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10/21/2010

TIGER II Grants Announced, Good News For Ports, L.A. As Subject This Saturday, Prop. 19 & Safe Driving & More

2 Area Transportation Projects Get $36M Grants
Daily Breeze

5th Annual Archives Bazaar: L.A. History - All Day, All In One Place
(Saturday, October 23 : more than 70 libraries, archives, museums, and other historical & cultural institutions assemble to share their collections and services with the public. This FREE event at USC's Doheny Memorial Library also includes various panel discussions, documentary film screenings and educational sessions)
LA As Subject
Full-Program Listing

Bringing Transit Decision-Making Back Into The Political Sphere
Next American City

California Needs To Fix HOV Lanes
California State University, Fullerton Daily Titan

California Releases Public Safety Communications Strategic Plan
Government Technology

California Still Tops List Of Desired Home States
Los Angeles Business Journal

Council Approves Zoning For Transpo Center
Orange County Register

For Local Koreans, High-Speed Rail Means Jobs, Convenience
New American Media

It's New Years In October With Expo Line Ride-Along Video
Curbed LA

LA Congressional Delegation And US DOT Voice Strong Support For 30/10 At Crenshaw Press Event
StreetsBlog LA

A Little Relief For Local Freeways ("Once built, port officials said, the rail yard will alleviate the need for 2,300 truck trips a day to transcontinental rail hubs like those south of downtown Los Angeles that take port cargo across the U.S.")
Los Angeles Times

Living In Denial (Transportation policy expert, Ken Orski, takes a different perspective in his column, "Living in Denial". Rather placing the blame on the American public and lawmakers denying the infrastructure crisis, he applies it to the transportation community.)
Infrastructure USA

London Agency Plans International Contactless Transit Card
American Banker

Meter Jam: Evolving To A Results-Driven Campaign
The City Fix

Port Of LA Gets Grant For Project Expected To Create 2,000 Jobs
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Ports Awarded Nearly $95 Million In TIGER II Infrastructure Grants
PR Newswire

Proposition 19: Will Legalized Marijuana Lead To Unsafe Streets?
StreetsBlog LA

San Gabriel Hears From Rail Authority And Residents
Whittier Daily News

San Pedro Red Car Trolley Line To Operate For Free On Weekend
Daily Breeze

Santa Clarita Transit Offers TAP Card Purchase, Reloading Online
Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Secretary LaHood Announces More Than 70 Innovative Transportation Projects Competitively Funded Under TIGER II: Requests Top $19 Billion For $600 Million Program
U.S. DOT Press Release

Should We Raise The Price Of Street Parking?
Infrastructurist

State And Local Officials: The Litmus Test For Federal Transportation Reform
Mobilizing The Region

This Week's Poll Question: Will You Use The Planned Crenshaw Light-Rail Line To LAX?
Daily Breeze

TIGER Grant Recipients Showcase Innovation In Both Rural And Urban Communities: Program's Merit-Based Project Selection Is A Model For Next Transportation Authorization
Transportation For America

TIGER II Grants Emphasize Limited Investments In Small And Mid-Size Communities
Transport Politic

U.S. DOT Unveils Full List Of TIGER II Winners
StreetsBlog DC