Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

11/15/2012

Westside Subway, TAP, Pedestrian Hollywood, iPhone Transit, CAHSR, ExpressLanes, Lankershim Bike Lanes & More

California Regulator Issues Citations And Fines Against Transportation Services Uber, Lyft, And SideCar
TechCrunch

De-Uglifying Hollywood: How To Make Our City Pedestrian-Friendly
StreetsBlog LA

Exclusive: Crime Spikes On Metro Buses And Trains ("Robberies are up 42 percent over the first ten months of last year, and assaults are up 13.5 percent.")
NBC Southern California

Finally, iPhone Maps That Aren't A Total Disaster ("One of the biggest losses for people who live and visit metropolitan areas and need to know how to get around is Apple Maps's lack of public transportation information. Nokia has that.")
The Atlantic: Cities

Glossary For Regional Transportation Systems Management And Operations Terms: 2nd Ed. (38p. PDF)
Transportation Research Board

High-Speed Rail Jobs May Give Priority To Down-On-Luck Workers
Fresno Bee

High-Speed Rail Must Tame California's Tricky Terrain
San Francisco Examiner

Housing Near Transit Creates Thriving Communities
Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Interactions Between Transportation Capacity, Economic Systems, And Land Use (62p. PDF)
Strategic Highway Research Program

Is Mass Transit Bad For The Environment? ("According to the Department of Energy’s Transportation Energy Data Book, in 2010 transporting each passenger one mile by car required 3447 BTUs of energy. Transporting each passenger a mile by bus required 4118 BTUs, surprisingly making bus transit less green by this metric. Rail transit admittedly fares better, at 2520 BTUs per passenger mile, but even this is not the kind of slam-dunk advantage over the auto that transit advocates might hope for.")
TreeHugger

L.A. Freeway Tops 91 For Highest Peak Toll Rates
Orange County Register

LACMTA Begins Utility Relocation Work For Westside Subway Extension Project
RT&S

Lankershim Bike Lanes Could Arrive By Mid-2013
North Hollywood-Toluca Lake Patch

Long Beach: More Public Meetings To Be Held For Daisy-To-Myrtle Bike Path
StreetsBlog LA

Mayor Brien Turns On Beverly Hills, Praises Metro Tunnel Project
Beverly Hills Courier

Metro, City, Get Serious About Funding CicLAvia
StreetsBlog LA

New Look For Expo-Adjacent Retail The Platform In Culver City
Curbed LA

Next Steps For The Bike Movement In Santa Monica (Part 1 of 2)
StreetsBlog LA

NYC Transit Brass Cite Gains In Restoring Service ("The New York City subway system is now operating at 98 percent.")
Wall Street Journal

Rose Bowl USC/UCLA Game Ahead: Traffic & Parking Tips
Pasadena Patch

Single Drivers May Use HOV Lane For Fee
KPCC Southern California Public Radio

TAP Solution For Metrolink 2.0 ("Thursday at the Metro Board Executive Management Committee meeting the new solutions will be debated.")
StreetsBlog LA

Transportation Official Says 710 Tunnel Will Be Hard To Beat ("A Southern California Association of Governments official said Wednesday the twin-bore tunnel is the only viable option to complete the 710 Freeway from I-10 to I-210.")
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Voters Approve Transportation Spending, AASHTO's New President And More
Governing

What Kind Of Leadership Would Bill Shuster Bring To The Transpo Committee?
StreetsBlog DC


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