Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA)


Alameda Corridor Light Rail

Project Value:

$2.4 Billion


1998 to 2003


Job Training & Development Program

Project Description:

The Alameda Corridor is a 20-mile-long rail cargo expressway linking the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to the transcontinental rail network near downtown Los Angeles. It is a series of bridges, underpasses, overpasses and street improvements that separate freight trains from street traffic and passenger trains, facilitating a more efficient transportation network.ACTA Project View of Bridge

Services Highlights:

  • Designed and implemented a comprehensive job training and development program for local residents.
  • Successfully trained over 1,280 local residents. Employed 1,000 residents. 637 placed in union apprenticeship.
  • Obtained $285M in contracts awarded to Disabled-Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) meeting the program goal of 22 percent of all contracts.

PartnersACTA Project Rail System

Pickett & Associates, LLC provided legal and workforce outreach services for Jenkins/Gales & Martinez, Inc. (JGM).