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10/16/2012

Measure J, WLA Transit-Oriented Mixer, Bike Lanes, General Plan Transpo Element, College Commuters, Port Traffic & More

BART And Shanghai Metro To Develop Sister Agency Affiliation
Mass Transit

Berkeley Embraces Its Inaugural Sunday Streets On Car-Free Shattuck Avenue (Berkeley is the latest California city to adopt a CicLAvia-type plan)
StreetsBlog SF

Endorsement: Yes On Measure J -- It's Traffic Relief In L.A. County Faster, Cheaper
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Federal Housing Administration Clears Way for More Walkable Development
StreetsBlog DC

First Transit To Continue Relationship With City Of Sierra Madre
Mass Transit

How Not To Design A Separated Bike Lane
TreeHugger

LA's Future: Secret Planning, Less Participation? ("How many people know that the City is upgrading its General Plan Transportation Element? Probably very few....")
CityWatch

Lesson From Space: Yes On "J" (Two divergent opinions)
CityWatch
Measure J Stands For Jacked
CityWatch

Metrolink To Receive $7.8 Million In State Funds For Grade Crossing Improvements
Progressive Railroading

More Community College Students Commuting To Multiple Campuses ("Students are choosing to commute — by bus, car and train — to different campuses because severe funding cuts have forced colleges to cut classes and consolidate programs.")
Los Angeles Times

Rail~Volution Kicks Off In L.A. With Calls For More Transit, Livable Communities
StreetsBlog LA

Scaling Back On Infrastructure ("Where should we focus our efforts, given the limited attention span of the federal government? What should we be talking about? Technology? Private-sector involvement? What are the big ideas? And how can we shrink the big ideas into a backpack that we can carry to the summit?")
National Journal Transportation Experts Blog
TEDx Santa Monica, City 2.0 ("On the transportation front, Amanda Eaken of the Natural Resources Defense Council, spoke on the use of smart phones in transportation routing, and the growing shift in cultural priorities. Internet access is becoming more important for many younger people today than owning a car, but contrary to many media outlets running with stories about this being people staying at home connecting digitally, it is enabling a new system of mobility. One that allows easily figuring out the alternatives to driving in our cities by walking, bicycling and transit connections, and that is changing the meaning of freedom of mobility.")
StreetsBlog LA

West LA Car Dealership Plans Transit-Oriented Mixer-User ("The Martin family has operated a GM dealership at Olympic and Bundy for the past 40 years and now they want to build a "new community gathering spot" for the Expo Line light rail, which will open a station across the street from them in a few years.')
Curbed LA


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