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8/17/2011

CicLAvia's New Route, Metro's New Telenovela, Beverly Hills Tunnel, Green Line And LAX & More


AEG's Designs On Downtown L.A. Stadium ("The stadium is one of two mega-projects in the works downtown. The other is a redesigned Union Station, set to be enlarged to make room for the arrival of high-speed rail service. L.A. County'sMetropolitan Transportation Authority, which bought Union Station earlier this year for $75 million, is planning to release a short list of design teams for that project in October.")
Los Angeles Times

New York Post

BART: We Will Tell You When It's Your Turn To Speak ("San Francisco's mass-transit authority shuts down cellphone service to quell protests, only to incite a louder outcry.")
The Atlantic

Beverly Hills Courier

A Chance To Look Behind The Curtain Of The Division 6 Bus Facility
StreetsBlog LA

CicLAvia Announces Expanded Route For October Heading North And South Off Original Spur
StreetsBlog LA
Announcing The October 9 2011 Route!
CicLAvia

KABC-7

Southern California Public Radio

Is California's High-Speed Rail A Boondoggle? ("Is California’s project doomed? Not necessarily. Or — perhaps a better way of putting it — not just yet.")
Washington Post

U.S. Transportation Research Board

Progressive Railroading


Metrolink's New Bike Cars (One rider's experience with and photos from a trip on Metrolink using new bike racks aboard trains)
Trainweb

San Francisco Chronicle

Houston Chronicle

Public Health Scores In L.A. Councilmember Richard Alarcon Introduces A Motion To Ban Alcohol Ads From All City-Owned Property ("The Councilman is also supporting approval of a new 10-year bus bench contract that includes a provision to prohibit alcohol ads on bus benches.")
PR Newswire

Government Technology

Los Angeles Times

Telenovela "Los Americans" To Be Broadcast On Metro Bus Screens (""Los Americans," also funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, cost $600,000 to make and is being offered free to L.A. mass transit riders.")
Daily Breeze

Pasadena Star-News

Bloomberg
Stateline



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