Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA)
Alameda Corridor Light Rail
1998 to 2003
Job Training & Development Program
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.
- 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.
Pickett & Associates, LLC provided legal and workforce outreach services for Jenkins/Gales & Martinez, Inc. (JGM).