Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

3/21/2013

Crenshaw Line Leimert Station, Gold Line Foothill, ExpressLanes, Westside Subway, LaBrea Streetscape, Terminal Island Freeway, Expo Mixed-Use & More

$15 Million Approved For Railway Project
California State University, Fullerton Daily Titan

110 ExpressLanes Performance Update As Of 2/28/13 (16p. PDF)
Metro / Caltrans

Berlin's Subway: "An Underground Art Gallery"
The Atlantic: Cities

Britain's Oddly Captivating Reality Show About Land Use ("The series sets itself up to follow municipal planners across the country, recording largely civil, occasionally bleep-filled exchanges between officials and objectors...And yes, it’s actually fascinating.")
The Atlantic: Cities

California State Agency Says "No Earthquake Faults" Under Beverly Hills High; Vindicates Beverly Hills School Board, Experts
Beverly Hills Courier

City Council Approves La Brea Avenue Streetscape Project ("Bike lanes will be left out of the project for now, but landscaping will allow for their inclusion in the future.")
West Hollywood Patch

Coldwater Canyon Closure Begins Saturday So Crews Can Replace 100-Year-Old Water Main
Los Angeles Daily News

Fate Of Crenshaw Line's Leimert Park Station Still A Mystery
Curbed LA

Gold Line, City Representatives Address Pomona Residents, Property Owner Talk About The Effects Of The Light Rail Line On Northern Pomona
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

How To Cut U.S. Gasoline In Half By 2030
Washington Post

Long Beach: Terminal Island Freeway Removal (Once Again) Gets Funding Approved For A Study
StreetsBlog LA

Los Angeles To Ditch Coal Completely By 2025 ("The city will reduce demand and convert to natural gas, showing that real work on better climate and energy policy might come from the city level, not the feds...L.A. already uses quadruple the amount of renewable energy sources compared to before Villaraigosa took office in 2005.")..
Fast Company Exist

NYC Subways Deploy A Touch-Screen Network, Complete With Apps ("An inside look at a bold new initiative to modernize NYC's digital subway infrastructure...At launch, the screens will feature all sorts of content, like delays, outages, and, of course, ads (which bring in $100 million in revenue for the MTA each year, but mostly in paper signage). Yet its most powerful interaction for many will likely be its map, which features a one-tap navigation system. Seriously. You look at the map, you tap your intended destination, and the map will draw your route, including any transfers along the way. It’s an interface that puts Google Maps to shame.")
Fast Company Exist

Obama Said To Consider Charlotte Mayor Foxx For DOT Post
Bloomberg

On North American Streets, Space For Bikes Is Right There If You Want It
StreetsBlog Network

The Queen Rides The Tube To Celebrate 150 Years Of Subway Transit In London
Grist

Report: Obama Mulling Charlotte Mayor Foxx For DOT Chief
The Hill

State Voters Sour On High Speed Rail
Los Angeles Times
Californians & Their Government: PPIC Statewide Survey (poll results : 35p. PDF)
Public Policy Institute Of California
Press Release

Study: Car Commuters Put On More Weight Than Active Commuters
StreetsBlog DC

Study: Traffic Slower In 110 General Lanes
Palos Verdes Patch

That's No Train! Air Force Eyes Subway For Nuclear Missiles
Wired

West L.A. Expo Stations Getting Mixed-Use Makeovers
Santa Monica Patch

When Public-Private Partnerships Are A Bad Idea
Governing

Why Metro Riders Might Soon Find Themselves On Movie Sets
LAist


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