Report: Amtrak critical for California residents, economy

May 13, 2016

Written by Business Journal Staff, The Business Journal

A report released today by the nonprofit organization TRIP, a national transportation research group founded in 1971, identifies the critical value the Amtrak San Joaquins line plays for California residents — and the state’s economy.Website Insert Perfect Answer copy

TRIP provides data about transportation projects and policies that help to relieve traffic congestion, improve surface travel, road and bridge conditions, and reduce the impact on air quality, while also promoting economic development and quality of life for Californians.

Their new report, “Project Green Light: Moving California’s Critical Transportation Improvements Forward,” addresses 125 transportation improvements in California that are critically needed in the four major urban areas as well as projects across the state. The projects detailed in the report are those that are able to improve the quality of life for California residents, spur and enhance economic growth and competitiveness, and encourage job growth.

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