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11/13/2012

ExpressLanes, Regional Connector, Gas Tax, OC Traffic, Bicycle Modeling & More

$1 Billion Plan To Ease Gridlock In South (Orange County)
Orange County Register

Alameda County Transportation Sales Tax Increase Still Trailing ("The Measure B1 sales tax increase was trailing Monday with 65.79 percent of the vote in support -- short of the 66.666 percent required for approval.")
Silicon Valley Mercury-News

Attacks On Bus Drivers Appear On The Rise, Fueling Safety Concerns
Kansas City Star

Bicycle Modeling Tool To Aid Infrastructure Development Decisions
Government Technology

Bullet-Train Planners Face Huge Challenge ("The 141-mile section from Bakersfield to L.A. will travel over two mountain ranges and more than half a dozen earthquake faults. Experts see it as the project of the century.")
Los Angeles Times

CHP To Begin Enforcing New Toll Lanes On 110 Freeway
KTLA

Communities Vote To Tax Themselves To Support Transit
StreetsBlog DC

Councilman Eric Garcetti Wants Certain Veterans To Park For Free At Los Angeles City Meters
Los Angeles Daily News

Enticing Car-Lite Households To Take The Next Step
StreetsBlog Network

Expanded Transportation Performance Measures To Supplement Level Of Service (LOS) For Growth Management And Transportation Impact Analysis (203p. PDF)
Florida DOT

Fullerton Wants Commuters To Share Bikes
Orange County Register

Gasoline Use In State Down From A Year Ago
Sacramento Bee

How To Be Savvier With Public Transportation
USA Today

Hundreds Come Out For DIY Public Hearing On Proposed Long Beach Railyard
StreetsBlog LA

Is Speed Obsolete?
Human Transit

Judge Lets Work Continue On Regional Connector
Los Angeles Downtown News

L.A. County Toll Lanes Get Smooth Start, Despite Some Grumbling
Los Angeles Times

LA's First Toll Lanes Open; Trips Cost Up To $15.40
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Adopts Congestion Toll
USC Annenberg TV News

Map: 110 Freeway "FasTrak" Express Lanes Take A Toll On Drivers Starting Nov. 10
KPCC Southern California Public Radio

MBTA Mobile-Ticket Era Begins For Commuter Rail Riders Monday
Boston Globe

Moving The Dial On The Gas Tax (Is it time to talk about a gas tax increase? How could the idea be made more palatable to conservatives? Would a gas tax hike be easier to swallow if it was temporary? What longer-term strategies for infrastructure payment should be on the table? Will Washington be able to cope with such a discussion?")
National Journal Transportation Experts Blog

Nation's Highways Remain An Issue For An Obama Second Term
Washington Post

Newly Unflooded New York Subway Still Looking Pretty Horrible
The Atlantic: Cities

NY Commuters Still Struggling Through Post-Storm Transit Mess
Reuters

Our View: Are Toll Lanes A Slippery Slope?
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Pay Lanes: How It Works
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Public Transportation Systems Reaching Out To Veterans, APTA Says
Progressive Railroading

Residents Invited To Hear About Efforts Leading To Widening Of 71 Freeway
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Supporters Continue Push For Downtown Streetcar As Vote Nears
Blog Downtown

Texas Debuts Fastest Highway Speed Limit In Nation: 85 MPH
Los Angeles Times

That's Hot! High Occupancy Toll Lanes Open On 110 Freeway
CBS Los Angeles

TTC and LACMTA See Rise In Ridership
RT&S

Twin Redondo Hotels Start Work This Year Near Green Line
Curbed LA

An Update On The Expo Bikeway
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

Vine Street Again Possible Transit Center Site
Riverside Press-Enterprise

The Vote 2012
The Transport Politic

Yes, We Have No Carbon Tax
StreetsBlog DC


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