Electrification of the Freight Train Network from the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to the Inland Empire

The proposed project evaluates the benefits of electrifying the freight railroads connecting the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with the Inland Empire. These benefits include significant reduction in air pollution, and improvements in energy efficiency. The project also includes developing a scope of work for a much more detailed study, along with identifying potential funding sources for such a study.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $5000.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      California Department of Transportation

      1227 O Street
      Sacramento, CA  United States  95843

      Research and Innovative Technology Administration

      Department of Transportation
      1200 New Jersey Avneue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Thornton, Rusty

    • Performing Organizations:

      California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

      3801 West Temple Avenue
      Pomona, CA  United States  91768
    • Principal Investigators:

      Smith, R

    • Start Date: 20070601
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20080531
    • Source Data: RiP Project 15062

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01460151
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Leonard Transportation Center
    • Contract Numbers: 2007-SGP-1014, GT-70770
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:19PM