January 4: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (Two 19th century milestones accompanied by historic images: the first electric streetcar in Los Angeles and the birth of Los Angeles Railway)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog
BART Labors To Keep Escalators Running
San Francisco Chronicle
Controversial HOT Lanes Spread Nationally
First Coast News
Fiscal Cliff Deal Leaves Big Questions On Transportation
Metro Installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations At Train Stops
More MTA Signal Malfunctions Congest Traffic
South Pasadena Patch
Port Of Long Beach To Break Ground On Gerald Desmond Bridge
Contra Costa Times
Record Breaking Metro System Of The Day: Beijing ("If you laid the metro system of Beijing end to end, it would be substantially longer than the distance between New York City and Washington D.C. And that's literally only half of it -- the 32-year-old system plans to put a new line into operation in each of the next three years. By 2020, the system is projected to extend over 600 miles. That's three times the length of the New York City subway.")
The Atlantic: Cities
Shuster: Strengthen Our Transportation Network
Streets Filled With Driverless Cars: A Perpetual Fantasy?
Driverless Cars And The Limitations Of The "Complete Imagined Future"
Why Driverless Cars Will Trump Transit Rivals (4p. PDF)
Globe And Mail (Canada) via StreetsBlog
Transit App Moovit Takes A Page From Waze's Crowdsourcing Playbook ("Moovit is trying to be the Waze of public transit by offering a crowd-sourced transportation app for bus and train commuters. The system hopes to provide more accurate estimated time of arrivals and better updates on upcoming travel conditions.")
Union Station To Get Electric Vehicle Chargers This Month
Union Station To Get Electric Vehicle Stations
Los Angeles Downtown News
West Adams-Baldwin Hills-Leimert Community Plan (239p. PDF)
City Of Los Angeles Department Of City Planning
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