From the Bay Area Monitor: Moving Goods to Market – Streamlining a Complex System

  • by BPC Staff
  • on January 2, 2014

From the December/January Issue of the Bay Area Monitor

Moving Goods to Market: Streamlining a Complex System

Written by Cecily O’Connor


“You know that flat-screen TV in your living room?

Its arrival was made possible by the San Francisco Bay Area’s goods movement network, which transports a variety of consumer goods via container ship or plane from manufacturing sites all over the world. After arriving in a port, those goods eventually travel by train and truck to wind up on store shelves.

This network moves hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of goods in the Bay Area annually — a flow that local transportation officials and planners hope will become more efficient amid a big push to develop and streamline long-term goods movement plans.”

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