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7/24/2012

Expo Line Santa Monica, Bike Nation, "Carmageddon II," Road Fees, CicLAvia & More


July 24: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History(Los Angeles finally gets its first publicly-governed transportation agency in 1951)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Best Practices In Bus Dispatch: Final Report (144p. PDF)
University Of South Florida National Center For Transit Research

Bike Nation Opens Shop In Anaheim
StreetsBlog LA

Congress Has Unfinished Business On The Transportation Front
The Hill

Culver City Anxious To Realize Big City Dreams
Curbed LA

Expo Line Meeting Discusses Upcoming Santa Monica Construction Details
Santa Monica Mirror

From Coast To Coast, America Is Becoming A High-Speed Rail Nation
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

FY2012 State Of Good Repair, Bus Livability And Transit Asset Management Project Selections ("The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) will replace buses in its fleet that have met or exceeded their useful life with Clean Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles...$10,000,000)"
Federal Transit Administration

The Great Cities vs. Suburbs Rivalry, And Why It Matters
Grist

Gridlock In L.A. Oh Wait. This Time They Mean It
Central Valley Business Times

Highway Projects: Some Federal And State Practices To Expedite Completion Show Promise (52p. PDF)
U.S. Government Accountability Office

L.A. County Supervisor Michael Antonovich Wants To Overturn Current Term Limits
Pasadena Star-News

LAX's Tom Bradley International Getting Sexier Curbside Look
Curbed LA

Long Beach Airport's Renovation Aims For Resort-Like Feel
Long Beach Press-Telegram

The Long Haul To A Road User Fee (Discussion of Oregon's pilot project. "Is there potential for action on a road user fee? What is to stop Congress from simply putting its head in the sand until the "cliff" is almost here? Is the technology there? Can the privacy concerns be overcome?")
National Journal Transportation Experts Blog

"MetroFocus: Transforming Transportation" Preview (Television program "explores the diverse ways New Yorkers get around the metropolitan area and the large-scale projects that will improve our overburdened transit systems.")
WNET New York Public Media

Metro's New Late Night Rail Hours Begin This Weekend
Blog Downtown

Pros And Cons Of Center vs. Curb-Running Bus Rapid Transit
Portland Transport
Center Bus Lanes vs. Curbside Bus Lanes
City Of Boston

Road Builders Want Transportation Plank In Party Platforms
The Hill

Smart Growth America: States May Pave Over Their Own Good Intentions
StreetsBlog DC

Spreading The Gospel Of CicLAvia In South L.A.
StreetsBlog LA

States, Cities Revive Mileage Taxes As Transportation Revenue Dwindles
CivSource

Study Confirms Fewer Young People Getting Driver's Licenses
Transportation Nation




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