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7/22/2010

Transit CIO Consortium, Mapping Bus Speed, China & LA Transpo, "Urbandwith," Metro Library Innovation & More

The 7 Best Railway Trips (photos)
Huffington Post

The 8 Sexiest Subway Systems In The World (photos)
Huffington Post

Bottom Line: Through Wesson's Tireless Advocacy, Crenshaw Corridor Gets A Square Deal
Los Angeles Wave

A Chat With T4America Director James Corless
Bike Portland

Congestion, You Say? That's What Trains Are For
Trucking Info

[D.C.] Metro Seeks To Ease Congestion On Busy Bus Routes, Saving Time And Millions
Washington Post
How Fast Is Your Bus? WMATA Maps Bus Speeds
Greater Greater Washington

Former Mayor, Others Oppose City's Plans For More Mixed-Use Development For Downtown South Pasadena
Pasadena Star-News

The Hidden (And Massive) Costs Of Letting Our Roads Deteriorate
Infrastructurist

The High Price Of BART's Expansion
San Francisco Examiner

Information Innovation: Metro Transportation Library Leads The Way
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Looking Into Los Angeles' 2010 Draft Bike Plan
StreetsBlog LA

The Mission Ahead: Recalibrating "Urbandwith" ("Short of the word “urbanism” and its modified variants, there is no one English word which holistically captures the qualities of livable cites or the associated metrics that many commentators tout and exemplify.")
Myurbanist

Nearly $80 Billion Needed to Shore Up Nation's Rail, Bus System, Study Shows
The Hill
FTA Press Release
Full-Text Report: National State Of Good Repair Assessment 2010 (35p. PDF)

Public Transit CIOs Form Consortium (12 CIOs representing some of the biggest transit agencies in the U.S. have formed a consortium that will expedite collaboration, education and the sharing of technology solutions)
Government Technology

Taking Photos In Public Places Is Not A Crime: Analysis - Too Many Officials Think taking Photos Is A Crime. Here's Why They're Wrong
Popular Mechanics

TriMet Embraces Open Source With "Open Trip Planner"
Bike Portland

Westchester: Crenshaw/LAX Corridor Update Has New Options For Maintenance Yard, Possible Second Light Rail Station
The Argonaut

Working With China To Build Public Transportation In LA
Huffington Post