Ports & Goods Movement
L.A. is home to the nation’s largest ports complex. Our research explores the dual challenges of poverty and pollution in the port trucking industry, and how we can create a system that solves both problems.
The report reveals, for the first time, the mistreatment of the workers who deliver Skechers’ products – primarily shoes, apparel and luggage – from ports to warehouses to retail stores around the country and around the world. …read more.
The Big Rig Overhaul: Restoring Middle-Class Jobs at America’s Ports Though Labor Law Enforcement (2014)
This report shares the experience of truck drivers at our ports as they fight for fair pay through proper classification. Labor law enforcement presents an opportunity to restore middle-class jobs at the ports. …read more.
In less than two years, the Port of L.A.’s Clean Truck Program has dramatically reduced pollution in nearby communities. But opposition from the trucking industry is threatening to derail this groundbreaking policy. This report explains why trucking companies must assume their share of responsibility for clearing the air. …read more.
Long Beach officials have set up a risky financing scheme that puts at risk the low-income port truck drivers who will rely on the program to purchase new, cleaner vehicles. This report was co-authored by the Consumer Federation of California, the League of United Latin American Citizens and the NAACP. …read more.
The Road to Shared Prosperity: The Regional Economic Benefits of the San Pedro Bay Ports’ Clean Trucks Program (2007)
This report, published before a vote by the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on a landmark emissions-reduction program to overhaul the region's port trucking system to meet new clean air requirements, estimates that the program will generate $4.2 billion over five years. …read more.
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