Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

10/05/2011

710, Beverly Hills/Subway, Car Sharing, TOD, Intersections, New Starts, Fare turnstiles, National Infrastructure Bank, Regional Connector, High Speed

20 Miles of Sharrows in One Weekend…More Facts and Figures from LADOT
LA Streetsblog
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LA Bike Blog

710 freeway extension remains key issue - Two candidates say threat of freeway construction is a priority
Glendale News Press

APTA: public transit grows to $55 billion industry
Railway Age

Beverly Hills Mayor Battles Metro's Proposal to Tunnel Under BHHS - Patch sat down with Mayor Barry Brucker to discuss his thoughts on the city's efforts to stop an MTA subway from going under Beverly Hills High School
Westwood Century City Patch
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Beverly Hills Patch

Bob Hope traffic continues to slide - The rate of the drop is lower than earlier in the year but is considered an improvement
Burbank Leader

Brown signs bill giving South Pas a say on 710
Glendale News Press

Bureau of Transportation Statistics: Webinar Outreach Series – Transportation Services Index
USDOT/Research & Innovative Technology Administration

Car Sharing 2.0 Leaps Forward in Paris
Transport Politic

CicLAvia bike event to be held Sunday in downtown L.A.
Daily News

COLTON: Rail overpass prompts other projects - The $202 million Colton Crossing is set for construction next month, with an underpass and track relocation to follow
Press Telegram

Cubic hosts 'I Heart My Card' video contest
Contactless News

Cutting Car Use at the Neighborhood Level
The Atlantic - Cities

El Monte Walks Towards a Healthier Future
LA Streetsblog

Final Hollywood Community Plan: If You Build Transit-Oriented Development, They Will Come
LA Curbed

Foothill Construction Authority Releases New Video: "Designing Safe Crossings"
GoldLineBlogger via Youtube

FTA 'Dear Colleague Letter': Streamlining the New Starts Project Timeline
Federal Transit Administration

Get on the Bus (With Everybody Else)
DC Streetsblog

Governor signs bill to bolster "buy America" rules for new buses and train cars (AB1097)
Contra Costa Times

High-speed rail business plan release is delayed
SF Examiner

How Intersections Sense What Will Zoom By
Governing Technology

Jose Gomez-Ibanez on Global Transportation Challenges
Harvard Kennedy School
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interview via Youtube

Kerry Cavanaugh: Metro gets tougher on fares (locked turnstile testing)
Daily News

Leave your car at home and Bike It! Walk It! - Schools across the district including Franklin Elementary, Roosevelt Elementary, Lincoln Middle School. JAMS, Edison Middle School, SMASH, SAMOHI, Malibu High and several more are encouraging students to reduce their carbon footprints by biking, walking, skateboarding, riding scooters and taking the bus
Examiner

Mica's Revenue Search & GARVEE Bonds Making News
AASHTO Transportation TV

Monrovian Files 2 More Lawsuits Against Gold Line for Total of 6
LA Curbed

National Infrastructure Bank – Issues & Recommendations Paper
Transport Gooru

New app lets bus riders find nearest stops
Ventura County Star

Rise of Urban Biking
The Nation

Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood named a 'Great Street'
Los Angeles Times

Station Plans Shrinking in Regional Connector Designs?
BlogDowntown

Urban analysis - Researchers look to new data, tools to better plan successful cities
Boston Globe

Walking With Headphones: Only Dangerous Sometimes
The Atlantic - Cities

WHO: Air Pollution Kills More Than 2 Million People Each Year
The City Fix

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