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9/29/2011

Expo, West Santa Ana Branch, Model Street Manual, Ports, Parking, Transportation Funding and more…

25 Years Ago Today: Los Angeles' Metro Rail Red Line Subway Project Breaks Ground
Metro Primary Resources

American Jobs Act on Transportation, By the Numbers
Transportation Nation

Analyzing rail-car values in the era of longer service life
Progressive Railroading

APTA scholarship program draws talent into transit
Santa Clara VTA Youtube Channel

ARTBA Equates Delay On Highway Bill With Costly Delay On Highways
ForConstructionPros

Best Practices: 10 Communities Earn “Walk Friendly” Status (Santa Monica is on the list)
Transportation Issues Daily

Could Expo Phase II Work Be "Undone" if Westsiders Win Appeal?
Curbed LA

CSUSB rides the local transit for free
CR80 News

EDITORIAL - Cleaner air, and rules, at the Port of L.A. Diesel truck emissions there have dropped 80% in three years, proving that there's no need to phase out independent truckers in favor of unionized ones
Los Angeles Times

Farmers Field Roadside Billboard Risks - Expect a big jump in distracted, dangerous drivers, expert says
LA Weekly

FBI, federal authorities investigating El Monte Transit Village project
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

First look: Google Wallet lets you tap 'n' spend - Smartphone app is easy to use, despite some glitches
Computer World

Freeway Runs Through It: A Review of The Big Roads, by Earl Swift
Huffington Post

Going Round In Circles Over Traffic Fix
NPR

Good Jobs, Less Traffic, Better Air Quality: What Else Could You Ask For?
Fox and Hounds Daily

Grapevine train route could save $4 billion
Bakersfield.com

I-10: Soundwalls and Aesthetics
CalTrans District 7

IBM and Streetline Address One of the Great Unsolved City Problems: Parking +VIDEO
The Auto Channel

Is a Reduction of 1.5 Million New Trucks Worth Building a Rail Yard Near Residential West Long Beach?
LA Streetsblog

July 2011 Surface Trade with Canada and Mexico Rose 18.1 Percent from July 2010
USDOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration

L.A.-area commute times are bad, but not the worst
Pasadena Star News

Los Angeles Moves to Credit Card Readers and On-Street Sensors
Parking Today

Meet the Winners of Active Cities, Healthy Cities
The City Fix

Metro locks turnstiles at Wilshire and Normandie
KPCC

“Model Street Manual” for L.A. County Will Be Presented on October 6
LA Streetsblog

Ports Gain Clean-Truck Visiblity
Journal of Commerce

Port of L.A. teams with CSULB to develop seawater scrubber
Daily Breeze

Rail trade group spends $2.3M lobbying in 2Q
Yahoo! News

Republicans eye level funding of transport programs
Yahoo! News

Santa Monica Planning Commission Inquires About Esplanade Traffic
Santa Monica Mirror

SCAG Despotism Thwarts Democracy
CalWatch

Short rail line serving L.A. and Long Beach ports gets greener - Pacific Harbor Line, known as one of the least polluting U.S. railroads, will reduce pollution further by equipping part of its train fleet with advanced engines and special exhaust filters
Los Angeles Times

Shovel-Ready Series: The Five Non-Highway Projects We Should Build Now
The Infrastructurist

Slow train coming: After years of planning, cities say Orangeline project moving forward (West Santa Ana Branch Study)
Downey Beat

Start the Presses: Fare increase will get the ride it deserves (airport taxis)
Burbank Leader

Study predicting lower Monorail ridership at center of lawsuit
Las Vegas Inc.

Sunset Bridge Reconstruction; Road, Ramp Closures Beginning Sept. 30
Van Nuys News Press

Transportation lobby hopes for new stimulus
Politico

Two Highway 101 construction projects move forward
Ventura County Star

Will Obama’s Transportation Jobs Plan Avoid Funding Sprawl?
LA Streetsblog/DC Streetsblog
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