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4/26/2012

Expo In 2 Days, Union Station Plans, BH Subway, Planning LA, Measure R+, House & Senate Bills, LACMA Subway, Placentia Metrolink & More


6 Visions For A Dream Union Station Neighborhood Of 2050
Curbed LA

Are Recent Cuts To MTA Bus Service A Violation Of Civil Rights Laws?
Southern California Public Radio

BHPD Reports Vandalism And Theft Of Subway Signs
Beverly Hills Patch

BRU Sets Sights On President Obama, Urges Overruling Of FTA Decision On Metro Civil Rights Complaints
StreetsBlog LA

California's Population Growth To Slow In Coming Decades ("The state will benefit from the slower but still-healthy growth rate of about 1% annually, a USC report says. The decline will mainly stem from a sharp drop in immigration to California.")
Los Angeles Times
Generational Projections Of The California Population By Nativity And Year Of Immigrant Arrival (62p. PDF)
USC Price Sol School Of Public Policy
Executive Summary (3p. PDF)

Century City Rally: Constellation Station Needed "Right Here, Right Now"
Westwood-Century City Patch

Closing Argument: Damien Goodmon Talks Expo Safety At Farmdale Station
StreetsBlog LA

Contracting For Railcars And Jobs In Los Angeles ("An interesting and complicated discussion is taking place in metropolitan Los Angeles over the best way to spend public dollars, create jobs, build needed infrastructure, while simultaneously boosting U.S. manufacturing.")
The New Republic

County Supervisor Has "Serious Reservations" About Extending Measure R
Southern California Public Radio

Doctors Say "Carmageddon" Sparked A Baby Boom In Los Angeles
New York Daily News

Expo Line Critic Damien Goodmon Sounds Off
USC Annenberg Intersections South LA

Follow Our Live Updates From Today's MTA Meeting
Beverly Hills Patch

Getting To Know The Senate Conferees
StreetsBlog DC

House Names 33 Conferees To Highway Funding Bill
The Hill

House Votes To Negotiate Highway Bill With Senate
The Hill

LACMA Lobbies For Extra Purple Line Entrance: The Museum Has Offered To Pay For An Additional Entrance/Exit At The Proposed Wilshire And Fairfax Stop
Brentwood Patch

Los Angeles Isn't Planned, It Just Happens, Right? Not So Fast! (A look into the American Planning Association's inaugural city study: "Planning Los Angeles") 
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Metro Board Meets Thursday Morning For Subway Vote
Beverly Hills Patch

The Metro vs. Beverly Hills (Air Talk program, article and audio. Guests: Barry Brucker, Councilman for the city of Beverly Hills where he has also served two terms as Mayor and as Vice Mayor; President and CEO of Independent Ink, Inc., an international manufacturer of digital and security printing inks, and Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor representing the Third District; Member of the MTA Board)
Southern California Public Radio

Metrolink Station Will Be Built; Some Question Parking-Structure Addition ("The Orange County Transportation Authority is chugging along with plans to build a Metrolink station in downtown Placentia.")
Orange County Register

New Harbor Area Enterprise Zone To Go Into Effect
Daily Breeze

Patch, Metro Help Culver City Senior Take Expo Line Tour
Culver City Patch

Plan To Build Subway Under Beverly Hills H.S. Prompts Rally
KTLA

Plans For Passenger Rail From San Bernardino To Redlands Outlined
Redlands Daily Facts

Rallypalooza: Unions, Politicians Urge Purple Line Approval
Curbed LA

Ridley-Thomas Questions Timing Of Tax Measure Sought By Villaraigosa ("Saying the November presidential ballot is already "full to overflowing," Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on Wednesday expressed "serious reservations" about whether voters should also be asked to endorse a permanent extension of a half-cent sales tax for transportation, as proposed by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.")
Los Angeles Times

San Francisco: Reclaiming Streets With Innovative Solutions
StreetFilms

Showdown Nearing On Century City Subway Stop
LA Observed

Union Station Design Finalists Display Their Proposals To Revamp The Historic L.A. Site
Los Angeles Daily News

Westside Subway Extension Makes Key Stop At Metro Meeting Thursday
NBC Southern California

What Could Union Station Look Like In 2050?
LAist

Workers Rally In Support Of Westside Subway Extension: Event Held At Proposed Site Of Century City Station
NBC Southern California

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