Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

10/10/2011

Gold Line Foothill Extension, Metro TAP, CicLAvia, Model Street Manual, Infrastructure Bank, Streetcar Appeal & More

The Appeal Of Modern Streetcars Continues To Mount, But There Are Obstacles To It Bringing Mobility Gains
Transport Politic

Brown Vetoes 3 Foot Passing Law
Cyclelicious

Bullet Train's Environmental Benefits Remain Murky
California Watch

CicLAvia: A Car-Free Day In Downtown LA ("For five hours in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday, an estimated 130,000 bicycle riders, skateboarders and walkers ruled the road.")
KABC-7

CicLAvia Founders Take Over L.A., Consider San Fernando Valley Route For Bicycle Event
Los Angeles Daily News

CicLAvia Tries To Attract Other Cities ("This time, event organizers will show representatives from six cities how to start their own event.")
Los Angeles Times

Cycling For Everyone (video : The world's cycling experts share their experiences in bike advocacy)
Dutch Cycling Embassy via Vimeo

Cyclists Roll Through Downtown L.A., East Hollywood And More
(CicLAvia)
Los Angeles Times

Does The Elusive Infrastructure Bank Already Exist?
StreetsBlog DC

Gold Line Officials Exempted From State's Conflicting-Offices Law
Los Angeles Times

Let Me Tap, Tap, And Tap With My TAP
Plus Metro

Metrolink Rolls Out 10 New "Bicycle Cars"
Southern California Public Radio

Model Street Manual: A Generic Road Map To Sustainable Transportation Planning
StreetsBlog LA

[New York] MTA Declares More Subway "Holidays ("An MTA pilot program that has declared a slew of historically lower-ridership days -- such as Columbus Day and New Year’s Eve -- “minor holidays” is making its debut, a change that will provide fewer trains on seven lines and an initial savings of $200,000 a year.")
New York Post
National Infrastructure Bank: More Bureaucracy & More Red Tape
(October 12 : live webcast)
U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

New App Let's Bus Riders Find Nearest Stops
Ventura County Star

Officials Warn Monday Commuters To Avoid The 710 Freeway
Los Angeles Times

SANBAG Seeks Fed Funding For Nationally Significant Project
San Bernardino Sun

San Francisco Bay Area Enacts Sea-Level Rise Policy: Among The First Of Its Kind, The Regulations Will Force Developers To Assess Flooding Risks And To Seek State Approval On Projects
Scientific American

Seeking The Steve Jobs Of Transit
Human Transit

September Jobs Report Emphasizes Need For Infrastructure Jobs
Infrastructurist

Should Seattle Spend Millions To Plan More Streetcars? Proposition 1, A $204 Million Plan To Boost Transit, Street And Bicycle-Pedestrian Funding In Seattle, Might Also Decide Whether The City Makes A Huge Future Investment In Streetcars
Seattle Times

SMART Muni App Designed Over A Weekend
San Francisco Chronicle

South Pasadena To Create 24 Miles Of Bikeways
Los Angeles Times

Supreme Court Allows Pollution Fees On Sprawl To Continue
Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Weather Hurts Attendance At Commute 90067 Event
Westwood-Century City Patch

With Conflict-Law Exemption, Reyes Wants To Rejoin Rail Board
Los Angeles Times

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