Sparkling clean truck: Los Angeles greenwashing almost worked.Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's controversial "clean trucks" plan to squeeze independent truckers out of the Port of Los Angeles as a favor to the Teamsters -- a green-washing plan he sold as merely a wholesome effort to r ... More >>
Welcome to California, Oklahomans.If you agree that California knows how to party, perhaps you're not alone. America's major moving van lines, United, Atlas and Allied, report that the Golden State, despite its subprime-housing crisis, a state government that's billions underwater and a rece ... More >>
Say hello to Swift Transportation. The Phoenix-based firm is one of the nation's largest trucking companies, and the biggest player in the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Trucks Program.It also has the most to lose from Councilwoman Janice Hahn's proposed boycott of Arizona -- $18 million, according t ... More >>
While Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was giving his State of the City address at the Police Administration Building yesterday, a federal trial was getting underway a couple blocks north. The trial will determine the fate of one of the mayor's most ambitious initiatives: the Port of L.A.'s Clean Truck ... More >>
The Santa Monica-based Natural Resources Defense Council has sued the Federal Maritime Trucks Entering L.A. HarborCommission to learn why the government agency tried to block implementation of parts of the Clean Trucks Program that the L.A. and Long Beach ports are trying to enforce. The NRDC had fi ... More >>
The ports say they have a plan for cleaner, safer trucks. But do they have a plan for the truckers?
And truckers get in gear to protest low wages