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11/29/2010

Wilshire Rush-Hour Bus Lanes, CAHSR's First Segment, Metrolink Grant For Collision Avoidance, A Look Back At Trains Of The Future & More

The 30/10 Initiative: A Weapon Of Mass Financial Destruction
CityWatch

An Alternative To Mayor Villaraigosa's California Dreamin' Agenda: Better Buses And Bikes
Los Angeles And First

Archive Gallery: Thrilling Trains Of the Future
(Popular Science digs through their archives to unearth a collection of fantastical, futuristic trains such as amphibious monorails, suspended railways and "two-headed trains")
Popular Science
Image Gallery

Bus-Only Lanes Proposed For Wilshire Boulevard: The Lanes Would Be In Effect During Rush Hours And Would Go From MacArthur Park To Centinela Avenue, With A Gap In Beverly Hills. Residents Of Westwood's "Condo Canyon" Push For An Exemption
Los Angeles Times

California Congressman Undermines California Bullet Plans
Infrastructurist

California Planners Recommend Fresno-Hanford For First Phase Of State's High-Speed Line
Transport Politic

City Signs Off On Expo Line "Buffer Zone"
Santa Monica Daily Press

Could Price Of Ride On Angels Flight Get Too Steep?: Operators Of The Little Funicular Railway Are Weighing The Effects Of A Fare Hike
Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Rail Omen
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Editorial: Time For L.A. To Pay The Toll?
Daily Breeze

The Future Of Colorado Boulevard: Caught Between Residents' Dreams And L.A.'s Reality, Colorado Boulevard Has A Long Way To Go Before Bikers And Pedestrians Can Truly Share The Road
Eagle Rock Patch

Government Agencies Navigate The Promises And Pitfalls Of Social Media: As Law Enforcement, Transportation Agencies And Other Departments Rush To Interact With The Public Through Twitter Accounts And Facebook Pages, Guidelines For Using Social Media Have Been Slow To Follow ("At a League of California Cities conference earlier this year, two presentations illustrated the conflict: one was on the benefits of Facebook, and the other was a blunt reminder that the site falls under the Public Records Act.")
Los Angeles Times

If Only The Millions Of Thanksgiving Travelers Took The Train
GOOD

In Los Angeles, Big Step Ahead For Mass Transit
("This auto-obsessed city — a place where people love their cars almost as much as they hate the traffic — has embarked on the biggest expansion of its mass transit system in decades, an effort to change the way people navigate its sprawling and clogged streets and freeways.")
New York Times

Pringle's Double-Barreled Defense Of Anaheim's ARTIC Station
Voice Of OC

A Reality Show About...Car Parking
The City Fix
Parking Wars
A&E

Stimulus Help For State Roads, Rail Lines Almost Complete
San Jose Mercury News

Switching Gears: More Commuters Bike To Work
NPR

Transit Agencies: This Is Why You Should Have Your Data In GTFS Format With A License That Allows For Non-Commercial Derivatives
LA Subway Blog

Why Transit Will Never Be Energy Efficient
Antiplanner

Will Roads Of The Future Be Paved With Sandstone?
Next 100

WMATA Launches Website For Public Input On 30-Year Transit Plan
CityBizList