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11/07/2012

Measure J, Election Results, ACE Construction, Anaheim Streetcar, 6th St. Viaduct, Orange Line Art, Expo Parking & More

November 7: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (Los Angeles Railway opens "Division One.")
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Measure J:  64.72% (100% of precincts reporting)
County Of Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder

The Vote 2012 (page down for a roundup of transportation measure results from around the country)
The Transport Politic

8 Urban Policy Ideas For Obama's 2nd Term
The Atlantic: Cities

ACE Begins Construction Of San Gabriel Trench Project
RT&S

Anaheim Transit Project Goes Retro With Streetcars ("Anaheim is moving forward with a 3.2-mile trolley car system connecting the city's resorts, stadiums, convention center and regional transit center. But the mayor is concerned about cost.")
Los Angeles Times

Caldwell Beats Cayetano In Mayor's Race ("Former city Managing Director Kirk Caldwell won the hotly contested race for Honolulu mayor, defeating former Gov. Ben Cayetano in a contest widely seen as a referendum on rail.")
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Design Team: New 6th Street Viaduct Will Be "More Than Just A Bridge"
Blog Downtown

Everything You Need To Know About New 110 And 10 Toll Lanes
Curbed LA

Free Work Parking Drives Solo Driver Rate
San Francisco Chronicle

Greyhound Launches Nonstop Bus Service Between Las Vegas And LA
Los Angeles Times

How Do You Capture The San Fernando Valley Through Art ("The Expo Line's opening last spring may have snagged all the headlines, but a few months later, the Valley debuted its own transit triumph: the Orange Line busway completed its 18-mile route connecting North Hollywood to Chatsworth. This light-rail-on-wheels has become an internationally recognized and locally beloved institution, and a new exhibition showcasing its public art program, explaining the process behind the artworks that are at 18 stations now dotting the San Fernando Valley.")
LA Weekly

In Obama's Second Term, Distinctive Transportation Policy Should Change Focus To Walking And Bicycling
Grid Chicago

Investigation Of Contributing Factors Regarding Wrong-Way Driving On Freeways (224p. PDF)
Illinois DOT

John Mica Elected To US House District 7 ("Mica is also the Chairman of the House of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 112th Congress.")
WKMG

L.A. County Transit Tax Measure Trailing
KCET

Leading House Transportation Dem Defeats Repeat Opponent
The Hill

[New York] MTA Crews Show How They Pump Water From East River Tunnels
NY1

Pay Lanes: A First In L.A. County Will Start Saturday
Daily Breeze

Realistic Community-Based Principles For The Next 4 Years
The Atlantic: Cities

Repairing The Subways Quickly (More on "dewatering" the New York subway system)
2nd Avenue Sagas

Trashy Culver City Expo Line Parking Lot Getting An Overhaul
Curbed LA

Will Long Beach One Day Viva Ciclovia?
StreetsBlog LA


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