Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

10/04/2011

Transportation Funding, High Speed Rail, Gold Line Foothill Extension, Westside Subway, Bikes, VMT, CicLAvia, Transit Ridership and more…

America At A Loss For Transportation Funds
Forbes

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

Can Preservationists Let Love Rule?
Placeshakers

Can’t Congress Agree on Highways, At Least?
Washington Post

City leaders question regional transit plan
Moorpark Acorn

Commutercentric Videos: A Utility Cycling Roundup
Commute by Bike

Corrals & Swaps: New Ordinance Boosts Bicycle Parking
LAist

Designing Placeways: Changing the Landscape of Transportation
MDS Landscape

EMBARQ report points to need to reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled per capita in the US to meet emission and oil consumption targets; “sustainable VMT”
Green Car Congress

Event for New iShuttle Routes is Tuesday (Irvine, OCTA, Metrolink, AMTRAK)
Mass Transit Magazine

Expanded 10-mile CicLAvia bike route set for Sunday's big ride
Los Angeles Times

FHWA Announces New Approach to Calculating Vehicle Miles Travelled - Revised Methodology Ensures More Accurate Reporting on Key Transportation Statistics
Federal Highway Administration

Forum To Focus On Transportation Pollution - The Oct. 6 event will feature reports by USC and UCLA scientists, air quality management officials and other experts
Patch

Getting on in years; getting around by bus
WeHo News

Gold Line's freeway bridge designed to be Valley gateway
Pasadena Star News

KEVIN MCCARTHY: My bill would freeze high-speed rail funding
Bakersfield.com

L.A. gas price falls for 22nd straight day
Daily News

Obama calls for jobs bill in October, but Republicans say only pieces likely to get House vote
Washington Post

Progress seen on Gold Line's 210 Freeway Bridge
Pasadena Star News

Progressive Bike Ordinance One Step Away…
LA Streetsblog

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

Republicans Have Their Own Plan to Pay for Infrastructure Jobs: Oil Drilling
Streetsblog

Research Recap, October 3: Wasting Time in Cars, Booming Bicycles, Pedestrian Safety
The City Fix

Rideshare Week encourages people to carpool - Participants could save thousands of dollars a year
Ventura County Star

Senate: 'No confidence' in Obamarail
Washington Examiner

SoCal Rideshare Week- with a free Omni ride!
Riding in Riverside

Shh, you're on Metrolink's quiet carPhone calls, loud conversations and other noise or disturbances are prohibited in the 'Quiet Car.'
OC Register

South Pasadena Planning to Add 24 Miles of Bikeways
LA Curbed

Speed rail test: The world's best bullet trains
News.com

Time’s Running Out to Kickstart a Spanish Language Streetfilm
LA Streetsblog

Study: Transit Ridership Up in 2011
Transportation Nation

Two Fresh Lawsuits Filed Against Gold Line, City - Local property owner George Brokate's two latest lawsuits accuse Monrovia and the Gold Line Construction Authority of improperly pushing through Gold Line projects
Monrovia Patch

Two meetings on Beach Cities Transit set for this week
Daily Breeze

Will AB 900 Provide a Fast Track for CEQA Challenges to HSR?
California High Speed Rail Blog

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