Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

9/18/2012

Measure J, MAP-21, Carmageddon II, Gold Line Bridge, 710, 405 Carpools & More

2 Different Ways To Cut Driving By 1/5
The Atlantic: Cities

5 Reasons To Vote Yes On Transportation Measure J
CityWatch

AASHTO Head Pleads For Adequate Funding Levels For MAP-21
The Trucker

Aggregating VMT Within Predefined Geographic Zones By Cellular Assignment: A Non-GPS-Based Approach To Mileage-Based Road Use Charging
 (link to full-text report)
University Of Minnesota Center For Transportation Studies

California Agencies Get Millions In Federal Grants For Cleaner Buses
Los Angeles Times

Closure Of Nation's Busiest Freeway Drives "Carmageddon II" Fears In Los Angeles
NBC News

Data Needs For Assessing Rural Transit Needs, Benefits, And Levels Of Service (55p. PDF)
National Cooperative Highway Research Program

The Day The Streetcars (Almost) Died ("It was 30 years ago today, September 17, 1982, that surface streetcars on Market Street [San Francisco] were supposed to roll into history forever.")
Market Street Railway

Gold Line Bridge Over 210 Shows Design Elements, Beacon Media Gets A Peek At The Progress
Arcadia Weekly

Here's Your Chance To Influence MAP-21's Implementation
StreetsBlog DC

How Important Is Airport Transit Access?
Slate

Inside The Secret Program To Build The World's Best Maps
The Atlantic: Cities

Laser Bike Light Creates Your Own Tron-Like Virtual Lane
Gizmodo

Metro SR-710 Study Community Meeting
Boulevard Sentinel

OCTA Panel Denies I-405 Toll Lanes
Orange County Register

Private Developer Interested In Building North Texas Commuter Rail Line
Forth Worth Star-Telegram

Pro Walknomics/Pro Bikenomics
StreetsBlog LA

Procurement Of Airport Development And Planning Contracts (46p. PDF)
Airport Cooperative Research Program Legal Research Digest

Public Meetings To Discus Impact Of Gold Line Extension ("The draft environmental impact report for the Gold Line Foothill Extension from Azusa to Montclair will be available for public review at two upcoming meetings.")
Claremont-LaVerne Patch

Public Transportation Ridership Up For Sixth Straight Quarter
Progressive Railroading

Rail-Volution 2012: Early Registration Ends Soon (Register early by September 24 for "Building Livable Communities With Transit, October 14-17, 2012, Los Angeles, California.")
Planetizen
Rail-Volution Website

Spinlister: Bikesharing By The People, For The People
GOOD

Study: 10% More Smart Growth = 20% Less Driving
StreetsBlog DC

Valley Freeway Lanes And Ramps Close For $140M Carpool Lane Project
Los Angeles Daily News

Women's Summit A Huge Success
League Of American Bicyclists


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