Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

10/04/2012

Expo Line, CicLAvia, TIFIA, Grand Park, MAP-21, SGVCOG & More

AASHTO's 2012 Annual Meeting Goes Mobile With New App
AASHTO Journal

Alameda Construction Authority Backs Sales Tax Extension, Seeks Grade Separation Bids
Progressive Railroading

CicLAvia Rolls Into Downtown This Weekend
Los Angeles Downtown News

Coachella Valley Cities Working To Slash Emissions
Desert Sun

County Leaders Approve Homes in Canyon Project
 ("The Saddle Crest South land was transferred to the Orange County Transportation Authority for conservation purposes under the freeway mitigation program in 2011.")
Orange County Register

Expanded TIFIA Changing The Loan Game For Transit ("While this year only $122 million was available to cities like L.A. seeking to borrow money for transit, $750 million will be available in 2013 and $1 billion from 2014 on." Article focuses heavily on Los Angeles)
Next American City

Expo Line's Motor Ave. Bridge Options: Plain, Fancy, Fancier
Curbed LA

Federal Loan Approved For Crenshaw Corridor Train Connecting Downtown To LAX
Blog Downtown

Funding For Crenshaw / LAX Line Approved
Los Angeles Sentinel

Get Ready To Bike/Walk/Skate/Enjoy: CicLAvia This Sunday, October 7th
LADOT Bike Blog

Governor OKs Free Toll Lane Access For Clean Cars
Sacramento Bee

Grand Park To Be One Of Six Hubs On Upcoming CicLAvia Ride
Blog Downtown

How Barclay's Center Opening Caused Subway Surge ("The Barclay’s Center is the new home to the Nets basketball team...and is served by 11 transit lines and commuter rail...subway ridership spiked by more than 5,000 at the arena’s station compared to previous days.")
Transportation Nation

How MAP-21 Allocates Transpo Funds Where They're Needed Least
StreetsBlog DC

L.A. Officials Sign Farmers Field Agreement
Los Angeles Times

Miss Traffic: Bikes On Metro Rail (video : "Take a break from traffic during CicLAvia, LA's free celebration of public spaces. And whether you bike, jog or picnic at CicLAvia, Metro takes you to the heart of the action.")
Metro via YouTube

Obama, Romney Steer Clear Of Auto Bailout, Transportation Funding In Debate
The Hill

Peapod.com Opens 100 Digital Rail Station Grocery Stores
Metro Magazine

Reviewing The Media Reviews Of Los Angeles' Dangerous Streets
StreetsBlog LA

SGVCOG Hosts Transportation Forum Amid 710 Protests
Pasadena Star-News

Photos: San Gabriel Valley Council Of Governments' (COG) Transportation Forum
Pasadena Star-News

Transportation Watchers Not Looking For Much Talk During Presidential Debate
The Hill

Why Driverless Cars Have So Much More Potential Than Subways
LA Observed

Why Isn't Bike-Share Reaching More Low-Income People?
StreetsBlog DC

The World's Most Luxurious Subway Ride ("The train cars are completely covered, from walls to vaulted ceilings, in the extravagant replications from the palace, including ornamented furniture, golden statues, and decorative ceiling designs." And oh yes, reclining seats)
The Atlantic Cities


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