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11/09/2012

ExpressLanes, Antelope Valley Transit, Long Beach Rail Yard, Ballot Measures & More

November 9: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (A "tunnel shield" is lowered into the Metro Rail construction site at Union Station as part of launching the excavation process. Watch the video)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Aging Drivers Present New Transportation Challenge
Associated Press

Antelope Valley Transit Wins Transit Excellence Award
Metro Magazine

"Brown Doggle?" Efforts To Use HSR As Cudgel Against CA Dems. Fizzle
StreetsBlog LA

The Evolution Of Urban Planning In 10 Diagrams
The Atlantic: Cities

Express Lane On 110 Freeway To Open Saturday
Los Angeles Times

ExpressLanes To Bring "Congestion Pricing" To Harbor Freeway
NBC Southern California

How To Create A Culture Of Public Transit: "The Marci Option"
The Atlantic

Lexus Lanes Coming To Los Angeles' Harbor Freeway
Blogging Los Angeles

Long Beach Councilman Johnson Holds A Packed-House Hearing For Community Members To Discuss BNSF's Proposed Los Angeles-Area SCIG Rail Yard
Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Measure J Gets 65% Support And Doesn't Pass
California High Speed Rail Blog

Measure J...Now What?
CityWatch

New York Subway Repairs Border "On The Edge Of Magic"
New York Times

Obama's Next Transportation Chief Faces Highway-Funding Quandary
Business Week

Opening Of Toll Lanes On 110 Harbor Freeway Delayed Until Saturday Night, Possibly Sunday Morning
Pasadena Star-News

Pro-Transit Initiatives Passed In A Majority Of Local Ballots On Tuesday
Progressive Railroading

SCIG Wilmington Railyard Battle Continues As Long Beach Area Residents Air Concerns
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Shuster Seeking Transportation Committee Chair
National Journal

Sustainable Growth: It May No Longer Be Sustainable ("Los Angeles County narrowly defeated Measure J, the Metro-sponsored extension of a public transit tax, a key hope for sustainable proponents. Only two very small local newspapers opposed the Measure, and its proponents outspent the winning opponents by over $100 to every oppositional dollar.")
CityWatch

Transportation Ballot Measures: 2012 Election Monitoring Results
Center For Transportation Excellence

Transportation Systems Face Major Storm Defense Costs
Reuters

Weather Blamed For Delay In Opening Harbor (110) Freeway ExpressLanes
Contra Costa Times


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