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8/14/2012

L.A. Emissions, Ryan & Transpo, iPhone Transit, Potholes, Parking Meters & More


Analysis: Picking Ryan Means Picking A Fight On Transportation
Transportation Nation

As The U.S. Presidential Election Begins In Earnest, A Study In Contrasts
 ("With Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as presumptive Republican nominee for Vice President, the GOP is taking a clear stand on where it wants to take government. The effects on national transportation policy could be tremendous.")
The Transport Politic

Calif. Bill Bars Agencies From Cellphone Jamming ("Officials with the Bay Area Rapid Transit system came under fire last year when the agency cut subterranean cellphone and wireless data service in San Francisco subway stations to disrupt a planned protest. The move sparked even larger protests and had critics around the country comparing the agency to a Middle Eastern dictatorship.")

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/08/09/4710575/bill-would-bar-cellphone-jamming.html#storylink=cpy"
Sacramento Bee

Car Emissions In Los Angeles Are Down 98% From 1960s Levels
GOOD

Community Leaders Celebrate As Harbor Area Parking Meter Removal Begins
Daily Breeze

Editorial: Putting Potholes In Their Place
Los Angeles Times

Federal Transit Administration Issues "Record Of Decision" On Los Angeles Subway Extension
Progressive Railroading

Hundreds Of Parking Meters To Be Removed In San Pedro, Wilmington
Los Angeles Times

LA's Got Lines! (video : Awesome depiction of the current and future transit system in Los Angeles)
Move LA via YouTube

Lessons Learned: Organizing Bus Riders In Portland, OR
Americans For Transit

Making Or Breaking A Town's Appeal To Bicyclists & Pedestrians
Planners Web

New Law Puts "Bridge To Nowhere" Back On Track ("With this new transportation bill, lobbyists and transit advocates say the Obama administration ceded much of its control over the rapidly expanding credit loan program—officially known as TIFIA or the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act—that has become central for restoring the country’s stressed network of roads, rails and bridges.")
Fiscal Times

The Olympic Legacy...First Hand ("As the Games came to a close this past weekend we need to ask, how does London ensure that its Olympic site will be a catalyst for regeneration and sustainably revive an entire part of the city?")
Congress For The New Urbanism

The Once And Future Dream Of New York (Building the 2nd Avenue Subway)
New York Times

OpenPlans Wants To Put Transit Back On The iPhone
The Transit Wire

Opinion: Cracking Down On Diesel ("California can, and should, lead the world in ending the menace of soot and black carbon pollution from diesel engines.")
Los Angeles Times

Pasadena Angry Over New 710 Freeway Proposal ("Signs stating “No 710 on Ave. 64” and“Freeway extension? No way” are springing up in Pasadena's San Rafael neighborhood, a place where few anticipated the battle over the extension of the 710 Freeway would flare.")
Los Angeles Times

Parking Tool Of The Day: The Digital Driveway Network
The Atlantic: Cities

Using Uber Ridership Data To Compare Cities And Neighborhoods
The Atlantic: Cities

What Makes Some Train Station Waits Better Than Others?
The Atlantic: Cities

Where The Bike Commuters Are, Mapped & Analyzed
Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog


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