December 20: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (Aerial construction photos illustrate the opening of the Hollywood Freeway through the Civic Center which promises "the building of other freeways throughout Los Angeles")
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog
2012's Biggest Transportation Successes
The Atlantic: Cities
Arthur Winston Division Centennial Celebration 12-19-12 (video : Film from yesterday's celebration of the 100th anniversary of "Division 5" which began as a Los Angeles Railway property in 1912 and is still in use by Metro to this day)
Author Jeff Speck On Walkability And The One Mistake That Can Wreck A City
Grand Avenue Tower To Break Ground
Los Angeles Downtown News
Ideas For Sepulveda Pass Include Tunnels Requiring Toll Roads
Westwood-Century City Patch
Improving The Department Of Transportation: A Conversation With Ray LaHood
In Homage To Daniel Inouye, Feds Commit To Funding Honolulu Transit
Feds Sign $1.55B Commitment For Honolulu Rail Project
LACMTA Addresses LRT Track Gauge Flaw
L.A. River Revitalization: A Century-Old Idea's Time Has Come
LeBron James, Bike Commuter
Officials Ask For Answers On Who Makes Final 710 Decision
See Tons Of Gamechanging LA Projects That Never Got Built (Metro Transportation Library & Archive has supplied numerous resources for this pending A + D Museum exhibit)
Supervisors Taking Issue With OCTA Board Majority ("Ongoing tensions within the Orange County Transportation Authority have begun to bubble over in recent weeks as several county supervisors, who also serve on the OCTA board, are going public with their discontent regarding how the $1-billion agency is being run...as the board undergoes a major transition with 10 of its 17 seats changing hands this month.")
Voice Of OC
Wash. Gov Proposes New Fuel Tax For Education ("Gregoire’s solution? A new tax on refineries to help pay for school bus costs.")
What Do Anti-Density NIMBYs And Road-Wideners Have In Common?
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