Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

7/04/2013

High Desert Corridor, 4th of July via Transit, 91 Freeway, High Speed Rail, Metrolink/OCTA, 710, Omnitrans, Amtrak and more...

L.A. Transportation Headlines
 
L.A. Transportation Headlines
Metro Transportation Library: Aggregating transit and transportation news via Twitter & select RSS feeds, curated on weekdays.
avatar Published by
Metro Library
04 July 2013
Read paper →
Education Environment Leisure Business Health #transit #amtrak
 
High Desert Corridor
avatar Shared by
High Desert Corridor
thumbnail www­.metro.net - High Desert Corridor (HDC) Help us plan the future of transportation in the high desert. The HDC project is currently being proposed as an approximately 63‐mile long, east–west multipurpose transpo...
LA Metro Asks Judge To Toss Challenge To $1.7B Light Rail - Law360
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.law360.com - Share us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn By Kaitlin Ugolik 0 Comments Select primary interest Antitrust & Competition Law Banking Bankruptcy & Restructuring Corporate Law Energy Litigation & Regulati...
Railroad Passenger Rail Article - Los Angeles transportation authority takes a comprehensive approach to sustainability planning. Information For Rail Career Professionals From Progressive Railroading Magazine
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.progressiverailroading.com - By Julie Sneider, Assistant Editor The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) has taken its sustainability planning to a new level with a recently adopted policy that cal...
CORONA: Wall Street green lights Highway 91 expansion | Corona, Norco, Eastvale News
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.pe.com - The blinking yellow light to begin expansion of Highway 91 in Corona has turned green. The Riverside County Transportation Commission has announced the sale of bonds to pay for the construction, op...
CA: State's Bullet Trains to Reduce Future Greenhouse Gases
avatar Shared by
Eno Trans
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...
California high-speed rail will benefit the environment, says new report
avatar Shared by
Global Rail News
thumbnail www­.globalrailnews.com - California’s high-speed rail link will cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by ‘four to eight million tons of CO2 by 2030′, according to a new report. Construction of the new network would be...
McCaskill announces plan to introduce a jobs and infrastructure bill - The Hill's Floor Action
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail thehill­.com - Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) announced Tuesday that she’d introduce a bipartisan jobs and infrastructure bill when the Senate returns next week. “Traveling across Missouri, it's impossible to igno...
Opponents Seek to Stop Skanska L.A. Light Rail Project | ENR: Engineering News Record
avatar Shared by
WTS Los Angeles
thumbnail enr­.construction.com - A Los Angeles light rail line being expanded by Skanska USA faces a court challenge that could shut down work. The state Supreme Court is scheduled to hand down a decision by Aug.7 in a challenge b...
Railroad tracks: A good place to work, but not to walk
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.railwayage.com - But tracks are not a safe place to walk. In the January-April 2013 period, there were 152 trespasser fatalities, up 20.6% from the same period last year. There 665 highway/rail incidents, up 2.6%. ...
After the Fireworks, There is Still Fun to Be Had on Bikes This Weekend
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - Last July, the Peace, Love and Family ride took a couple hundred riders on a tour through some of the major corridors of South L.A. before returning to a festival at Manchester and Vermont to show ...
Go Metro for fun Fourth of July festivities
avatar Shared by
thesource.metro.net
thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - It’s time to get patriotic and enjoy some barbeque, fireworks, and whole lot of red, white, and blue. The Fourth of July is right around the corner and Metro provides Angelenos an easy way to get t...
Go Metro Weekends, Fourth of July
avatar Shared by
thesource.metro.net
thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - A quick heads up: Metro Bus and Rail will be operating on a Sunday/holiday schedule for the Fourth of July on Thursday. Don’t forget, the inaugural Metro Art Moves summer tour is set for this Thurs...
ipernity: EXPO LINE FAN
avatar Shared by
Expo Light Rail Line
www­.ipernity.com - The goal of this Page is to Document the Construction of the LA Metro Expo Line and to promote the Use of Light Rail and Heavy Rail Line in the Los Angles to grow our rail network and to increase P...
16 Great Unofficial Places to Watch the Fourth of July Fireworks - Curbed Maps - Curbed LA
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail la­.curbed.com - [Image via Sweet D! / Curbed LA flickr pool; all others via Curbed LA flickr pool] The streets are alive with the sounds of bottle rockets: it's Independence Day once again in Los Angeles. There ar...
Exploring the San Gabriel River to the Bridge to Nowhere | Production Notes | Departures
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.kcet.org - Following our exploration of the West Fork of the San Gabriel River, it was now time for us to conquer the hilly and windy paths along the East Fork of the river, otherwise known Bridge to Nowhere ...
What's Behind the BART Strike?
avatar Shared by
Americans4Transit
thumbnail www­.motherjones.com - Primarily, a wage increase, but also improved safety measures. Despite increases in the cost of living, BART employees haven't received a raise in five years. At the last round of talks, the unions...
Downtown LA Drill To Feature Random Bag Checks At Union Station « CBS Los Angeles
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail losangeles­.cbslocal.com - LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Over 1,300 law enforcement and homeland security personnel participated in a counter-terrorism drill in downtown Los Angeles. Operation Independence is a two-day, high-vis...
Pasadena Now » Civil Advocates to Hold 4th of July Protest March vs Proposed 710 Freeway Extension
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.pasadenanow.com - From STAFF REPORTS Published: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 | 1:07 PM Civil advocates will hold a 4th of July Parade Protest March with the residents of South Pasadena and at least seven nearby cities ag...
CSUSB Platform Infrastructure Installed | Omnitrans Public Transit News for the San Bernardino Valley
avatar Shared by
Omnitrans
thumbnail www­.omnitrans.org - The latest work at the CSUSB sbX station is now giving the public a better look at the electrical station components that differentiate the bus rapid transit (BRT) service from regular bus service....
Cyber security at ports insufficient, study says - latimes.com
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
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...
4th of July/Independence Day Schedule
avatar Shared by
metrolosangeles
www­.metro.net - Affected Rail Lines: Metro Blue Line, Metro Red Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Purple Line, Metro Expo Line Affected Bus Lines: 002/302, 004, 010, 014, 016/316, 018, 020, 028, 030/3...
Planned Service Advisories
avatar Shared by
metrolosangeles
www­.metro.net - 4th of July/Independence Day Schedule Affected Bus Lines: 002/302, 004, 010, 014, 016/316, 018, 020, 028, 030/330, 033, 035, 037, 038, 040, 042, 045, 048, 051/052/352, 053, 055/355, 060, 062, 066, ...
Amtrak loses power to hold freight accountable for delays - News - METRO Magazine
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.metro-magazine.com - RELATED: "Freight and Passenger Rail: Friends or Foes?" Fill out the form below to request more info regarding the company/product/service featured in the story. Join the Metro E-Newsletters and re...
INT: Metrolink and OCTA highlight connectivity to OC Fair
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
www­.inlandnewstoday.com - LOS ANGELES- - (INT) - Metrolink launched its OC Fair wrapped car Wednesday as the OC Fair held a road show at the Irvine Metrolink Station celebrating the connectivity of Metrolink and the Orange ...
Metro Adventures: What To Do On The Expo Line: LAist
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail laist­.com - It's been just over one year since Metro completed Phase 1 of the Expo Line, and in that year the line has been largely hailed as a success. Although the entire line is yet to be completed (Phase 2...
Burbank to Get $4.4 Million Bike Trail Connecting to Metrolink - Bikeification - Curbed LA
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail la­.curbed.com - [Downtown Burbank Metrolink station by Greg Lilly via Flickr] Burbank is prepping to build a bike lane connecting the current Lake/Alameda bike path with the Downtown Burbank Metrolink station, the...
Rail News - LACMTA schedules information sessions on SR-710 alternatives. For Railroad Career Professionals
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.progressiverailroading.com - The sessions will be held July 18, 20 and 23. LACMTA staff will present information about the five alternatives that will be included in a Draft Environmental Impact Report/Statement for in-depth e...
Report: Cyber Attack At LA, Long Beach Ports Could Cost $1B Per Day « CBS Los Angeles
avatar Shared by
KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
thumbnail losangeles­.cbslocal.com - LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Officials at ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach will look to better prepare for the threat of cyber attacks after a new report found the nation’s largest port system coul...
Send Us Your Questions for City Council Transportation Committee Chair Mike Bonin
avatar Shared by
la.streetsblog.org
thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - Next Tuesday morning, I’ll be joining Mike Bonin for a bus ride from the Westside to City Hall for Streetsblog’s first interview with the new City Council Transportation Committee Chair. If you hav...
Website focuses on intercity bus travel
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.thetransitwire.com - A new website hopes to make shopping for intercity bus tickets easier. Bustripping, founded by three recent graduates of the College of Charleston (SC), is a Travelocity-type aggregation website fo...
Integrating Land Use and Transportation V: Centers
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - Last month, Streetsblog introduced a six-part series by Mark Vallianatos looking at how city leadership can start truly integrating land use and transportation in the six geographic zones he outlin...
grand jury report | Public transportation | www.mpacorn.com
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail www­.mpacorn.com - Traveling between cities in Ventura County generally means hitting the freeway in an automobile. But for older residents who are no longer able to drive, finding reliable public transportation to g...
SCVNews.com | MTA Board Quashes Antonovich Plan to Complete Gold Line
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
thumbnail scvnews­.com - [Supervisor Antonovich] – In a punitive action, the majority of the MTA Board undermined a motion to complete the Gold Line to Claremont – thumbing their nose at the San Gabriel Valley Council of G...
Fourth of July traffic: DUI checkpoints, road closures and more
avatar Shared by
scpr.org
thumbnail www­.scpr.org - To celebrate July 4, many cities will be having events that may close streets. In this photo, Jose Lima #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers (C) watches a firework display after defeating the Anaheim Ang...
Metro to reconstruct entrance to South Pasadena Station
avatar Shared by
thesource.metro.net
thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Metro will begin rebuilding a new ADA-compliant access ramp to replace existing stairs on the southbound platform of the Metro Gold Line South Pasadena Station. Access to the platform will be avail...
Videos
thumbnail
avatar Shared by
Metrolink
 
thumbnail
avatar Shared by
OCTA Marketing
More videos →
Education
Foxx to face eight major transportation issues
avatar Shared by
Better Roads
San Francisco transit service crippled by strike - The Hill's Transportation Report
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
Anthony Foxx Takes Office As U.S. Transportation Secretary
avatar Shared by
dc.streetsblog.org
Climate Reality Leadership Corps - Climate Reality
avatar Shared by
Al Gore
Calif. Voting and Suburbanization Patterns: Implications for Transit Policy
avatar Shared by
MinetaTransportation
Call for Nominations: Sharon D. Banks Award for Humanitarian Leadership in Transportation | Blurbs
avatar Shared by
TRB
More Education →
Environment
VDOT considers 10 public-private partnership projects
avatar Shared by
Better Roads
Streetfilms | Salt Lake City: A Red State Capital Builds Ambitious Transit
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
Calif. lawmaker introduces motorcoach safety bill - News - METRO Magazine
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
Bombardier Unveils Newest Very High Speed Train in Italy
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
AAA: Gas prices at five-month low ahead of July 4th weekend - The Hill's E2-Wire
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
Put More in Your Bank Account and Less in Your Tank by Taking Public Transportation
avatar Shared by
Federal Transit Admn
More Environment →
Photos
thumbnail
avatar Shared by
flickr.com
 
thumbnail
avatar Shared by
flickr.com
 
thumbnail
avatar Shared by
WTS International
More photos →
Leisure
MegaProject 47: Argentina and Chile call for interest for $850 million tunnel project
avatar Shared by
Metro Library
Independence Day Holiday 2013
avatar Shared by
Metrolink
TSA Instagrams Dangerous Confiscated Objects
avatar Shared by
House Transportation
avatar Shared by
North County Transit
Dodgers SuperGroups - ciclavia
avatar Shared by
Open Streets Project
More Leisure →
Business
Infrastructure Journal - News - Cali HSR facing political hurdles
avatar Shared by
WTS Los Angeles
Register Today - FREE LAEDC Webinar on Gaining the Keys to Business Success: Market, Sell, and Fund
avatar Shared by
LA County EDC
TRB Webinar: Airport Planning with Uncertainty in Traffic and Fuel Price Forecasting | Blurbs
avatar Shared by
MnDOT Research
Infrastructure Journal - News - Virginia identifies 10 potenial P3s
avatar Shared by
WTS Los Angeles
More Business →
Health
Orange County Transportation Authority
avatar Shared by
OCTA Marketing
More Health →
Portion of Rosemead Boulebard to be closed for 5K - SGVTribune.com
avatar Shared by
SGV Tribune
More →
 
EducationEnvironmentLeisureBusinessHealth#transit#amtrak
Read paper →