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January 22, 2007 8:30 AM, EST

Calif. Aims to Cut Emissions, Improve Four Freight Corridors

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Trucks operating in California would be required to meet tighter emission standards under a plan proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) to spend $3.1 billion in bond money to improve four key freight corridors. California’s Goods Movement Action Plan outlined nearly 200 projects — in the Bay Area, Los Angeles-San Bernardino region, San Diego border region and the San Joaquin Valley — meant to improve the state’s port and highway infrastructure. The plan also recommends environmental and regulatory changes.The California Air Resources Board should “modernize, replace and or retrofit private truck fleets” within the next three years, the plan stated.For the full story, see the Jan. 22 print edition of Transport Topics. Subscribe today.