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7/10/2012

Expo Line Public Art, Beverly Hills Subway, Expo Line II, CAHSR, CicLAvia, TAP & More


Advancing High-Speed Rail Policy In The United States (88p. PDF)
Mineta Transportation Institute

Amtrak Unveils $151B Plan For Northeast High Speed Rail By 2040
Talking Points Memo

Bus Operator Awareness Research And Development Training Program (20p. PDF)
Mineta Transportation Institute

CA Senate Approves Funds For High-Speed Rail, Commuter Rail Upgrades

StreetsBlog SF

Challenges Remain For Calif. High-Speed Rail Plan
Sacramento Bee

CicLAvia Makes Way For The Space Shuttle
NBC Los Angeles

Construction Underway For Phase II Of The Expo Line ("With Phase I of the Expo Line from downtown to Culver City now complete, construction of the second phase of the Expo Line got underway at the beginning of July.")
Culver City Patch

A Different Future With California High-Speed Rail ("We live in a democracy where our elected officials, not engineers, make final decisions about projects such as this. Does an imperfect project deserve to be abandoned? I think not. It should be criticized and improved, but its weak points should not be achilles heels.")
The Transport Politic

Editorial: Slow-Speed Rail -- Bullet Train Still On Track But Faces Political Obstacles As More Lawmakers Turn Cold
Los Angeles Daily News

Experiments In Enhancing The Experience Of Public Art Along The Expo Line
StreetsBlog LA

Few People Attend Measure R Forum ("The push to inform voters about a proposed November ballot initiative to extend a half-percent sales tax for transportation projects is under way, though a forum Monday in Burbank drew only a sparse audience.")
Los Angeles Daily News

Fifth CicLAvia Event To Roll Through South L.A.
USC Annenberg Intersections South LA

GOOD Ideas For Cities: Making Transit Social
GOOD

A Guide For Implementing Bus On Shoulder (BOS) Systems (129p. PDF)
Transit Cooperative Research Program

Here's The October CicLAvia Map With Big New Route Changes
Curbed LA

How We Talk About Funding For Transit
Next American City

Inside Beverly Hills: Subway Update (recorded June 15 : video)
Beverly Hills Television via Vimeo

Inside Beverly Hills: Subway Update (recorded June 21 : video : "Featuring a roundtable discussion to encourage continued interest and dialogue on matters vital to our community. Hosted by Rudy Cole with Jody Litvak, David Mieger and Paul Taylor.")
Beverly Hills Television via Vimeo

The Hill

National Journal Transportation Experts Blog

LAist

Motor Avenue Bridge On Its Way Down For Expo Line Extension ("The old Motor Avenue bridge, which once carried streetcars to the Westside via one track, is being demolished to make way for a new two-track bridge that can carry light rail cars for the Expo Line extension to Santa Monica.")
Curbed LA

AASHTO Press Release

Governing

Mineta Transportation Institute

The Atlantic: Cities

The Hill

Santa Monica Bike Share Program Zooms Ahead
Santa Monica Lookout

Say "Hi" To California High-Speed Rail...For Better Or Worse
CityWatch

States Already Licking Their Chops Over Newly "Flexible" Bike/Ped Funds
StreetsBlog DC

The TAPture!
Militant Angeleno

"Thank God" For High-Speed Rail Funding, Gov. Jerry Brown Says
Los Angeles Times


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