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7/03/2013

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Meet Your New Transportation Committee, Chaired by Mike Bonin
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - We just received confirmation from Council Member Mike Bonin’s office that Bonin will  replace his former boss Bill Rosendahl as Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee. The Westside’s C...
California highways among worst in the nation - San Jose Mercury News
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thumbnail www­.mercurynews.com - California's highways continue to rank among the worst in the nation -- a sorry distinction the state has held for more than a decade. The Golden State's highway system is ranked 47th among the 50 ...
Bike trail connecting Burbank to Metrolink station gets funds - Burbank Leader
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www­.burbankleader.com - A new bike lane to connect the downtown Metrolink station with the Lake-Alameda bike path will cost $4.4 million, but when it's completed in 2016, officials say it will fill a missing link for comm...
Metro Board removes 710 extension from accelerated projects - Pasadena Star-News
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - Opponents of the SR-710 north extension rejoiced this week after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board voted not to include the controversial freeway completion in a plan to accelerate pr...
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...
N.J. bus operator goes 30 years without accident - News - METRO Magazine
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www­.metro-magazine.com - RELATED: Driving perfection — N.J. transit driver goes 30-plus years without an accident. Fill out the form below to request more info regarding the company/product/service featured in the story. J...
Speeding Up IT Procurement
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www­.govtech.com - There’s a huge amount of innovation occurring right now in the technology industry. Social media-driven collaboration, lightweight applications, cloud computing and other trends are radically chang...
Highway 126 expansion to begin soon
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thumbnail www­.signalscv.com - Highway 126 expansion to begin soon Project officials: Highway will not shut down entirely during construction
West Orange County Connectors Project construction highlights through Sunday, July 7
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thumbnail www­.oc-breeze.com - The following information was released by Orange County Transportation Authority. In observance of the Fourth of July holiday, there will be no nighttime closures Wednesday, July 3 through Sunday, ...
Summer Metro Motion celebrates the season with a bus and then a bike ride along the beautiful Pacific
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - The newest edition of Metro Motion is out and it celebrates summer with a breathtaking ride along the beautiful Pacific. All we need to do is take the Metro Rapid 720 to Santa Monica, hop on a bike...
Bringing Broadway Back? Council Backs Plan to Halve Car Lanes in Favor of Pedestrian Space
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - When Antonio Villaraigosa discussed his plans to revitalize Downtown Los Angeles in his 2005 campaign for mayor, he often used the term “Manhattanization” as short hand for his density and communit...
Former Charlotte mayor sworn in as new Transportation chief - The Hill's Transportation Report
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thumbnail thehill­.com - Former Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx (D) was sworn in as the 17th secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOT) on Tuesday, according to Obama administration officials.  Foxx took the o...
THE FUTURE OF FEDERAL FUNDING IS FINANCE: Move LA returns from Transit Initiatives Conference in Atlanta
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thumbnail movela­.org - Move LA just got back from three hot days in Midtown Atlanta at APTA’s (American Public Transportation Association) Center for Transportation Excellence Conference, where cities and regions from ar...
Bikes, Train, Boats: Fourth of July on the Move
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thumbnail www­.nbclosangeles.com - Independence Day? It's probably the holiday we're most likely to sit on a blanket outdoors. This is true, right? That's how many of us watch fireworks, and enjoy picnics. It's a special day enjoyed...
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lawa­.org - (Los Angeles, California – June 27, 2013)  The new LAX FlyAway® bus service between the Metro Rail Exposition Line rail station at La Brea Avenue and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) begins ...
Diverse CEQA bills ride wave of support - Sacramento Business Journal
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thumbnail www­.bizjournals.com - The California Environmental Quality Act inspired a rare bout of bipartisanship this year. For starters, Senate lawmakers unanimously approved a major CEQA reform bill in May that would set new thr...
Metro’s Civil Rights Review Oddyssey
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - A few months ago I spotted on the bus a new take one multilingual brochure titled “Metro Notice of Civil Rights”. Informational placards with the same information also popped up on Metrorail equipm...
Pier T Off-Ramp to Close July 9 for Bridge Construction
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thumbnail us6­.campaign-archive2.com - Once the westbound Pier T Avenue off-ramp is closed, crews will begin to demolish ramp sections that are adjacent to Ocean Blvd.  To demolish the portion of the Pier T Avenue off-ramp that passes o...
Cyber security at ports insufficient, study says - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - Coast Guard Cmdr. Joseph Kramek, who spent a year as a fellow at the Brookings Institution, examined some of the nation's most heavily used ports: Los Angeles and Long Beach; Baltimore; Houston and...
CA: State's Bullet Trains to Reduce Future Greenhouse Gases
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thumbnail www­.masstransitmag.com - Operations of California's high-speed rail system between 2022 and 2050 could remove between 27.1 million and 44.9 million tons of greenhouse gases by shifting travelers from automobiles and airpla...
MegaProject 47: Argentina and Chile call for interest for $850 million tunnel project
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thumbnail infrapppworld­.com - This article is part of a daily series of MegaProjects articles. If you want to know more about PPP projects with a considerable size visit our MegaProjects section. You can receive them by email o...
AAA: Gas prices at five-month low ahead of July 4th weekend - The Hill's E2-Wire
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thumbnail thehill­.com - The $3.48 per gallon national average for unleaded fuel is the lowest since Feb. 1. While that's still the third-highest on record for the Independence Day period, AAA said the relative drop amid a...
Bombardier Unveils Newest Very High Speed Train in Italy
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thumbnail www­.masstransitmag.com - Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation hosted the world premiere of the Frecciarossa 1000 very high speed train at its Vado Ligure site in Italy. Built by Bombardier Transportation and it...
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AC Transit carries thousands of extra riders during BART strike - News - METRO Magazine
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San Pedro's New Park Links Up Waterfront and Downtown - Green Space - Curbed LA
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After 50 Years of Sprawl, a Profound Sense of Loss
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Caught on Video: Commuter Terrorizes Senior on LA Bus
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Foxx Sworn in as Transportation Secretary | Transport Topics Online
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Model Mutual Aid Agreements for Airports | Blurbs
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CTA to launch open standards fare payment system
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Uber to Lyft Win as BART Rail Strike Strands Bay Area Commuters - Businessweek
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Calif. Voting and Suburbanization Patterns: Implications for Transit Policy
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