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7/23/2013

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Metro Transportation Research Library: Aggregating transit and transportation news via Twitter & select RSS feeds, curated on weekdays.
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T4A Calls for Action Against Dreadful House Transpo Budget
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thumbnail dc­.streetsblog.org - Transportation for America is gearing up for a fight over transit, rail, and TIGER funding, and they’re asking supporters of smart transportation investments to make their voices heard. The new bud...
Work Begins at Loma Linda Park/Ride Station | Omnitrans Public Transit News for the San Bernardino Valley
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thumbnail www­.omnitrans.org - Construction crews have begun working on the fifth and final sbX station platform in Loma Linda, on the west side of Anderson Street near Redlands Boulevard in front of the future park-and-ride loc...
Toll Lanes on 110 and 10 Seem to Be Working Pretty Well - The Commute - Curbed LA
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thumbnail la­.curbed.com - If the ExpressLanes toll lanes on the 10 and 110 freeways don't deliver on their traffic-reducing promises, the federal government could take back the $210 million in funding they provided, so Metr...
Take Action to Keep Transit Benefits Equal to Parking Perks — Mobility Lab
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thumbnail mobilitylab­.org - The Senate Finance Committee in Congress has announced that it will reform the tax code by starting with a clean slate. This is important to Mobility Lab readers because the $245 pre-tax benefit fo...
Hearings | Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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transportation­.house.gov - Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure | Republicans Chairman Bill Shuster Jurisdiction Membership Committee Rules Committee Oversight Plan Majority Staff Minority Site Bills Hearings and M...
Week ahead: Foxx to offer testimony for first time in office - The Hill's Transportation Report
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thumbnail thehill­.com - New Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will testify before Congress for the first time since being sworn-in to his post this week. Foxx will appear before the Senate Environment and Public Works...
Wabtec awarded California PTC contract
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thumbnail www­.globalrailnews.com - Wabtec has won a $9 million contract to supply Positive Train Control (PTC) technology for San Diego’s Oceanside services. The contract, which includes an option worth another $5 million, will see ...
The HIA Process | Health Impact Project
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thumbnail www­.healthimpactproject.org - The applications of HIA are broad and the methods used to analyze impacts are variable, but the basic steps described for completing an HIA are consistent. These steps can be accomplished fairly qu...
TR News May-June 2013: Railroads and Research: Sharing Track | Blurbs
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www­.trb.org - This issue of the TR News highlights the benefits from research investments that anticipate and help meet the industry's needs. Research and demonstration projects on crash energy management; the d...
Temple City enters into sixth month of construction for Rosemead Boulevard Project - Pasadena Star-News
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - Over the next few weeks, construction for the Rosemead Boulevard Project will be concentrated on the east sidewalk between Las Tunas Drive and Callita Street. Drivers heading eastbound and westboun...
A New River Runs Through It
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thumbnail www­.huffingtonpost.com - Co-authored by Allan J. Abshez For most longtime Angelenos, the Los Angeles River has represented little more than a concrete scar across the county, a channel sending urban runoff and debris towar...
Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan
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www­.metro.net - Union Station is the region’s primary transit hub, connecting Southern California counties whose combined population totals more than 17 million. Metro purchased the iconic downtown LA station in 2...
Metro Wants Regional Connector Lawsuits Dismissed - Los Angeles Downtown News - For Everything Downtown L.A.!: News
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thumbnail www­.ladowntownnews.com - Thomas Properties Group, the Westin Bonaventure hotel and Japanese Village Plaza have separately sued Metro, alleging that the project’s Environmental Impact Report is faulty. Metro, however, belie...
Before the 'Carmageddon': A Photographic Look at the Construction of 5 SoCal Freeways | LA as Subject | SoCal Focus
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thumbnail www­.kcet.org - The photos below, culled from several regional archives, illustrate that junction between L.A.'s pre- and post-freeway eras, when work crews built bridges and on-ramps but also razed houses and spl...
Next community workshop for Union Station Master Plan is August 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Here’s the meeting notice from the Union Station Master Plan team: Please join us for our summer Community Workshop to learn about Metro’s progress on the LA Union Station Master Plan (project home...
Reminder: Expo Phase 2 Construction Update Meetings
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thumbnail us1­.campaign-archive1.com - The Exposition Construction Authority invites you to construction update community meetings for Phase 2 of the Expo Line project. Stakeholders will receive information on upcoming construction acti...
California High Speed Rail Blog » Engineering and Surveying for HSR Through Fresno May Begin Soon
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www­.cahsrblog.com - The California High Speed Rail Authority is seeking firms for engineering and surveying for the route south of Fresno: The authority last week issued a request for companies to submit their qualifi...
Infographic: Does Congestion Pricing Work?
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thumbnail thisbigcity­.net - This post is also available in: Chinese (Traditional) From the success of congestion pricing in Stockholm to the lack of enthusiasm in US cities (and indeed, much of the world in recent years), con...
Foxx on first trip as DOT chief: Rail safety should be a priority - The Hill's Transportation Report
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thumbnail thehill­.com - Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Monday that his first trip since assuming his post was to demonstrate the importance of increasing safety on railways and other forms of transportation...
Fan trip in Huntington Park on Flickr. Pacific...
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UPDATED: Metro Board to Vote on Transit Mall Station Name Change
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thumbnail www­.lbpost.com - UPDATE MONDAY JULY 22 | The vote to rename the Blue Line Transit Mall station "Downtown Long Beach station" has been pushed up to this month's Metro Board of Directors meeting, the Long Beach Post ...
Distinguished artist Walter Hood to create integrated sculptural work for Downtown Santa Monica Station
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Walter Hood, a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome and a winner selected to represent the United States at the 2010 Venice Biennale, has been selected to create an integrated sculptural work for...
Monterey Park seeks new provider for Spirit Bus - Pasadena Star-News
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - MONTEREY PARK - The City Council could transfer service providers for city-owned Spirit Buses. A July 17 staff report recommended that City Council approve Transportation Concepts' bid to operate a...
Closures continue this week on Long Beach (710) Freeway - Pasadena Star-News
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - Several local highways and surface streets will be closed to traffic this week as Caltrans continues construction on the $120 million pavement replacement project on the Long Beach (710) Freeway fr...
XpressWest project is not likely to get back on track
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thumbnail www­.thetransitwire.com - The bad news continues for the proposed XpressWest high-speed rail line between Las Vegas (NV) and southern California. Last week came word that the U.S. Department of Transportation rejected an ap...
Bicyclists and Car Drivers: Cease Fire
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www­.citywatchla.com - LA TOMORROW - It’s time for a truce in the battle between LA’s bicyclists and automobile drivers, said a panel of transportation thinkers at a Z√≥calo Public Square/Grand Park event. Instead, it’s t...
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Video: High Speed Rail Authority CIO Jeff Vargas Interview with Christina Gagnier - Techwire.net
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All Aboard: Rail Centric Construction Gets Back on Track
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Rising Gas Prices Equal Big Savings for Public Transportation Riders
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Better Institutions: Extreme Temperatures Are Affecting Every Mode of Transportation
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Fake Signs On Bay Area Highways Say Drones Looking For Speeders « CBS San Francisco
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Great, great video of steam engine running along future Gold Line alignment in Pasadena in 1992
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Closures for I-5 HOV Improvement Project
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Cyclists sound off on stop signs - Santa Monica Daily Press
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Caltrans engineers optimistic on fixing fire-damaged tunnel - latimes.com
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PHOTOS: 1940s wartime posters urge rail passengers to “stay put”
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130-foot concrete beams transported through Monrovia and Duarte - Pasadena Star-News
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The Week in Livable Streets Events
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Diesel Rises 3.6¢ to $3.903 in Third Gain | Transport Topics Online
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Legal Aspects for Performance-Based Specifications for Highway Construction and Maintenance Contracts | Blurbs
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Metro releases latest report with preliminary data on ExpressLanes’ performance on 10 and 110 freeways
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Apple Said to Buy HopStop, Pushing Deeper Into Maps - Bloomberg
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Apple Confirms Hopstop Acquisition - John Paczkowski and Liz Gannes - Mobile - AllThingsD
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