Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

9/07/2012

Next Transpo Bill, 710, Cargo Trucks, Bikeways, Metrolink, HSR, Carmageddon 2 & More

After 60 Years, The 710 Fight Doesn't End
Pasadena Star-News

Boxer Already Working On Next Transpo Bill
Politico

Council Roundup: Expo Line Phase II Preview...
Brentwood Patch

Electric Cargo Truck Developers Have To Be Ready For A Long Haul ("The CEO of a Poway company says there is still much work to do to make electric trucks a viable alternative to those that run on gasoline or natural gas.")
Los Angeles Times

Fare Game ("Sheriff says use-of-force victim is responsible for her own broken nose in Gold Line search.")
Pasadena Weekly

Full Speed Ahead: NACTO Releases Second Edition Of Urban Bikeway Design Guide
National Association Of City Transportation Officials

Improving ADA Paratransit Demand Estimation: Regional Modeling (105p. PDF)
Transit Cooperative Research Program

In D.C. Area, Developers Flock To "Walkable Urban"
Wall Street Journal

Long Beach Transit Introduces Buses That Use Natural Gas
Contra Costa Times

Mexico City Bike-Share Goes Big
StreetsBlog Network

Rep. Henry Waxman Discusses Obamacare, Medicare, Medi-Cal And Local Transportation
Beverly Hills Patch

Structural Work Complete For I-210 Gold Line Bridge
Monrovia Weekly

SunLine Shows Off New Riverside Service ("Twice daily bus service from Palm Desert to Riverside debuts on Monday.")
Palm Desert Patch

Survey: Most O.C. Riders Pleased With Metrolink Service
Orange County Register
Survey Results

Texas And California's Contrasting High-Speed Rail Attempts
Governing

Top 10 Transportation Projects In Country Compete For National Awards (Includes I-405/Sepulveda Pass Project-Mulholland Bridge Demolition)
AASHTO

Transportation Agencies Might Ban Disputed Ads
San Francisco Examiner

Uncovering L.A.'s Lost Streams ("By studying the maps, photographs, and other documents preserved in the region's archives, Hall has reconstructed a surprisingly wet L.A. landscape, braided with dozens of streams that now lie buried beneath streets and parking lots.")
LA as Subject via KCET

Weekend 405 Freeway Closure A Precursor To "Carmageddon 2"
CBS Los Angeles

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9/06/2012

Expo To USC, 710 Extension, Space Shuttle, Expo News, Metrolink & More

710 Extension Denied...Again
Canyon News

Adapting To Climate Change: Building A Network Of Solutions (4p. PDF)
TR News

Approximately 8,000 Fans Took The Expo Line To The USC-Hawai'i Game This Past Weekend
StreetsBlog LA

Best Practices For Bicycle Trail Pavement Construction And Maintenance (96p. PDF)
Illinois Center For Transportation

A Better Way To Park In Santa Monica ("An app called SaMo Park lets you see all parking structures in Santa Monica, their prices, and real-time space availability.")
Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Can High Speed Rail Compete With Self-Driven Cars And All The Technology Of The Future?
Singularity Hub

Chicago Unveils 1st Pedestrian Safety Plan
Chicago Tribune
Chicago Pedestrian Plan Website

China Approves 25 Urban Rail Projects To Boost Economy ("Forty Chinese cities will have subway systems by 2020, bringing the total track length to 7,000 km, 4.3 times the current length.")
Xinhua

Creating Walkable And Bikeable Communities: A User Guide To Developing Pedestrian And Bicycle Master Plans (84p. PDF)
Portland State University Center For Transportation Studies

Democratic Platform's Scarce Words On Transportation Fail To Inspire
StreetsBlog DC

Editorial: Hug The Space Shuttle, Not The Trees ("The cutting of hundreds of trees so the shuttle Endeavour can move from LAX to Exposition Park is actually a benefit for the cities involved.")
Los Angeles Times

Exploring Airport Employee Commute And Parking Strategies (79p. PDF)
Airport Cooperative Research Program

Expo E-News, Summer 2012 (8p. PDF: Highlights the Sheriff’s Transit Services Bureau and their work to keep the Expo Line safe, includes updates on the Expo Line Phase 1 opening community outreach efforts for the Expo Line Phase 2)
Build Expo

Fact-Checking Deval Patrick's Attack On Romney's Transpo Record
StreetsBlog DC

Health And Transportation: A Critical Intersection
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

High-Speed Rail Is Definitely Green ("A recent UC Berkeley study shows that an efficient high-speed rail network in California will reduce pollution and greenhouse-gas emissions.")
East Bay Express

L.A. County Hoping To Speed Up Transit Infrastructure Construction
Better Institutions

Latest Metro Expo Line A Sluggish Disappointment For L.A. Commuters
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

Light Rail Helps Charlotte Avoid Tampa's Woes ("The two diverging paths taken by the cities has become ever more apparent these last two weeks as they have hosted the coronation parties of the Republicans and Democrats, the largest special events either city has ever hosted.")
Tampa Bay Times

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Metro's Bloody Mouth
StreetsBlog LA

[King County] Metro Prepares For "Ride Free" To Die Hard
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Next Major Real Estate Cycle: Walkable Urbanism?
The Atlantic: Cities

OCTA CEO: Educating The Next Generation Of Transportation Leaders
Metro Magazine

Officials Approve Plan For Metrolink Extension
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Op/Ed: Freeway Expansion Is A Pill For Poor Health
StreetsBlog LA

Portland: The Grid Is 30 Years Old...Thank A Planner!
Human Transit

Robot Cars Could Increase Highway Efficiency 273%: Study
NBC News

San Bernardino Train Extension Gathers Momentum
San Bernardino Sun

September Brings "Back To School" Jump In Traffic Congestion
StreetsBlog DC

A Summary Of Design, Policies And Operational Characteristics For Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes (84p. PDF)
Florida Department Of Transportation

Transit And Transit-Oriented Development: The Sweet Spot For Jobs
Huffington Post

Transportation And Globalism
Urban Land Institute

The Very Mortal Life Of City Bus Drivers
The Atlantic: Cities

VISTA Accepting Bus Cards Again
Ventura County Star

What If We Supplied Hamburgers The Same Way We Supply Roads?
StreetsBlog Network


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9/05/2012

710, Expo/USC, High Speed Rail, Shared Bike Lanes, Metrolink and more...

400 trees to be removed for space shuttle Endeavour's L.A. arrival
Los Angeles Times

710 Extension Denied...Again 
The Daily Beast
Are Freeways Safer?
Pedestrian Observations

Audience Measurement for Transit Advertising (.pdf)
CalPERS.ca.gov

Charlotte transit CEO Carolyn Flowers recommended for Jacksonville post
Press Enterprise
Santa Monica Patch

Daily News

The Atlantic - Cities

California High Speed Rail Blog

What are transportation community leaders around the nation tweeting about today? Check out the Metro Library Twitter Dailyour online digest in newspaper format updated every day.

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9/04/2012

710, Beverly Hills, Expo Development, Gold Line Foothill, Metrolink, Amtrak, World's Longest Bus and more...

2 rebuilt 405 Freeway ramps reopen early
Sacramento Bee

About Metro Rail & Pacific Electric & Los Angeles Railway
The Subway Joyride
Press Enterprise

All Structural Work Complete for the I-210 Gold Line Bridge
Temple City Tribune

Anaheim Council OKs Construction of ARTIC Terminal
Voice of OC

Apartment, retail complex underway near Culver City - The $63-million, six-story project in L.A. is being built by NMS Properties near a light-rail station along Metro's Expo Line. It will include 131 units.
Los Angeles Times
Curbed LA
Progressive Railroading

Caltrans can't be trusted with 710 (by Anthony J. Portantino, 44th District)
Glendale News Press

Carpool lane on 10 Freeway, other local transportation projects, get millions in grant funds
Daily Bulletin

EZ Transit Pass Customers Can Transition to TAP
Eastside Sun/Bell Gardens Sun

First Red Car from Pomona to Los Angeles left 100 years ago Saturday
Daily Bulletin

Freeway Expansion a Misguided Approach to Improving Air Quality
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The Hill

Daily Bulletin

One day on the Gold Line - Pasadena writer Carla Sameth becomes an unlikely victim of bloody violence at the hands of sheriff’s deputies patrolling the local commuter train
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Westwood Century City Patch
CBS
Redlands Daily Facts
Glendale News Press
Tecca

What are transportation community leaders around the nation tweeting about today? Check out the Metro Library Twitter Dailyour online digest in newspaper format updated every day.

We invite you to visit Metro's The Sourceyour window to what's happening with agency news, funding and policy issues, and how to get the most out of transit and Los Angeles.