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Transportation & Goods Movement

clientuploads/Council Icons/TGM.pngThe Transportation & Goods Movement Council addresses all issues related to our region’s mobility — highway, rail, air and transit. The council advocates on federal, state and local issues and champions positions that will provide system-wide, regional solutions. The council highlights the importance of transportation and goods movement to the region and nation’s economy, while encouraging balanced and sustainable communities. 



NEXT MEETING

 

Rep. Hahn and Reducing Port Congestion

Tuesday, Nov. 4
10 - 11:30 a.m.

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The last reauthorization of the federal transportation bill called for the creation of a National Freight Network (NFN) to assist states in strategically directing resources toward improved movement of freight on highways. In July of 2014, Rep. Janice Hahn introduced the National Freight Network Trust Fund Act of 2014 which would provide funding for a NFN Grant Program. Join us to hear Rep. Hahn speak about the legislation and how it could help improve the competitiveness of L.A.'s two ports.

Members will also hear from Port of L.A.'s Commissioner David Arian regarding the increased congestion L.A.'s ports have been experiencing recently and some of the short and long-term solutions the Port of L.A. is considering implementing to improve its operations.


L.A. Area Chamber
350 S. Bixel St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Click here for directions to the Chamber 

 

MEETING AGENDAS, PRESENTATIONS AND HANDOUTS

January Agenda
February Agenda
April Agenda, Metro's Presentation, Mobility's Presentation
June Agenda, Presentation
July Agenda, Presentation
August Agenda, CALTRANS' Presentation, Port of Long Beach's Presentation
September Agenda
October Agenda, AQMD Presentation & CARB Presentation
View past meeting information

 

TENTATIVE 2014 DATES

This council meets on the first Tuesday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m. Meetings will either be at the L.A. Area Chamber.

DATE Feb. 4 April 23 June 3 July 1 Aug. 5 Sept. 9 Nov. 4
LOCATION Chamber Chamber Chamber Chamber Chamber Chamber Chamber