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Transportation

Autonomous Cars On The Way… What Do They Mean For Infrastructure Investment?

June 03, 2015
By: Dustin Schrader

Here in Los Angeles, the first thing visitors learn is that our public transportation system won’t get them anywhere. The second thing they learn is that, according to legend, Henry Ford is the reason why.

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Some Perspective On The Ports

February 25, 2015
By: Christopher Thornberg, PhD

If you haven’t caught the news, which would be tough given recent press exposure, it looks like the ongoing conflict between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) has finally come to an end.

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A Port Strike: More News Than Economics

July 15, 2014
By: Christopher Thornberg, PhD

Over the last few months, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association have been negotiating a new contract that will cover nearly 20,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports...

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Are The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Losing Their Edge? A Re-Valuation of Competitiveness

December 06, 2013
By: Jock O’Connell

The expansion of the Panama Canal has prompted a lot of concern about the future of not only the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach but also Southern California’s logistics sector, which serves these maritime gateways. 

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The Panama Canal Expansion: A Threat To SoCal Jobs?

November 06, 2013
By: Jock O’Connell

Together, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach handle approximately 40% of all inbound containerized trade entering U.S. seaports.

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