Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

7/20/2010

Expo Line Time-Lapse Tour, L.A. 2030, Cleantech Corridor, Multi-Modal Airports, Immigrants And Transit, & More

Airports Pitch Sites As All-Purpose Transport Hubs
USA Today

Anaheim Launches Transit Website Highlighting Present And Future Mobility
TransitRider OC
A Connext

Bikes Belong On LA's Streets
Huffington Post

Bus Routes To Be Altered In September
Riverside Press-Enterprise

The City Hub: People-Managed Bike Share
Utility Cycling

A Complete Atlas Of Complete Streets
Wired
Complete Streets Atlas
National Complete Streets Coalition

Council Gives Nod To Light Rail Station Designs
Santa Monica Mirror

Debate Over HSR Routing Near LA Union Station Heats Up Again
California High Speed Rail Blog

From Online To Paper: Blogdowntown To Publish A Weekly For Downtown L.A.
(Interview with Eric Richardson who discusses new venture which begins August 5)
LAist

Germans Take Cultural Party On To Motorway (video footage of 3 million people packing a 40-mile stretch of the Autobahn to celebrate history)
BBC

Highway Closures Confuse, Frustrate
Glendale News-Press

Hop On Your Time-Traveling Segway, Let's Visit Los Angeles, 2030
Curbed LA

London Opens Bike "Superhighways"
GOOD
Routes & Maps From Transport For London

Los Angeles Cleantech Corridor & Green District Competition
(An Open Ideas competition coming soon)
Sci-ARC

Mobile Mapping While Driving: Is It Risky?
CNN

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride Through Expo Line, Complete With Pesky Kids
Curbed LA
Los Angeles Metro Expo Line, Phase II Tour, Part 1 (video : "A speedy, time-lapse trip through the disputed rail right-of-way for Metro's Expo line - currently being built from Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica.")
YouTube

OCTA Proposes Route, Schedule Changes For September 2010
TransitRider OC

Parsons Brinckerhoff Names New VP In L.A. Office
("Eugene Kim is responsible for managing PB's Los Angeles transportation planning practice, which provides comprehensive multimodal corridor planning, transportation policy and program implementation services to Southern California’s regional transportation agencies.")
Better Roads

Pasadena City Manager Michael Beck Favors Splitting Up Planning & Development
Pasadena Star-News

Planning For Demographic Diversity: The Case Of Immigrants And Public Transit
(p. 28-50 of 138p. PDF : Immigrants comprise nearly 50% of all transit commuters in California, but over time, their reliance on transit declines)
Journal Of Public Transportation

Revamping Cities To Attract The Elderly
("These efforts include everything from budgeting more public funds for elder-assistance to catering public transit to older people to lengthening the “walk” times at crosswalks.")
Infrastructurist

Top Irving Planning Official To Work For City's Nemesis (SCAG)
Voice Of OC

Transportation Planning Update, Summer 2010
(13p. PDF)
U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration & Federal Transit Administration