Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

6/27/2012

LA's Bike Share, 405, Measure R+, Gold Line, TAP, Westside Subway, Biking Data, Transpo Bill & More


2010 Bike Commuting Data Released
League Of American Cyclists

1,000 Days With No Transpo Bill. How Much Longer Will The Wait Last?
StreetsBlog DC

Analysis Of Bicycling Trends And Policies In Large North American Cities: Lessons From New York (63p. PDF)
Rutgers University / Virginia Tech University

Behind The Scenes Of Bike Nation's Deal With Los Angeles
StreetsBlog LA

Commentary: Subway Debate Turns Uncivil, Nasty
Westwood-Century City Patch

Drivers Test 405 Freeway Commute Without Wilshire Boulevard Ramps
NBC Los Angeles

Editorial: Measure R Is A Transit Tax; We Don't Need To Mess It Up By Extending It Indefinitely
Long Beach Press-Telegram

First Expo-Adjacent Mixed-Use Starting Work In Culver City
Curbed LA

House Rejects Further Cuts To Transportation Spending Bill
The Hill

More Murals Unveiled On The Hollywood Freeway
Caltrans District 7

MTA Executive: Gold Line Not Part Of New Measure R Plan
Pasadena Star-News

Our View: Keep ACE Funds In Measure R
Alameda Corridor East Construction Authority

Proposal To Extend Measure R: Lots Of Unanswered Questions
CityWatch

Public Transportation: Communities Of Health And Prosperity (Infographic explains numerous benefits of transit)
Credit Donkey

Report: Driving Less Won't Hurt The Economy
OTREC

A Take Out Order Of The Westside Subway Extension
Huffington Post

TAP Card Now Good For Transit On LA City Buses ("City DASH buses will now accept the "smart card" pass known as TAP (Transit Access Pass) that the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority uses.")
West Hollywood Patch

Transit Struggle: Holding Onto Affordable Housing (subscription required for full content : "Across America, rail and bus rapid transit (BRT) lines have proliferated during the past decade. Los Angeles will have a total of 71 light-rail and BRT stations operating by the end of this year...As growing numbers of middle- and upper-income Americans choose to live within walking distance of transit, the price of housing near rail and BRT lines is rising and may well escalate.")
Better Cities & Towns

Transportation Bill Is Critical For America's Productivity And Competitiveness (video)
Brookings

Vehicle Miles Traveled And Economic Growth
Cyclicious

Where Did The Senate Get The Extra Money To Pay For Its Bill?
StreetsBlog DC


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