Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

7/29/2011

LA Parking, Beverly Hills Subway, Metrolink Parking, CAHSR PPP?, Velomobiles & More


National Center For Freight & Infrastructure Research & Education / Texas Transportation Institute

Brucker Discusses Subway Tunnel With State Architect In Sacramento (p. 3 of 20p. PDF)
Beverly Hills Weekly

City Council Votes To End Red-Light Camera Program ("The MTA manages 69 red light photo cameras on the Blue, Orange and Gold lines, many of which are in Los Angeles...The MTA is now reviewing it’s photo red light program.")
Los Angeles Wave

Venice Patch

University Of Minnesota Center For Transportation Studies

Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Governing

StreetsBlog LA

U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Innovative Federal Financing Is Expanded Under House Bill ("Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called TIFIA a “key component” that “has proven to be a powerful tool in getting worthwhile projects launched from the drawing board to their construction phase.”)
Transportation For America

StreetsBlog DC

The Economist

Metro's Lost World
Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor, Third District

StreetsBlog DC

Retail Traffic

Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Science Direct

GOOD

Los Angeles Times


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7/28/2011

Gold Line Foothill Extension, State Of Infrastructure, Red-Light Cameras, Green Energy, SANDAG Plan & More

$1,060: The Cost Of Decrepit Infrastructure For Your Family Last Year
StreetsBlog DC

Pasadena Star-News

Angels Flight Deemed Safe To Ride (Again)
Southern California Public Radio

Los Angeles County Department Of Public Works

Bike League: "Eligibility" For Bike-Ped Isn't The Same As "Dedicated Funding"
StreetsBlog DC

AFP

Canyon News

Huffington Post

StreetsBlog DC

Arcadia Patch

Green Energy: California Poll Finds Overwhelming Support ("Seventy percent of the sample said they commute by driving alone, with just 12% carpooling and even fewer taking public transit (8%). Seventy-six percent also said recent gas price hikes have caused households financial hardship.")
Los Angeles Times

Infrastructurist
American Society Of Civil Engineers
Press Release ("The report, the first of four scheduled by the Society, examined the country’s surface transportation infrastructure. Future reports will examine the state of the nation’s infrastructure as it relates to water and, wastewater delivery and treatment; energy transmission; and airports and marine ports.")

Infrastructurist

PBS

L.A. Council Votes To End Red-Light Camera Program At 32 Intersections Sunday ("Motorists should be aware there are other jurisdictions out there with cameras tracking motorists, such as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and neighboring cities.")
Los Angeles Daily News

Sacramento Bee


Santa Monica Mirror

San Diego Union-Tribune

Southern California Public Radio

Who Says Nobody Walks In L.A.?
Los Angeles Times

Why The Future Of Transportation Is All About Real-Time Data (looks at emerging technology applications for real-time data in transportation)
Mashable

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7/27/2011

Angels Flight, Metro Bus Service Cuts, UCLA Commuters, Gold Line Deal, Ventura County Transpo Plans, Red-Light Cameras & More


Free Speech Radio News

Los Angeles Times

The Art Of Compromise ("How will the Boxer and Inhofe framework impact the conversation about a new surface-transportation bill? How important is it that they compromised? Is a two-year bill a reasonable solution to the budget shortfalls? Or (to borrow a phrase from debt-ceiling talks) are they simply kicking the can down the road? Will the smaller components of the agreement--for example, on bicycle paths and project acceleration--help motivate the larger process of reauthorizing surface-transportation programs.")
National Journal Transportation Experts Blog

Beverly Hills Merchants Wrong To Rail Against Subway
Los Angeles Business Journal

UCLA Be A Green Commuter!

Cap Parks ("A cap park over the 101 Freeway in Hollywood, California, would create badly needed park space, improve the infrastructure, create sustainable green space, and spur economic development." A comprehensive look at the history of proposals)
Urban Land Institute

Car And Driver Magazine: "We Must Consider Alternative Transportation"
StreetsBlog Network

BostInnovation

Pasadena Star-News

Transportation Issues Daily

The City Fix

California Watch

PR Newswire

Ventura County Star
Go Ventura 2035 ("VCTC is developing Ventura County's first Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP), charting the future for transportation.")

Los Angeles Daily News

StreetsBlog LA

Taking Responsibility -- Locally ("A reliance on federal aid may not be a realistic approach in a budget-constrained future.")
The Transport Politic

Transit Trip In Trouble: OCTA-NCTD Connection Under Attack (One's ability to take public transit between Los Angeles and San Diego is now threatened due to budgetary and other issues)
More Than Red Cars

Wired
The Leadership Conference Education Fund

U.S. Transportation Research Board
U.S. Transportation Research Board Strategic Highway Research Program


KCET

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7/26/2011

Expo Update, LA Red Light Cams, Gold Line, 710 Freeway, CA High-Speed Rail, Carpooling & More


Bakersfield Californian

StreetsBlog DC

City Council Considers Allowing People To Park Cars In Front Of Own Driveways
StreetsBlog LA

South Pasadena Patch

City Owes $30,000 For Bus Cleanliness ("The City of Santa Monica owes about $30,000 that was spent during the last fiscal year in an effort to keep buses cleaner.")
Canyon News

Deep Below Park Avenue, A Monster At Rest ("Rome has the catacombs; Paris has its sewers. Now New York will have its own subterranean wonder: a 200-ton mechanical serpent’s head.")
New York Times

Los Angeles Times

San Diego Union-Tribune

Build Expo

Trucking Info

Going Wrong Way: Carpooling Shows Trend Reflects Changes In Work Patterns ("According to the most recent census data, carpooling plunged in Los Angeles County in the past 20 years from 22 percent to 11.1 percent.")
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Pasadena Star-News

Curbed LA

Inviting Them In: Using Story As A Planning Tool
Planning Commissioners Journal

Los Angeles Times

Our View: Montebello ACE Project In The Cards ("In late August, the Alameda Corridor East board is ready to approve several new grade separation projects for which funding has been provided. But one of them is on hold because the jurisdiction has not given the OK. That one involves Montebello Boulevard.")
Pasadena Star-News

Our View: Some Welcome Gold Line News For The Valley ("The excellent news for transit progress in the San Gabriel Valley came through late Friday: The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Authority and the city of Monrovia had settled a key part of their dispute over the fractious matter of putting together a large parcel of land for a rail yard in the city.")
Pasadena Star-News

Inland News Today

Southern California Public Radio

California Watch

LA Observed

Metropolis Magazine

Infrastructurist

UMass To Offer Transit Training Program ("The program, funded with a $127,284 federal grant, is aimed at training the next generation of the transit workforce and will offer students training in many aspects of transit management.")
Metro Magazine

Walk It Out: WeHo Most Walkable City In California ("West Hollywood is the most walkable city in California." Several other cities, including Santa Monica, Culver City, Beverly Hills, Burbank, El Segundo and East Los Angeles are highly ranked)
LAist

Transportation Issues Daily

Vegas Inc

StreetsBlog LA

StreetsBlog LA


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7/25/2011

Monrovia Gold Line, CAHSR At Crossroads, Expo Line, Westside Subway, Big Blue Bus, Walkable L.A. & More


Curbed LA

New York Daily News

New York Times

Sacramento Bee

California's Bullet Plans' Moment Of Truth ("Prospects for a $19 billion federal infusion - covering more than 40 percent of a $43 billion system that would be the nation's largest single investment in transportation infrastructure in decades - dim each day as Washington scrambles madly for trillions of dollars in savings to raise the national debt ceiling.")
San Francisco Chronicle

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

University Of Florida Transportation Research Center

Daily Breeze

Pasadena Star-News

Monrovia Patch

Ventura County Star

California Watch

Beverly Hills Patch

City Watch

Beverlywood Real Estate Voice

Curbed LA

New Director For Santa Monica Bus System ("Edward F. King, current executive director of the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority, has been chosen to replace Stephanie Negriff as Santa Monica’s new director of the Big Blue Bus.")
Santa Monica Mirror

Partnership For Prevention
Partnership For Prevention / Safe Transportation Research & Education Center / Booz Allen Hamilton

Los Angeles Times

Pasadena Star-News

StreetsBlog LA

The Hill

Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Los Angeles Times

Blog Downtown

Whittier Daily News

Los Angeles Daily News

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