Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

9/10/2012

ACE, BART, PCH, 405, Metrolink, Rail Cars, Parklets, Wilshire BRT & More


ACE, Industry Pushing Hard For Separation From COG ("The Alameda Corridor East (ACE) was started in 1999 as part of the COG to build railway underpasses throughout the region.")
Pasadena Star-News

Bay Area Rapid Transit Celebrates 40 Years Of Service (photo essay featuring early promotion and construction of BART which opened September 11, 1972)
Silicon Valley Mercury News

California Joins Nevada, Takes A Step Towards Autonomous "Robot" Cars
Treehugger

Caltrans To Close Transition Road From Northbound 405 To Northbound 605 Next 2 Weekends
Los Angeles Daily News

City Launches Interactive Site For PCH Study
Malibu Times

City To Begin On $1.5 Million Street Project (West Covina)
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Commentary: Add Capacity To The Congested 405 Freeway (Orange County)
Daily Pilot

Councilmember Wants To Knock 2 Weeks Off Public Notice For Downtown NFL Stadium Approval
Curbed LA

Editorial: An L.A.-Friendly Football Stadium ("Though AEG'S downtown arena has clear public benefits and should go forward, the city should ensure that the public interest is protected.")
Los Angeles Times

Four Years Later, Survivors Of Metrolink Crash Still Hurting
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink Victims Claim Inadequate Compensation
Silicon Valley Mercury News

More Than 100 Trees Come Down In Inglewood To Make Way for Shuttle
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Muni App Seeks To Improve Fleet, Crews
San Francisco Chronicle

One Woman's Terrifying Tale Of Harassment On Metro
LAist

Rail Car Comparison: Chicago vs. New York (Detailed breakdown of specs comparing CTA and NY MTA rail cars)
Chicago Tribune

Recycling Project Of The Day: MetroCard Collages
The Atlantic: Cities

Road Repairs Face An Uphill Funding Battle
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Santa Monica Dial-A-Ride To Expand Thanks To Federal Grant
Santa Monica Mirror

UCLA Offers City Planners Manual For Creating Parklets, Living Streets
CivSource
Reclaiming The Right Way: A Toolkit For Creating And Implementing Parklets (173p. PDF)
UCLA Luskin School Of Public Affairs

Will China Have To Rebuild An HSR Line?
California High Speed Rail Blog

Wilshire Repaving To Start This Weekend, Ahead Of BRT Design
StreetsBlog LA


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