Economic Gateway http://www.gatewaycog.org Gateway Cities Council of Governments News RSS Feed Fri, 24 Nov 2017 07:07:42 -0800 en-us Location, location, location http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=14581 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Finding the right location is a key consideration for those looking to build or grow a business. Whether a venture succeeds or not can depend on securing a strategic spot. The Gateway Cities COG we... Reducing emissions, improving health http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=14580 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Fri, 24 Nov 0000 15:10:56 -0800 The World Health Organization estimates that 92 percent of people live in places with poor air quality. This contributes to serious cardiovascular and respiratory problems. It’s estimated air po... Improving transportation for people and businesses http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=14579 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Long-term transportation planning is a challenge. It aims to make the movement of goods and people more efficient. Yet, to be truly effective, it must balance efficiency with factors that improve resi... Working together to end homelessness http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13945 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The crisis of homelessness in California is sobering. One out of every 332 people in the state is homeless. California is home to 21.5 percent of homeless people in the United States. Thankfully, t... Young leaders making plans for Cudahy http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13944 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cudahy, California was named for its founder, Michael Cudahy. The meat-packing magnate purchased the land in 1908, dividing it up into narrow but unusually long lots, to enable residents to farm and r... Compton is a city on the rise http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13943 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Compton, California is a city on the rise. It was recently named an "Entrepreneurial Hot Spot" by Cognetics, Inc., an independent economic research firm. It’s not hard to understand... Cerritos is at the center of it all http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13942 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Fri, 24 Nov 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Once known as Dairy Valley, the City of Cerritos, California historically had more cows and chickens than people. The city has grown a lot since then, in part because of its auspicious location in the... Bell boasts activities for all http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13941 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The city of Bell, California is a small city that’s friendly and safe. Bell features a young and diverse population and is conveniently located close to I-5 and Interstate 710. It’s just m... Harnessing technology to improve transportation http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13940 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 For most U.S. citizens, technology has become a part of everyday life. Three-quarters of Americans now have smartphones. These pocket-sized computers put a wealth of information at our fingertips. ... Reducing the commute http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13939 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Nobody enjoys sitting in traffic. Lengthy commutes have a negative impact on both mental and physical health. Those who regularly sit in traffic report increased blood pressure as well as neck and bac... Encouraging alternative transportation options http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13938 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 California has been successful in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 1 percent each year over the last decade. This is serious progress toward the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 goal of reduc... Transportation planning for the future http://www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news/?item=13937 www.gatewaycog.org/gateway/news Fri, 24 Nov 8400 15:04:50 -0800 The average Los Angeles commuter spends about 104 hours each year stuck in traffic, according to the data company Inrix. In addition to all this time wasted, that adds up to about $2,408 annually in g...