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National Freight Gateway Solutions


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Mike Jones; Planning and Programming, Transportation Planning at SCAG

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National Freight Gateway Solutions

  1. 1. The Implementation of Visions for Regional Economic and Environmental Sustainability 3
  2. 2. Goods Movement in Southern California 4
  3. 3. Regional ChallengesPopulation and Employment GrowthMobilityRising Trade VolumesSafety ConcernsCommunity ImpactsEnvironmental Concerns 5
  4. 4. Potential SolutionsHigh-Level commitment to collaborate amongregional, state, and federal agencies (e.g., theCooperation Agreement)Extensive private sector involvement and financingCommunity involvement (ultimately, support)A Win-win outcome:- attainment of healthful air quality- mitigation of community impacts- private sector value in return for investment 6
  5. 5. Completion of a Systems Plan for Regional Freight Movement:Beginning: Multi-County Goods Movement Action PlanIn progress: Comprehensive Regional Goods MovementPlan and Implementation Strategy 7
  6. 6. Comprehensive Regional Goods Movement Plan and Implementation StrategyThe System Plan aims to: reflect regional consensus be technically defensible address a significant part of our Region’s air quality challenges and other environmental objectives (e.g., SB 375) relieve existing and anticipated congestion support the regional economyThe Study builds on previous statewide and regionalgoods movement initiatives. 8
  7. 7. Southern California National Freight Gateway CollaborationBackgroundStakeholdersPurpose and GoalsCurrent Status and Next Steps 9