Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

8/23/2011

Gold Line Foothill Extension, CicLAvia, Freeway Murals, Montebello Buses, Long Beach Livability, Data Visualization, Infrastructure Jobs & More


Bikeways Planning Begins For North Figueroa
Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch

Los Angeles Times

CicLAvia Expands Downtown Borders
Los Angeles Downtown News

KCET

National League Of Cities

Data Visualization Student Challenge ("Do you have what it takes to apply data visualization for transportation investment or policy decisions? The United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) wants to see what you can do!")
Challenge.gov

Journal Of Commerce

Editorial: Water Trumps Rail ("A bullet train, by contrast, represents no essential public need, and Brown should rethink his advocacy of the project.")
Riverside Press-Enterprise
Failing The 21st Century (response to editorial)
California High Speed Rail Blog


Introducing GTFS-Realtime To Exchange Realtime Transit Updates (The General Transit Feed Specification was launched in June for Live Transit Updates. Now it is available to the public for app development -- including trip updates, service alerts and vehicle position)

Mapping The Urban Places Where No Transit Goes ("Living in a city can be easy without a car: Just take the bus or train. But there are people who aren't served by public transit, and who don't have a car, creating islands of stranded people in cities across the country.")
Fast Company

Mass Transit

Contra Costa Times

New Graffiti-Resistant Hollywood (101) Freeway Murals Not Theft-Resistant ("Just before Caltrans was to unveil the vandal-resistant replicas designed by four freeway artists on Monday, a drive-by burglar boosted two of them.")
Daily Breeze

Transportation Issues Daily

Washington Post

Reader Q & A: Deputy Mayor Borja Leon Responds (Questions include " If you could change one thing about transportation in Los Angeles with the wave of a magic wand, what would it be?")
StreetsBlog LA

Southern California Public Radio

USDOT Unveils Catalysts For The Future: The Digital Transportation Exchange ("The Digital Transportation Exchange (DTE) would connect citizens, businesses, state and local governments, industry, entrepreneurs, researchers, and investors though a public private partnership like never before—creating a thriving online marketplace for the agile creation of transportation solutions.")
Young Professionals In Transportation Blog

Reconnecting America

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