Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

8/13/2010

Green Line Turns 15, Gold Line Walkability, ELA & 710, Pershing Square Garage, Driverless Cars & More

10 Web Apps To Help You With Your Transit Needs
AltTransport

American Cities Get Smart About Energy (22 U.S. cities have been named "2010 Smarter Cities" for their investment in green power, energy efficiency measures and conservation. Seven of them are in California)
Natural Resources Defense Council Smarter Cities

Amtrak Chugs Toward Record-Breaking Year
WVNS

Broadway Streetcar Opening Pushed Back: A 2014 Planned Start Will Be Reassessed As Group Focuses On Convincing Stakeholders To Help Pay For Project
Los Angeles Downtown News

Budget Impasse May Hurt Transportation Projects
San Francisco Chronicle

Calif. Bill Would Air Rail Bidders' Holocaust Role
Associated Press

Code For America
Urban Omnibus

Cycling In The City: New Momentum, But Challenges Remain
Blog Downtown

Cyclists v Drivers? They're Often The Same People: Research Suggests A Boom In Cycling Among Affluent "Mid-Life Crisis" Men And Car Owners
Guardian (UK)

Driverless Cars Hit The Road
(video : Cars that drive and park themselves are being test-driven through at least six countries)
Reuters

East LA Residents Organize Against 710 Expansion & Evictions
Uprising Radio

The Flying Car Lifts Off
Brand X Daily

The Gold Line's Walk Score
Straight Outta Suburbia

Government By The People: The Importance Of Public Engagement
The City Fix

Happy 15th Birthday, Green Line!
MetroRider LA

High Speed Rail As Economic Recovery
California High Speed Rail Blog

Higher Peak-Time Tolls Mean Less Delays
KALW

Metro's Erasable Line: Calculating Employee Ridership Equals PR Debacle
LAist

NTSB Urges Tighter Controls On Distracted Boating
USA Today

NY's New Deputy Mayor Likes BRT And Congestion Charging, But Does He Like Bike Lanes?
Transportation Nation

Pershing Square Garage Vote Delayed: Critics Say Privatization Plan Could Hike Rates At Downtown Parking Facility
Los Angeles Downtown News

Riverside Officials Press For March Area Bullet Train Stop
Riverside Press-Enterprise

San Francisco's Breaks Ground On Green Transbay Transit Center (includes several renderings of stunning new terminal which features rainwater and greywater catchement systems, wind turbines, geothermal power supply and a massive rooftop park)
Inhabitat

Subway Postponed As MTA Looks Further Into Environmental Affects, Alternative Routes
(p. 4-5 of 20p. PDF)
Beverly Hills Weekly