The project is the Green Trade Corridor, and they hope that it will help consumer goods move quickly and cheaply between cities. And with the aid of $30 million in stimulus funds, they’re trying to do it cheaply.

From The Sacramento Bee:

Federal Maritime Administrator David Matsuda and public officials broke ground today in Stockton on a project to launch an inland marine highway linking that city’s port with those in West Sacramento and Oakland.

In February, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it was awarding $30 million in stimulus funds to a partnership to launch the project.

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