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Summer Beach Bus 2013 - City of Santa Clarita Transit
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thumbnail www­.santaclaritatransit.com - The City of Santa Clarita is now offering rides to Santa Monica via the 2013 Summer Beach Bus, traveling to Santa Monica on Saturdays and Sundays from June 8 through September 1.   Summer Beach Bus...
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www­.foothilltransit.org - The Foothill Transit Rose Bowl shuttle service is free. Just get yourself to Pasadena Ave., between Walnut and Union, look for the line of people - don’t worry about that line, it moves pretty quic...
New FlyAway bus service begins from Exposition Line to LAX - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - Travelers who want to use the FlyAway bus service on their way to or from LAX now can be picked up and dropped off at the airport at the La Brea Avenue rail station, thanks to the expansion of serv...
Los Angeles Broadway Redevelopment to Make the City More Pedestrian-Friendly - Day News
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thumbnail www­.daynews.com - The City of Los Angeles has a reputation for being more car-friendly than pedestrian-friendly. In order to re-establish the walkability of its streets, the city council plans to transform the histo...
Hollywood Freeway at Alvarado 1950s on Flickr. ...
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thumbnail lacmtalibrary­.tumblr.com - The Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Library and Archive at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is the largest transit operator research collection in the US. We are part...
To clean the air, Dutch scientists invent pavement that eats smog - chicagotribune.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - Scientists in the Netherlands have found that installing special air-purifying pavement on city streets can cut air pollution nearly in half. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology outfi...
Santa Monica could get new real-time parking signs, The Lookout News
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www­.surfsantamonica.com - “The signs will have embedded light sensors that automatically adjust the brightness of the sign according to the time of day and are similar to a typical street light,” staff wrote in a letter the...
Launch of transit system to kick off Bell carnival - Los Angeles Wave: The Press
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wavenewspapers­.com - BELL — The start of Bell’s first fixed-route transit system, La Campana, to be marked with a public ceremony at 10 a.m. July 12, will also begin a four-day Fiesta de Carnival featuring a free conce...
Metro’s Got Art and Wants to Share It - Los Angeles Downtown News - For Everything Downtown L.A.!: News
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thumbnail www­.ladowntownnews.com - The transit agency is launching Metro Art Moves_DTLA, a monthly tour of creative pieces at three Downtown Metro stations. Tours will run the first Thursday of every month from 5:30-7 p.m. through S...
UCLA Ackerman Terminal To Close Monday Through 2016
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www­.smmirror.com - Big Blue Bus is reminding everyone that its UCLA Ackerman Terminal in Westwood will close starting Monday, July 8 as part of the Luskin Conference and Guest Center construction through the summer o...
Metro, Caltrans to Hold Public Meetings on High Desert Corridor (HDC) Project
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Metro, Caltrans to Hold Public Meetings on High Desert Corridor (HDC) Project This entry was posted in Measure R, Projects, Transportation News and tagged Adelanto, Caltrans, community meetings, Hi...
The First Week - Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
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thumbnail www­.lamayor.org - My first week as your Mayor has come to a close. After a long campaign, a swift transition, and a humbling inaugural ceremony, I'm now focused on the work the people of Los Angeles said they wanted...
DTLA bus benches to host art, not ads, this summer :: blogdowntown
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thumbnail blogdowntown­.com - Dulce Pinz√≥n is one of the two artists whose work will be displayed on select bus benches through downtown L.A. and the Boyle Heights neighborhood. This image shows Spider-Man window-washing a skys...
Roadshow: Drivers not pleased that California highways rank among worst in nation - Santa Cruz Sentinel
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thumbnail www­.mercurynews.com - Q If we are spending five times the national average on per-mile maintenance for our state highways and freeways, why are we ranking near the bottom on road quality? Why are our roads in such bad s...
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti rode the bus to work, and other first week adventures | Off-Ramp
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thumbnail www­.scpr.org - 7/5/2013: New LA Mayor Eric Garcetti meeting and greeting at Van Nuys City Hall, where he presided over the swearing-in of LA City Councilman Bob Blumfield. New LA Mayor Eric Garcetti knows the hon...
Christopher Lytle got his start in Long Beach, but will soon leave for the Port of Oakland - Press-Telegram
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thumbnail www­.presstelegram.com - LONG BEACH >> Christopher Lytle stood on the rooftop of the Port Administration Building with the city skyline and the Port of Long Beach fittingly behind him. Lytle, who announced his resignation ...
Use of Advance Geospatial Data, Tools, Technologies, and Information in Department of Transportation Projects | Blurbs
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www­.trb.org - TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 446: Use of Advance Geospatial Data, Tools, Technologies, and Information in Department of Transportation Projects that explore...
Court rules Amtrak's role in regulations unconstitutional - The Hill's RegWatch
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thumbnail thehill­.com - A federal appeals court has ruled that Amtrak's role in developing railroad regulations has been unconstitutional. The passenger train company had been working with the Department of Transportation...
Week ahead: Foxx’s first full week - The Hill's Transportation Report
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thumbnail thehill­.com - New Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will have his first full week at the helm of the transportation department this week. Foxx was sworn-in last Tuesday after he was confirmed by the Senate o...
Nighttime closures planned near Devore Interchange | devore, interchange, nighttime - Victorville Daily Press
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thumbnail www­.vvdailypress.com - DEVORE • Lanes of Interstate 15 and Interstate 215 near the Devore Interchange will close intermittently at night from Monday through Friday. Crews working on the Devore Interchange Project will be...
California Seeks to Break Freight Bottleneck - News - TruckingInfo.com
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thumbnail www­.truckinginfo.com - The U.S. Transportation Department says California's Devore Interchange is a critical freight link serving 21,000 trucks each day. Now the state has broken ground on a modernized Devore Interchange...
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Movie theaters in airports? That probably won't fly - latimes.com
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DDOT Expects Fare-Collecting, Passenger-Transporting Streetcars by Year’s End - Housing Complex
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Metropolitan Areas on the Move: Trends and Reforms
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TriMet adding 58 more digital displays to MAX system, promises better upkeep
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HIRING: National Guard Veteran Finds Job Opportunity | Amtrak Blog
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City May Fight Orange County 405 Expansion Plans - Gazettes.com, Long Beach California: Government
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Small plane lands on 405 Freeway in Long Beach - The Daily Breeze
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Bike trail connecting Burbank to Metrolink station gets funds - Burbank Leader
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City closes escrow on Greenway Trail extension - Whittier Daily News
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Effectively Managing Consumer Fuel Price Driven Transit Demand | Blurbs
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In Europe, Greener Transit on Existing Infrastructure - NYTimes.com
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Improve: Those with disabilities need better mass transit to help find, keep jobs | Pacific Daily News
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At the Bus Stop, Strangers in a Strange Land | Where We Are | SoCal Focus
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Burbank to Get $4.4 Million Bike Trail Connecting to Metrolink - Bikeification - Curbed LA
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Exploring the San Gabriel River to the Bridge to Nowhere | Production Notes | Departures
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Ex-Rail Minister in China Gets a Suspended Death Sentence - NYTimes.com
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Accusations thrown over LAX advertising contract bidding process - DailyBulletin.com
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