Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

10/03/2011

LAX, Bikes, Infrastructure Funding, High Speed Rail, Westside Subway, Sidewalks, and more…

App helps drivers find and compare parking spots
Los Angeles Times

Behind the scenes at LAX: LAX, the world's seventh-busiest airport handles 1,700 flights a day and 61 million passengers a year. Here's a look at its special challenges and the folks who make it work anyway
Los Angeles Times

Beyond the Trip to Work: The National Household Travel Survey
Straight Outta Suburbia

Buffered Bike Lanes vs. Bicycle Passing Lanes
Active Right of Way

California motorists leading the way on using less gasoline - In the first six months of this year, Californians used nearly 7.3 billion gallons of gasoline, down 1.7% from the same period last year and off 3.5% from the first half of 2002. And that's despite adding drivers
Los Angeles Times

California Voters on State Spending and High-Speed Rail
San Francisco Chronicle

Caltrans announces Interstate 5 freeway closures
La Cañada Valley Sun

CicLAvia Could Get a $200,000 Grant from Los Angeles
KCET

Council Hires Firm for Peer Review of Subway Project
Beverly Hills Courier (pages 1 and 15) .pdf file

Delays plague the opening of LA's light railway - The line is due to connect the downtown area with Culver City
The Art Newspaper

Economists Say Obama Plan Would Avert Recession
Journal of Commerce

E-cyclist pedals over 1600km into record books
Gizmag

FAQs: CicLAvia For Beginners on October 9 in Los Angeles
LA Weekly

Faulty Assumptions In The TTI Urban Mobility Report
Planetizen

Governor Brown vetoes another pro-transit bill
Calitics

Grapevine bullet train route could save $4 billion, report says
California Watch

House GOP Changes Course on Infrastructure
Wall Street Journal

House Leaders Looking for Extra Revenue to Avoid Slashing Highway & Transit Programs
AASHTO Journals

Intermodal Traffic Powers to All-Time Weekly High
Journal of Commerce

Jerry Brown signs bill protecting project labor agreements
Sacramento Bee

LA bike parking spots to increase w/ new plan
ABC News

L.A. council approves plan requiring more bike racks
Daily Breeze

Los Angeles Metro Regional Connector
The City Obscure

Metro Goldline Foothill Extension Crossings (educational video)
Goldline Construction Authority via Youtube

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

Nobody Walks in LA. But We Do Ride Bikes
Gas 2.0

Omnitrans urges commuters to park it,-their car that is, and try transit for free during Southern California Rideshare Week, Oct. 3 through 7
Omnitrans

Opinion: We already have the infrastructure bank we need
Washington Post

Postal Service Encourages Ride Sharing - Postage Stamps Help America Go Green
USPS

Report Highlights Land Use around Stations As Key to High-Speed Rail's Success
AASHTO Journal

Reading L.A.: Think Southern California is unplanned? Think again
Los Angeles Times

Reinventing the Urban Interstate: A New Paradigm for Multimodal Corridors (.pdf)
Transportation Research Board

Sen. Boxer has high hopes for Obama jobs bill
San Francisco Chronicle

Shovel-Ready Projects: They Exist, And We May Need Them For A Long Time
Huffington Post

Steve Scauzillo: It's still safe to ride bikes in Los Angeles
Whittier Daily News

South Pasadena City to Hold Meeting on Bicycle Master Plan
South Pasadena Patch

Street Smarts
Time

Title VI Requirements and Guidelines for Federal Transit Administration Recipients (new draft) The final circular will supersede FTA Circular 4702.1A "Title VI and Title VI-Dependent Guidelines for Federal Transit Administration Recipients," dated May 13, 2007 (.pdf)
Federal Transit Administration

TRANPORTATION FUNDS: Momentum seen on Obama's jobs plan
Press Enterprise

Transportation’s long-term versus short-term dilemma
Land Line

Transportation Meeting: Westside Subway Extension
Larchmont Buzz

Why Are There So Many Cracks in L.A.'s Sidewalks?
LAist
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