The new “Inland Empire Intermodal Terminal demonstrates our commitment to intermodal and the strength of Union Pacific’s franchise to grow quickly and strategically using our existing footprint,” Executive Vice President-Marketing and Sales Kenny Rocker said.

UP to Launch Southern California Terminal

Union Pacific (UP) will open a new intermodal terminal located near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in second-quarter 2021 to expand shipper access to Chicago, Ill., and other key markets.

The $106.4 million LOSSAN-SD Intermodal Improvement Program is one of nine passenger and freight rail projects receiving support from the California Transportation Commission.

CTC Awards $392.4MM for 10 Freight, Passenger Rail Projects (Updated)

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) will distribute $392.4 million to 10 freight and passenger rail projects as part of its recent approval of $2 billion for 56 state projects that will reduce traffic, improve goods movement and increase transit service, among other measures.

From Plastic Waste to Fuel—Improving the Environment

It’s not the plastic water bottle that causes the most harm to sea birds, but the cap, which is mistaken for food. A non-profit in Hawaii ensured that more than 1.2 million plastic caps and lids will never get into the environment and harm sea birds by taking action to collect and recycle them. But this is no ordinary type of recycling, which aims to turn a plastic product back into another plastic product with the addition of more plastic.

Port of Long Beach Selects HDR for $870MM Rail Project

The Port of Long Beach, the largest U.S. intermodal import gateway, has selected HDR to perform the final design as it moves ahead with its $870 million Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility Project to streamline rail operations and reduce bottlenecks.

Record container traffic in FY18 for Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach, the largest U.S. intermodal import gateway, set an all-time record for container volume in fiscal 2018.

Toyota port automobiles

Port OKs Toyota plans for green Long Beach terminal

A major automotive customer of Southern California’s Port of Long Beach will redevelop its transloading marine center in a bid to improve the hub’s efficiency.

GE: Big Data for a big port

A pilot project utilizing advanced analytics software from GE Transportation is under way at the Port of Long Beach, Calif., the busiest port complex in North America. Designed to improve container movements at three of the port’s six container terminals—Long Beach Container Terminal, Total Terminals International and International Transportation Service—the two-month project incorporates GE’s Port Optimizer™ software to access data to move containers more efficiently.

GE to test Port Optimizer at Long Beach

GE Transportation and the Port of Long Beach, Calif., are collaborating to improve cargo flow at the busiest port complex in North America.