Fort Yuma Quechan Indians and the …

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Stockton Diamond Makes Grade

On first view, it’s a little disconcerting. Two sets of double tracked railroad tracks cross each other at right-angles.  Its a diamond junction, named for the shape it creates when viewed from a corner.  But it feels more like a busy four-lane road intersection, except with 100-car freight trains rolling though.Welcome to the Stockton Diamond–the busiest …

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