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Mobility 21 Warns Against West Coast Port Shutdown

Social media outlets and law enforcement report that organizers of the “West Coast Port Shutdown” are planning to gather at the Harry Bridges Park near the Queen Mary on the morning of Monday, Dec. 12. This group, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, has made a call to shutdown what they are referring […]

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What Are You Thankful For?

Sometimes it’s easy to forget about all of the great transportation innovations and options we currently have in Southern California. While improving transportation is the name of the game for Mobility 21, this is the time of year when we think about what we’re most thankful for. So, tell us — when it comes to […]

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10th Anniversary Summit in the Rearview Mirror: What Stood Out

Now that the dust has settled from the 2011 Southern California Transportation Summit hosted by Mobility 21, I can reflect a little on this year’s event, and start to dream about how to make your experience next year that much better.  So we tried a little something new this year: interactive polling in the general […]

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Can Technology Help Relieve Traffic in Southern California?

I’ve been struck recently by the ways in which technology can help us do more with less. At this year’s Summit we’ll have a breakout session that will be geared to this phenomenon as it applies to transportation. How can technology help us get more throughput from our highways, how will a new “smart grid” […]

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Why Transportation Investment Doesn’t Always Mean Raising Taxes

In the past couple weeks I’ve been speaking to folks about the need to invest in our infrastructure. I think that’s pretty straight forward: you put money and effort (i.e. man hours) into fixing and expanding the infrastructure we need to move about the region, and there should be: a) improved traffic flow b) better […]

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