Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Trucks

As Professional Trucker Pool Dips in Numbers, LBCC Looks to Veterans to Help Fill Trucker Workforce

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Following a previous $440,000 grant from the California Community College Chancellor’s Office–in addition to $450,000 in industry pledges, mainly headed by the Harbor Trucking Association–Long Beach City College (LBCC) can now add an additional $211,733 from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to help boost its professional truck driving training program.< The newer grant–offered through the […]

BNSF Falsely Claims Marginalized Communities “Better Off” with Proposed Railyard; Public Hearing Tonight

In a sadly misunderstood and ill-grounded editorial, the Press-Telegram endorsed Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s (BNSF) proposed 153-acre railyard project west of the 710 freeway, the Southern California International Gateway (SCIG). The endorsement comes right before a public hearing featuring demonstrations from some 20 community organizations who will offer evidence denouncing the benefits of the project […]