ANGELES COUNTY –
Continuing an effort to benefit local schools, the public agency that built the
Alameda Corridor freight rail expressway is providing 36 surplus personal
computers to five Long Beach schools.
Governing Board of the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority (ACTA) voted
Sept. 12 to donate 11 personal computers to Franklin Middle School, 10 personal
computers to Washington Middle School and five personal computers each to Long
Beach Poly High, Wilson High and Cabrillo High.
has now donated more than 65 personal computers to schools in the region.
are essential to the educational environment these days," said Los Angeles
Janice Hahn, Chairwoman of the ACTA Governing Board. "I am pleased that ACTA is
able to provide
these computers and enable the students access to these vital tools."
Chief Executive Officer James C. Hanka said the agency plans to make additional
donations of surplus equipment to non-profit organizations as agency operations
is a joint powers authority governed by the cities and ports of Long Beach and
Los Angeles. The agency built the
Alameda Corridor, a 20-mile-long freight rail expressway linking the ports to
the rail yards east of downtown Los Angeles.
The Alameda Corridor opened to freight rail traffic on April 15.
PHIL HAMPTON, Alameda Corridor Transportation
Authority, (562) 435-5551