Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

9/20/2012

Expo & USC Football, HSR, Measure J, 710, Amtrak, Carmageddon II, Bikes, WiFi & More

710 Tunnel Could Be Health Hazard
La CaƱada Valley Sun

KGO San Francisco

Transportation Nation

Apple's iPhone Update Leaves Out Google Maps ("Some have found that searches for an in-town destination can pull up an entirely different city, and there is no built-in information about public transportation.")
New York Times

Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor, Third District

California High Speed Rail Segment Receives Federal Approval
Reuters

Carmageddon Is Coming! ("As Brazil, China and India grow, cars follow -- and so does traffic. Are we doomed to nightmare commutes?")
Salon

Culver City Police: Expo Line Sept. 22 USC Football Game Parking Alert ("The Culver City Police Department is advising anyone using the Expo Line to get to Saturday’s game at the Coliseum to arrive early at the Culver City Expo line parking lot.")
Culver City Patch

Ditch Your Car This Week! We Double-Dog Dare You
Grist

Downtown One Of Four LA Neighborhoods To Receive Bike Share Program
Blog Downtown

Editorial: Time Out On Stadium -- Public Needs More Information Before Crawling Into Bed With New AEG Boss...Whoever That Is
Los Angeles Daily News

El Sereno Collective Wants To Transform Abandoned Caltrans Bungalows Into Arts & Community Center
Eastsider LA

Feds Approve First Leg Of Calif. High-Speed Rail
Associated Press

Fewer Americans Commuting Solo
USA Today

Future Of East County Bus System In Transit ("With discussions underway between Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, Camarillo and Simi Valley about how to improve intercity bus travel, the biggest question becomes “Who is going to pay for it?”)
Thousand Oaks Acorn

Government Social Network Could Replace Emails, Phone Calls
Government Technology

Grand And Olive Set To Receive Bike Lanes
LADOT Bike Blog

Introducing, The Measure J Page
StreetsBlog LA

iOS6 Maps Comes Without Transit Directions, A Wrong Turn For Apple And iPhone Users
Huffington Post

LA Taxi Fares Are The Third Most Expensive In The World
Curbed LA
The World's Most Expensive Cabs
The Atlantic: Cities

League Of American Bicyclists Introduces "Diamond" Bike-Friendly Status
StreetsBlog Network
Beyond Platinum: Creating World-Class Biking Cities In The U.S.
League Of American Cyclists
Bike-Friendly America Program

Liberate Yourself From Costly Highway Expansion, State DOT! Here's How
StreetsBlog DC

Long Beach Box Traffic Rises But Falls In Los Angeles
Port Technology

Major Rail Program At L.A.-Area Ports Reviewed At AREMA Conference
Progressive Railroading

Mapped: Subway Stations With Wifi ("New Yorkers will have to wait until 2016 for Wi-Fi in all underground subway stations — putting it years behind other American cities like San Francisco, Boston and Chicago as well as international cities like Singapore and Hong Kong.")
New Tech City

Metro Gold Line Hosts Public Meetings On Environmental Impact Report
Pasadena Star-News

O.C.'s "Grand Central" Set For $188 Million Construction ("Actual construction is set to begin later this month on a 67,000-square-foot, three-story terminal building that will redefine the skyline between Honda Center and Angel Stadium. ARTIC stands for Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center.")
Orange County Register

OCTA Breaks Ground On $184M ARTIC Project
Metro Magazine

Outcry Against 710 Tunnel Plan For Southern California
Asbarez

Parking And Recreation: The Future Of Not Circling For A Spot
The Atlantic

Sale Of AEG Throws Curve Into Quest To Bring NFL Back To L.A. ("Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says planned football stadium remains on track. But officials say new owners could seek different financial agreements.")
Los Angeles Times

Shuttle Endeavour Flyover Could Jam L.A. Freeways
Los Angeles Times

Street Fighting Man ("In this, the land of cars, all roads lead to Aram Sahakian. With one false move, one slight miscalculation, he could bring L.A.’s traffic to a hellish halt. There are plenty of powerful jobs in Los Angeles government, but even the mayor takes a back seat to this street-smart guy when it comes to keeping the city moving.")
Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor, Third District

Two Road Projects Will Get An Infusion Of Leftover Funds
Riverside Press-Enterprise

USA Today: Homebuilders Pass On Garages, Build Front Porches
StreetsBlog DC

Van Nuys FlyAway Will Host Dance, Music Performance This Weekend
Los Angeles Daily News


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