Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

3/27/2013

Re:Street Conference, 91 Freeway Widening, Glendale Cap Park, CAHSR, Figueroa Overhaul, Bike Sharing, Highland Park Transit Village & More

91 Freeway Widening Plan Clears Major Hurdle Monday
Lake Elsinore-Wildomar Patch

As Bike Lanes Expand, Some Fear Traffic Will Only Get Worse
KCET

Bike Sharing Is Coming To San Francisco And Silicon Valley
Transportation Nation
Bay Area Bike Sharing Moves Closer To Reality
SPUR

Boom Times On The Tracks: Rail Capacity, Spending Soar (subscription)
Wall Street Journal

Does Traffic Pollution Cause Asthma?
Discovery

Four Miles Of Figueroa Corridor To Become More Pedestrian, Cyclist Friendly
Blog Downtown

A Freeway Cap Park In Glendale? City Council Hears Proposal Tonight
StreetsBlog LA

Glendale Planning A Downtown Cap Park Over The 134 Freeway
Curbed LA

Here's The Newest Look For Huge Figueroa Street Overhaul
Curbed LA

High-Speed Rail's Strongest Backers Now Express Reservations ("Proponents of the bullet train from L.A. to the Bay Area say political compromises reached to advance the plan undermine legal safeguards and will slow travel.")
Los Angeles Times

Keeping Them Honest: High-Speed Rail Boondoggle (video)
CNN
Another Slanted High-Speed Rail Story From Anderson Cooper
StreetsBlog DC

Miles-Driven Could Replace Gasoline Tax, LaTourette Says
Bloomberg

NoHo Bike Lane War: Lankershim Blvd. vs. Vineland Detour
Curbed LA

Re:Street -- The New Science Of Streets And The Form Of The Future City (International conference : April 5-6 : Metro Boardroom, Los Angeles : a joint conference of Cal Poly Pomona & Bauhaus Universitaet Weimar with the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles)
Re-Street.com

SCIG Rail Yard Protestors To Go On Hunger Strike; Protest In Front Of Villaraigosa's Home
StreetsBlog LA

Southland Ports Could See More Tax Revenue ("The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports would get back more of the funds they raise under a bill sent to the Senate by the Environment and Public Works Committee, chaired by Sen. Barbara Boxer.")
Los Angeles Times

Take A Drive Around The Hated Highland Park Transit Village
Curbed LA
How Will The Highland Park Transit Village Look From The Street
Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch

Transbay Transit Center Design Changes Needed For Cost, Safety
San Francisco Examiner

Valley Transit Dreams: Subway To Bob Hope, Rail To Westside
Curbed LA

Why Connecting Both Smaller And Larger Urban Areas Matters
California High Speed Rail Blog


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