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Port of Long Beach to Be Featured on The Science Channel’s “Strip the City” Tonight

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach The Science Channel’s “Strip the City” program, which uses computer-generated imaging and animation to “peel back” a city layer-by-layer, will highlight the intricate work of building a new bridge at the Port of Long Beach, in an episode that will begin airing Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m.

METRANS Gets $2M Grant to Study Transportation Competitiveness

METRANS Transportation Center The METRANS Transportation Center, a partnership between the University of Southern California and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), recently received two awards from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DoT) University Transportation Centers (UTC) program.

Councilmember O’Donnell and Others Seek to Protect Long Beach From Costs Associated With 405 Improvement Project

405 Freeway Councilmember O’Donnell along with City staff are formulating a strategy to address concerns of the 405 Freeway Improvement Project, including a proposal to require Long Beach to pay for a portion of the project costs.

Pier T Avenue Off-Ramp to Permanently Close for New Bridge Construction July 9

pier-t-detour2 The Pier T Avenue off-ramp from westbound Ocean Blvd. will permanently close at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, as construction begins on Terminal Island to replace the Gerald Desmond Bridge. Alternate routes will allow for continued access from Ocean Blvd.

Public Invited to Attend Public Hearing on I-405 Improvement Project Wednesday, July 24

405 Freeway The public will have an opportunity to comment and ask questions about the proposed California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) project to widen the I-405 from Costa Mesa to the Orange County/Los Angeles County border on Wednesday, July 24 at the Hill Classical Middle School in Long Beach.

LGB Continues to Offer The Lowest Fares in California, Second Best in U.S.

lowest fares in California For eight consecutive quarters, average domestic air fares at Long Beach Airport (LGB) are the lowest in California, and the second-lowest in the United States, according to the U.S Department of Transportation (DOT). “Long Beach Airport provides excellent service to a wide range of destinations at a very economical price,” Mayor Bob Foster said.

The I-710 Corridor Project Draft EIR/EIS Released, Now Available for 60-day Public Review

710-eir The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), the Gateway Cities Council of Governments, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and the Interstate 5 Joint Powers Authority have released the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) on the I-710 Corridor Project for a 60-day public review.

Holding Steady; LGB Maintains Lowest Airfares In California For Third Consecutive Quarter

Most Affordable Airport in United States For the third consecutive quarter, Long Beach Airport (LGB) has the lowest average airfare in California and the second lowest in the continental United States, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The average round-trip domestic airfare at LGB was $229 during the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to the national average of $368 during the same period.

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