The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the largest U.S. port system, are considering a new fee to help improve harbor infrastructure.
The Long Beach and Los Angeles boards of harbor commissioners met on Monday to discuss assessing a fee of $15 per 20-foot equivalent unit, or TEU, to raise $1.4 billion to pay for improvements to bridges, roads and rail networks. A TEU is the standard maritime industry measurement for counting cargo.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"