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4/09/2013

LA Carshare, Gold Line Foothill, HopStop, SCIG Rail Yard, CEQA Reform, Ventura County Transit & More

16 Projects Unveiled For Greening Rio Hondo, San Gabriel Rivers
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Bill To Create Transit District In Ventura County Advances
Ventura County Star

Editorial: Clear The Tracks For New Port Rail Yard ("Benefits of the Gateway project are obvious, but so is the neeed to limit the effects on its neighbors.")
Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Return Streetcars To Riverside? Forget It ("Riverside does not need to duplicate existing transit services at great public cost. The city has better uses for transportation money, or any other kind of funding, than spending millions of tax dollars recreating a long-vanished streetcar system in town. The city should focus instead on street, intersection and other upgrades that would actually improve traffic flow.")
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Editorial: Unions Pose Key Obstacle To CEQA Reform

Daily Breeze

Here Come The Streetcars ("Light rail transit re-established itself in North America as a serious transportation mode 35 years ago, and LRT’s growth continues apace today. It’s now being complemented by a surge in streetcar development, often in tandem with LRT, and often with rail equipment suppliers standing ready to provide both.")
Railway Age

HopStop Live Brings Real-Time Crowdsourced Transit Information To The iPhone
The Verge

How To Write A Complete Streets Policy
StreetsBlog DC

Jerry Brown Seeks Chinese Funding For California High-Speed Rail
Washington Examiner

L.A. MTA, Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center Join Efforts To Combat Pedestrian Fatalities On Metro Blue Line
Progressive Railroading

LADOT Lays The Groundwork For Functional Car Share With Hertz. Goodbye ZipCar?
StreetsBlog LA

Long Beach Transit Sides With BYD Motors For Future Buses
Long Beach Business Journal

Only CEQA Can Make A Plan For More Bike Paths Sound Unwanted
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Opinion: L.A. Residents Should Sound Off On $3 Billion Street Repair Plan
Los Angeles Daily News

Quaint Downtown L.A. Alley Cleared Of Outdoor Dining
Los Angeles Times

RiverLink: The Best (Over A Decade-Old) Idea Yet To Be Realized For West Long Beach
StreetsBlog LA

San Bernardino County Agrees To End 9-Year Lawsuit
San Bernardino Sun

Subway Kiosks Will Guide Riders (In Between Ads) ("Dozens of 6-foot-4-inch stainless-steel kiosks are to be installed in 19 subway stations in the next few months in what the Metropolitan Transportation Authority calls its “On the Go! Travel Station” program. They will replace some of the poster-size paper maps on platforms, mezzanines and turnstile areas, and also cut down on notices that sometimes proliferate to the point that they look like wallpaper.")
New York Times

TfL Technology Innovation Portal (Transport for London (UK) launched a Technology Innovation Portal to encourage staff, suppliers, industry experts, and academicians to share creative solutions for TfL’s challenges)
Transport for London

This Week In Transportation: Big Agenda Gets Rolling
The Hill

Train Runs From Riverside To Angel Games
Riverside Press-Enterprise

WeHo To Get Free Party Buses This Summer
Curbed LA

What Drives Us? Car Sharing Reflects Cultural Shift
KQED

Why Google Transit Will Never Be Enough For Small To Medium-Sized Systems
Human Transit


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