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Entries Tagged as 'Transportation'

Transportation Committee: battery technology, state’s infrastructure need improving for ZEVs

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Transportation

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern By 2018, a minimum of 16 percent of vehicles produced for sale in California must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), a bar that has been set by the State. The Gulf’s oil crisis, stressing the consequences of dependence on petroleum, has magnified the urgency of finding sustainable, alternative fuel sources. The […]

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Surviving Great Depression and numerous recessions, Glenn E. Thomas Dodge celebrates 100th year in Signal Hill, Long Beach

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Business, News, Transportation

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Before there was ever an oil boom on Signal Hill, and when most of what is now Long Beach consisted of small farms, oat fields and cow pastures, a man named Samuel Thomas moved here from Nebraska with his family. Soon afterwards, in 1909, he purchased a small automobile dealership […]

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Street Smart

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Community, News, Transportation

The City of Signal Hill is putting its federal stimulus money to work on the Cherry Avenue Resurfacing Project. The City received $500,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to offset the cost of the $736,000 street-improvement project. According to the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans), Signal Hill was the first city in […]

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Metro meetings to update public on possible Harbor Subdivision service

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Transportation

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Authority (Metro) will conduct five community meetings in October to update the community on the findings of the Alternative Analysis Study (AA) for the Harbor Subdivision Transit Corridor. The study, launched in September 2008, is examining potential transit service along the Metro-owned Harbor Subdivision.

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