November 8: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (The Transportation Headlines began seven years ago today. After 2,000+ posts and more than one million emails, a look back at how it began)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog
Bikelash On Motor Avenue Bike Lanes? Palms Neighborhood Council, Koretz Will Get An Earful Tonight
Derrota De La Medida J Es Motivo De Celebración El LA
Election Reveals Who Will Shape The Next Transportation Bill
A Good Year For California HSR Gets Even Better
California High Speed Rail Blog
LADOT Celebrates Los Angeles As A Bicycle Friendly Community At MacArthur Park
LADOT Bike Blog
L.A. Mayor Undaunted As Transit Tax Measure Lags ("With Measure J just short of the needed two-thirds majority, Villaraigosa says there are some 'very innovative' other ideas for accelerating transportation funding.")
Los Angeles Times
Measure J Defeated; Voters Void Metro's "Blank Check" (According to the numbers here, Beverly Hills residents voted 57% in favor of Measure J)
Beverly Hills Courier
Measure J Fails To Get Two-Thirds Majority
Measure J Fails: Transportation Sales Tax Extension Fails To Get Necessary Voter Support
Measure J's "Rejection" Was Not An Anti-Transit Vote
Measure J: Transit Tax Falling Short Of Two-Thirds Majority
Los Angeles Daily News
Mixed Bag For Closely-Watched Local Transit Races
More Gridlock For Transportation?
Nearly 70% Of Transit Measures Pass
Obama Victory Likely To Preserve Highway, Amtrak Funding
Our View: COG Must Let The ACE Go
This DIY Traffic Counter Could Change Everything About Transportation Planning ("The little orange gizmo with a tube attached is called TrafficCOM (that’s COM for “community” and “computer”), and it allows users to measure the volume, rate, and speed of traffic on any street, then upload the data for immediate sharing.")
The Atlantic: Cities
Transportation Observers Unclear On LaHood's Future
Villaraigosa Ties Measure J Loss To Voter Confusion, Preoccupied Unions
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy
Why Do Sidewalks Predict Whom We'll Vote For?
What are transportation community leaders around the nation tweeting about today? Check out the Metro Library Twitter Daily, our online digest in newspaper format updated every day.
We invite you to visit Metro's The Source, your window to what's happening with agency news, funding and policy issues, and how to get the most out of transit and Los Angeles.