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Posts Tagged ‘Long Beach’

Long Beach, CA: The Dive Team’s New Boat

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Long Beach, CA: The Dive Team’s New Boat

The Port’s newest addition to its small fleet of vessels, the LCM8 Sea Force. POLB is excited to have this boat for the use of the dive team and for emergency and disaster response.

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Long Beach, CA: Separated Bike Lanes

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Long Beach installed separated lanes in the downtown area. A study one year after installation shows (1) bike ridership has increased by 33% along the street, (2) pedestrian use has increased by nearly 15%, (3) bike accidents are down 80 percent from 5 per year to 1, (4) vehicle accidents are down nearly 50% from […]

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Long Beach, NY: Post Hurricane Sandy LIRR Restores Electric Train Service

Monday, November 26th, 2012

LIRR restores weekend electric train service on Long Beach branch Sunday, November 25; weekday electric – LIRR2010 on YouTube

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New Bike Lanes in Southern California’s Most Bike-Friendly City

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Go take a ride down 3rd Street and Broadway to see the brand new bike lanes and bike signals!

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Long Beach, CA: Protected Bike Lane

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

This innovative, pilot project will create the first separated bikeway in Southern California, in Downtown Long Beach along Broadway and 3rd Streets — between Alamitos Avenue and Golden Avenue.

This will create an attractive transportation alternative for travel into downtown, including the 79 percent of downtown workers who drive alone to work each day. It also creates a more livable environment for the increasing number of residents who make downtown their home.

For more information, please visit http://www.bikelongbeach.org

-LongBeachCityCA on YouTube

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The Good Haul: Innovations That Improve Freight Transportation and Protect the Environment

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
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ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND
Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, but it comes at a high price for the environment and local communities. Moving freight creates traffic congestion, greenhouse gas emissions, toxic air pollution and noise in local communities. Without thoughtful infrastructure and operations improvements, projected increases in trade threaten to make these problems worse and place greater strains on the nation’s aging infrastructure.

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