Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

2/01/2011

Expo Bike Lane?, Sunset-405 Bridge, High-Tech Intercity Buses, Pacific Electric Photostream, New & Notable Titles, Reading L.A., Brown's Budget & More

Above It All In L.A. Traffic (Taking public transportation around Los Angeles proves surprisingly easy and enjoyable)
Washington Post

Alhambra To Discuss Response To High-Speed Rail's Aerial Structure
Pasadena Star-News

Amazing Image From The Future: The Sunset-405 Bridge Of Tomorrow: The MTA Has Released An Artist's Rendering Of What We'll See When The 405 Construction Project Is Finished
Brentwood Patch

BHUSD's Softer Approach Aims To Calm Dealings With MTA
Westwood-Century City Patch

Biggest TRB Meeting Ever Highlights Visionary Bicycle Research
StreetsBlog DC
Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting (Washington, DC : January 23-27, 2011)

Brentwood On The Bus: What Are The Odds?
Westside Today

Brown Argues For His Budget Plan In State Of The State Address
Los Angeles Times

City Submits Its Proposal To Run ONT
San Bernardino Sun

Cloud Computing In Government Explodes
Governing

Committee Of 100: Most Of The Streetcar Routes Make Sense (The Committee Of 100 On The Federal City is a non-profit planning and land-use advocacy organization which has been studying the viability of a streetcar system in Washington, D.C.)
Washington City Paper
Building A World-Class Streetcar System For A World-Class City: System Recommendations And Route Assessment (95p. PDF)
Committee Of 100 On The Federal City

Get On The Bus!: New Project Puts Endangered Species On [S.F.] MUNI Buses
Bay Nature

The High-Tech Bus Is The Fastest Growing Form Of Intercity Transportation
Transportation Nation

How Cars Won The Early Battle For The Streets
StreetsBlog Network

Interesting Pacific Electric Photographs
Various Sources on Flickr via Flickriver Application

Is A Vehicle Mileage Tax Coming To A State Near You?
Infrastructurist

More Republicans Take To Obama's High-Speed Rail Plan
AltTransport

National Bike Summit
League Of American Bicyclists

New And Notable: Reinventing The Automobile Through Personal Urban Mobility, Sustainable Urban Development Reader & Urban Design For An Urban Century
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

New San Francisco Bike Lanes Too Dangerous To Use: Shared Lanes In The Middle Of Busy Downtown Streets Are Going Unused -- Just One Of the Challenges Facing The City's Bike Plan (includes video)
Bay Citizen

Rail Transit: Reliability Of FTA's Rail Accident Database (10p. PDF)
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Reading L.A.: Louis Adamic And Morrow Mayo (Discussion of the first two titles in the foundational literature of Los Angeles' urban development. Two titles will be discussed each month for the rest of the year)
Los Angeles Times
Reading L.A.: An Update And A Leap From 25 To 27
Los Angeles Times

Twitter, Facebook Are Part Of New Terror Alert System: National Terrorism Alert System Replaces Former Color-Coded Alerts
Federal Computer Week

Watching Our Words: "Route" Or "Line"?
Human Transit

Will President Obama Raise The Gas Tax?
Washington Post

Will West LA Have A Bike Path Along The MTA Expo Line? It Depends Who You Ask
Rancho Park Online