Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

3/04/2011

LA Carpool Lanes For Solo Drivers, Arroyo Parkway At 70, Downtown Regional Connector, Union Station History, Beverly Hills Subway & More

San Francisco Chronicle

Arroyo Seco Parkway At 70: The Unusual History Of The "Pasadena Freeway," California Cycleway & Rare Traffic Plan Images (A look at how the oldest freeway in the United States came about)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Beyond Bus v. Rail: A Nuanced Approach To Evaluating Transit
StreetsBlog Network

Orange County Register

The Hill

Redlands Daily Facts

Los Angeles Times

Mobilizing The Region

The Federal Transportation Bill Is A Health Care Bill
StreetsBlog LA

Getting Back To Golden: Jobs, Transportation & Sustainability In Southern California (May 5-6, 2011 : La Quinta, Calif.)
Southern California Association Of Governments

Glendale News-Press

Pasadena Star-News

Human Transit

Infrastructurist

NBC Los Angeles

Curbed LA

GOOD

KHTS

CNN

Mass Transit

Riverside Press-Enterprise

One State, Many Regions, Our Future: Tracking Progress Toward Sustainability (92p. PDF)
Southern California Association Of Governments

Opinion: Transportation's Road To Recovery (written by three prominent politicians: a Democrat, a Republican, and an independent)
Politico

Pasadena City College Courier

California High Speed Rail Authority Press Release


Beach Reporter

Huffington Post


UCLA Daily Bruin

Union Station And The Dream Of Flying Buses ("With the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's agreement last week to purchase the facility, and its announced intention to "retain the historic nature of Union Station and prepare it to serve as a world-class 21st century transportation hub," interest has been renewed in the future and the history of L.A.'s 71-year-old passenger terminal. While the future is now in Metro's hands, we can turn to Southern California's archives for a glimpse of the station's past.")
LA As Subject via KCET SoCal Focus

YikeBike: Foldable Bicycle Runs On Electric Power (video)
Huffington Post

3/03/2011

Metro Real-Time Bus Info, Hollywood Central Park, Highway Strategies, Big Blue Bus, Biofuel, Environmental Film Festival & More

San Francisco Chronicle

Treehugger

Discovery

Santa Monica College Corsair

Washington Examiner

Pasadena Star-News

Wall Street Journal

The City Fix

The Federal Approach To Surface Transportation Is Fragmented, Lacks Clear Goals, And Is Not Accountable For Results (pp. 53-56 of 345p. PDF : found in: Opportunities To Reduce Potential Duplication In Government Programs, Save Tax Dollars, And Enhance Revenue)
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Hamilton Project via Brookings
Full-Text Report (36p. PDF)
Hamilton Project
Policy Brief (8p. PDF)
Hamilton Project

USC Annenberg South Los Angeles Report

ExpertClick
Hollywood Freeway Central Park

Transportation Nation

AltTransport

The Source

Metro Muddle Continues ("Tonight is the Metro San Fernando Valley Governance Council meeting at which Metro staff are slated to offer up for the Council to consider amended service change proposals with the changes in part responding to the input of the public heard at the hearings held last month...Too bad as of this morning Metro hasn’t posted on its website the agenda or any details about what the amended staff recommendations consist of.")
StreetsBlog LA

USC Annenberg South Los Angeles Report

Governing

Denver Post

Transportation Nation

Los Angeles Times

New York Times

Dallas Morning News

Transportation Nation

Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

3/02/2011

CAHSR In L.A., MTA Social Media, Congestion Pricing, Efficiency Of Trucking & More

America's 10 Most Toxic Cities: Philadelphia Has Gobs Of Superfund Sites And Poor Water Quality. California Metros Claim The Unhealthiest Air (Los Angeles ranks #6)
Forbes

StreetsBlog LA

California Streets

KALW

StreetsBlog LA



KABC-7

Glimmers Of Hope For Transit Funding ("Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield has introduced AB 650, a bill that promises to help California set a path out of its transit funding problems.")
Environmental Defense Fund Way2Go Blog
California Legislature 2011-2012 Regular Session

CityWatch

Government Considers Controversial Building Deals ("Public-private partnerships are becoming more attractive as cash-strapped governments search for ways to overhaul aging roads and bridges. But they are also fueling a debate over the role of government in providing roads, bridges and other major transportation projects.")
Associated Press

Mass Transit

The Atlantic

Mass Transit

StreetsBlog LA

Los Angeles Wave

San Francisco Chronicle

Labor/Community Strategy Center

Santa Monica Daily Press

U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

Infrastructurist

3/01/2011

Expo Line & Big Blue Bus, LA Bicycle Master Plan, CAHSR EIR, Mulholland Bridge, US Government Shutdown, Gas Prices, ZipCar & More

StreetsBlog DC

Los Angeles Times

Big Blue Bus Wants You ("The Expo line is coming in just a few more years, and the Big Blue Bus company doesn't want to be caught unprepared. The transit company is studying its routes, line-by-busline, to decide how to serve the public more efficiently and how to adapt when the train comes to town.")
Santa Monica Lookout

Booz Allen Wins $113.8 Million U.S. Department Of Transportation Contract ("Multiple-award IDIQ contract in support of the FHWA Research and Innovation Technology Administration Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office.")
InfoTech Spotlight

California High Speed Rail Blog

Complete Streets Conference Packed 2/25/11
L.A. Eco-Village Blog

The Direction Of Technology In Transportation: Where Is Technology Taking You? (Leonard Transportation Center Transportation Forum : Ontario, CA : Friday, May 13, 2011 : "From bus rapid transit, to autonomous vehicles, and even intelligent infrastructure, technology is permeating every mode of transportation. Each mode incorporates technology in the hopes of decreasing traffic congestion, improving air quality, and moving people and goods in a safest manner possible.")
Leonard Transportation Center, Cal State San Bernardino

StreetsBlog LA

Los Angeles Times

Grist

Planetizen

This Big City

GOOD

Los Angeles Downtown News

CityWatch
Transit Coalition

Sustainable Business

Los Angeles Times

Encino Patch

Human Transit

Wall Street Journal

Infrastructurist
Harris Interactive

Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Transportation Research Board

GOOD

Los Angeles Downtown News

Blog Downtown

Human Transit
Sydney Morning Herald

KING-5

Planetizen

StreetsBlog DC

Daily Breeze

New York Times

2/28/2011

L.A.'s DIY Complete Streets, 710 Plans, Union Station History, Downtown Streetcar Funding Approved, 405 Bridge & More

$1 Million Approved For Streetcar ("The new funding and existing allocations by the Community Redevelopment Agency are enough to take the streetcar through its environmental and engineering phases.")
Blog Downtown

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Human Transit

Los Angeles Downtown News

San Diego Union-Tribune

Los Angeles Daily News

Sacramento Bee

California High Speed Rail Blog

StreetsBlog LA

The Colourful Buses Of Seoul (In Seoul, buses are color coded to indicate which direction they're going, and how quickly. The system "goes a long way toward solving the bus legibility problem.")
Re:Place

Contactless Fares To Be Rolled Out Across London Transport Network ("Payment to allow contactless payment across the “entire transport network” with a compatible bank or credit card.")
MayorWatch

Washington Post
Commuter Page

Palm Springs Desert Sun

Expanding Downtown ("As the transit system becomes more congested, because of job expansion and a lack of transportation improvements, the cost of transportation into the core — in terms of time and money — will increase. This will reduce the appeal of locating offices downtown and encourage new construction to be residential rather than office-based.")
Transport Politic

Newsweek

The City Fix

L.A.'s DIY Complete Streets ("LA’s car oriented designed streets have become a creative canvas of guerilla interventions by LA’s ethnic communities as they retrofit them to ft their needs. Places like Koreatown, the Fashion District, Chinatown, Little Armenia, and the urbiquous Latino neighborhoods illustrate these creative interventions.")
StreetsBlog LA

Beverly Hills Housing

StreetsBlog LA

LA Weekly

Opinion: Rebuilding SB Valley Economy (The mayors of San Bernardino, Redlands, Highland, Colton and Loma Linda detail infrastructure plans and their "collective responsibility to ensure we make the strategic investments required to rebuild our regional economy and ensure its vibrancy and sustainability for the 21st century. Our highest priority has been modernizing our region's transportation infrastructure to ensure our valley is economically attractive to businesses, jobs and residents.")
San Bernardino Sun

California High-Speed Rail Blog

Glendale News-Press

Infrastructurist

San Francisco Chronicle
California Public Utilities Commission Press Release

Miller-McCune

New York Times

Blog Downtown
Blog Downtown