Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

1/17/2013

Gold Line, Port Of LA, OC Bike Sharing, Amtrak & CAHSR, Bikes vs. Cars, Infrastructure, Walking & More

2-Wheeled Power: Bicycles Share Space With Latest Car Models At Auto Show In Detroit
Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Pedaling To The Top: How Bicycles Stormed The Detroit Auto Show ("More people are biking in cities across the US, a trend that the Detroit auto show incorporated into their 2013 show.")
Christian Science Monitor

4 Ways The Feds Are Making Transit Better
The Atlantic: Cities

AASHTO Backs $50 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure Bonds
Transport Topics

America's Infrastructure Ranks 25th In The World
Business Insider

Amtrak, California High-Speed Rail Authority To Announce Plans For Next-Generation Trainsets; Amtrak To Expand Lancaster Station Project
Progressive Railroading

Bicycle Sharing Rolls Out In Anaheim
Orange County Register

City Seeks Feedback On L.A. Surface Street Transit
Westwood-Century City Patch

Congressman Weighs In On Metro Board Nomination: Keep Najarian
StreetsBlog LA

Digital Dispatches From The Transportation Research Front
The Transit Wire

The Disturbing And Sometimes Transit Challenge Of Walking In America
Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

DTLA Developments Contribute To LA's Record-Breaking Tourism Year
Blog Downtown

Echo Park And Highland Park To Get Updates On Streetscape And Housing Developments
Eastsider LA

Failure To Act: The Impact Of Current Infrastructure Investment On America's Economic Future (28p. PDF)
American Society Of Civil Engineers

Finally: A Transit Ticket On Your Smart Phone
The Atlantic: Cities

Gensler's MLK Medical Center Plan Centered On Walking/Biking
Curbed LA

Gold Line-Adjacent Highland Park Transit Village Ready To Go
Curbed LA

Grider And Dow's 1894 Los Angeles ("Old Chinatown with all its illicit charms is noted on the land where Union Station would later be built.")
Los Angeles Magazine

High-Speed Rail Critic Jeff Denham To Chair House Railroad Panel
Fresno Bee

How To Get Census Age Breakdown Data In One Year Increments
Cubit Planning

Long Beach: Bridging The Racial Inequalities Within Cycling
StreetsBlog LA

Port Of LA Breaks Ground For West Basin Railyard
Marine Log

Practitioner's Guide To Incorporating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Into The Collaborative Decision-Making Framework (223p. PDF)
Strategic Highway Research Program

Prediction Of The Day: Cities Will Soon Compete To Build Driverless Car Infrastructure
The Atlantic: Cities

Pro-Bike Republican Tom Petri To Chair Key House Transpo Panel
StreetsBlog DC

Rep. Denham: Not "One More Penny" For Calif. High-Speed Railway ("California Rep. Jeff Denham (R) was appointed chairman of the House Transportation Committee's Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials subcommittee Wednesday.")
The Hill

Regional Connector Seeks Contractor
Curbed LA

San Gabriel Valley Council Of Governments Expected To Pick New Executive Director Thursday
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Scoopsville: U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Is Exiting Office
Chicago Sun Times

Smartphone App Developers Say Metro Unnecessarily Limits Bus Data
Washington Post

Transit Repair Backlog Will Get Renewed Focus
Stateline

Walkers And Bikers Will Learn To Get Along This Saturday ("Held in collaboration with the Elysian Valley Neighborhood Watch (EVNW), the event aims to educate cyclists and pedestrians on these subtle road rules and relationships on the river path.")
KCET


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