Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

5/25/2012

BH Subway, LA Walks, LA Parks, Bike Lanes, Transpo Bill & More


75 Years Ago This Weekend: California Inspires The World With One Of America's Greatest Infrastructure Projects (And Celebrations) Ever
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

After 30 Years, A Boyle Heights Intersection Gets A Traffic Light
StreetsBlog LA

Alleged Bus Driver Shooter Could Face Death ("Prosecutors charged Anthony Craig Chambers, 41, of murder with special circumstances, but have not yet decided whether to seek the death penalty.")
NBC Los Angeles

Beverly Hills Subway Approved After Fiery Films
Associated Press

Beverly Hills Subway Tunneling Under 90210 High School Approved By Metro
LA Weekly

BH Officials Ready For Court Fight Against Subway Route ("Lawsuits filed under the California Environmental Quality Act and National Environmental Policy Act could challenge Metro's plans to tunnel under Beverly Hills High School as part of the Westside Subway Extension.")
Westwood-Century City Patch

Brace, Bev Hills: Metro Approves Purple Subway To Westwood
Curbed LA

Construction Quality Assurance For Design-Build Highway Projects (8p. PDF)
Federal Highway Administration

Designing A Walking LA: An Interview With Los Angeles Walks Founder Deborah Murphy
Core 77

Infographic: The United Bike Lanes Of America
GOOD

LA's Median Park Size Is 6.66 Acres And Other Facts About Our Crappy Park System
Curbed LA
Los Angeles Park Score (Los Angeles ranks #25 out of 40 cities; includes interactive map)
Trust For Public Land

Land Use And Traffic Congestion (292p. PDF)
Arizona DOT

Los Angeles And The Case For Transit Oriented Development: TOD Since The Red Line (Part 2 of 3)
StreetsBlog LA

Metro Approves Plan To Tunnel Under Beverly Hills High School Despite NIMBY Objections
LAist

Metro Approves Subway-To-The-Sea Tunnel Under Beverly Hills High School
CBS Los Angeles

Metro Board Approves Tunneling Under High School To Reach Constellation Blvd.
Beverly Hills Patch

Metro Officials Meet With Skeptical South Pasadena Residents Over 710 Study
Pasadena Sun

Metro To Force Riders To Pay On Purple And Red Lines By Dec. 1
Los Angeles Times

MTA Plans To Lock Gates On Red, Purple Lines
North Hollywood-Toluca Lake Patch

Sen. Boxer: "Great Progress" On Highway Bill Negotiations; Deal Possible By End Of June
The Hill

A Tracking-Based Traffic Performance Measurement System For Roundabouts And Intersections (link to full-text PDF)
University Of Minnesota Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute

Transportation Board Rejects Claims That Digging Under Beverly Hills High Would Be Dangerous
NBC Los Angeles

Westwood, Century City Leaders Applaud Subway Approval
Century City Patch


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