Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

7/05/2012

Regional Connector, Bullet Train Showdown, Orange Line, I-710, Union Station & More



6 Concepts Metro's Considering For A 405 Transit Project

Curbed LA

2011 Urban Congestion Trends: Improving Travel Reliability With Operations (8p. PDF)
Federal Highway Administration

Bicycle Road Safety Audit Guidelines And Prompt Lists (87p. PDF)
Federal Highway Administration

Bullet Train Could Shoot Down Brown's Tax Initiative
Los Angeles Times

Caltrans, Metro Seeking Public's Voice On Proposed Major 710 Freeway Project ("The project proposes widening the freeway to up to 5 lanes in each direction and a possible creation of a four-lane freight corridor to be used by clean technology trucks.")
South Gate Patch

Car-Pooling Makes A Surge On Apps And Social Media
New York Times

Central Valley Farmers Protest High-Speed Rail
San Francisco Chronicle

Cheers, Concern Greet New Federal Building Plan
Los Angeles Downtown News

Editorial: Stop California High-Speed Rail In Its Tracks
Silicon Valley Mercury News

EIR Released For The "Other" 710 Project, Let's Get Ready To Widen
StreetsBlog LA

Foothill Transit Marks First All-Women Board
Pasadena Star-News

Free Metro Passes For Foster Kids
Santa Monica Daily Press

Freeway Murals Along The 101 Attract Attention, Resist Graffiti
Blog Downtown

High-Speed Rail Bill Includes Regional Money, Oversight Language
Sacramento Bee

How Senate Districts Would Benefit From CA High-Speed Rail (District-by-district graph)
Sacramento Bee

Long Beach Set To Fight 405 Expansion In Orange County
Long Beach Gazettes

Los Angeles Buses Moving To Smart Card Fares (LADOT DASH and Commuter Express)
Government Technology

Metro's Regional Connector Able To Move Into Final Design Stage
Blog Downtown

MTA Says No To Glendora, La Verne, San Dimas, Claremont
San Gabriel Valley Business Journal

Muni's Systemwide All-Door Boarding Catches On
San Francisco Chronicle

Opinion: High-Speed Rail Boosts Economy
San Bernardino Sun

The Orange Line Extension: Another Reason To Leave Your Car At Home
Huffington Post

Property Owners Split On $62 Million Streetcar ("Divided Community Will Vote on Whether to Help Fund the Overall $125 Million Project.")
Los Angeles Downtown News

Rockets, Cable Cars, And Protest Marches: Past SoCal Fourth Of July Observances
LA As Subject via KCET

Taking Art To The Street, Literally
The Atlantic: Cities

Train Wars: The Future Of Rail In America ("A documentary film about America's culture war and high-speed rail in California)
via Kickstarter

UDOT Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Observations And Experience (37p. PDF)
Utah Department Of Transportation

Under New Bill, America's Transpo Loan Program Ignores National Goals
StreetsBlog DC

The Underground New York Public Library (A subway-hopping photographer memorializes reading riders on a Tumblr blog)
The Atlantic: Cities

Union Station Contest: LA OK For Grimshaw Team
Architects Journal

Williams Shelves Transit Bill That Angered Local Officials In County
Ventura County Star

With New Money Pledged For Caltrain, State's Bullet Train Likely To Pass Friday, Officials Say
Silicon Valley Mercury News


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