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7/29/2013

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Public Meeting of Future of Union Station Coming Thursday - Los Angeles Downtown News - For Everything Downtown L.A.!: News
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thumbnail www­.ladowntownnews.com - The agency is hosting a community workshop from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels to discuss refinements to original draft alternatives. The proposed ma...
La Canada Flintridge Council sets aside $500,000 for possible 710 freeway fight - Pasadena Star-News
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE - The City Council set aside $500,000 of the city's general fund reserve this week in a preemptive effort to fight construction of a possible tunnel connecting the 710 Freeway ...
Eleanor Holmes Norton Takes Top Dem Slot on Highways and Transit Panel
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thumbnail dc­.streetsblog.org - Rep. Ed Markey of Massachusetts was elected to the Senate last month, setting off a chain of events that has led to the appointment of a new ranking member of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee ...
RailPAC: It’s Hard to get Around California by Train
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www­.railpac.org - What would work much better would be a direct overnight train between Los Angeles and San Francisco. This could be done with one additional trainset on the California Zephyr with connecting service...
Monrovia hopes "Gold Town" compliments its "Old Town" - Pasadena Star-News
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - MONROVIA - A blighted area of the city where construction is already underway for the Metro Gold Line's expansion through Monrovia will soon see $25.6 million in public improvements. The City Counc...
Consultants To Study Santa Monica Neighborhood Plan’s Connectivity To Transit
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www­.smmirror.com - The arrival of the Expo Line in Santa Monica has been a focal point for promoting greater mobility and a viable alternative to reduce the number of vehicles traveling within the city. Another benef...
Gold Line light rail celebrates its 10th anniversary - Pasadena Star-News
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - PASADENA - Strong support for an extension of the Gold Line to Ontario underscored a celebratory press conference Friday honoring the light rail line's 10th birthday. Elected officials from across ...
I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project
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thumbnail www­.metro.net - Beginning August 3, 2013, the northbound off-ramp to Sunset Bl will close for 120 days for the construction of a longer and wider off-ramp. The new off-ramp will feature 60 percent more capacity to...
How to Make Chicago's Union Station a Place You'd Actually Want to Visit - Emily Badger - The Atlantic Cities
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thumbnail www­.theatlanticcities.com - Chicago's 88-year-old Union Station is not so much a destination as a place that people pass through on their way to somewhere else. Few people go there to shop, or to grab lunch from neighborhood ...
BART troubles expose mass transit flaws
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thumbnail todnews­.com - There are few good options for BART riders who rely on trains for their daily commute. Photo by Michael Short, special to the Chronicle The strike drama at BART underlines the fragility of the Bay ...
New tug for Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors is powerful and clean - Press-Telegram
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thumbnail www­.presstelegram.com - Although diminutive in stature, the Robert Franco, the newest tug in the Harley Marine Services fleet can swing into action when vessels are stranded miles away. "This boat could end up in Catalina...
California High Speed Rail Blog » High Speed Rail’s Strong Safety Record
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www­.cahsrblog.com - The driver of the Spanish train that derailed and killed 78 people in Santiago de Compostela this week is being formally accused of reckless homicide by the government: Visiting Santiago, the Spani...
The Transit Coalition Blog | Gold Line to Claremont Left Out
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thumbnail thetransitcoalition­.us - Last week, the Metro Board approved a plan to accelerate Measure R transit projects but did not include a bid to update the financial picture for completing the Gold Line to Claremont. This left st...
Balloon Route excursion car on Flickr. Postcard...
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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...
Long Beach officials voice opposition to 405 widening project - Press-Telegram
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thumbnail www­.presstelegram.com - Long Beach leaders say the city should not have to pay for street and intersection improvements to accommodate the widening of the 405 Freeway, a project being undertaken by Orange County transport...
Spain train crash: Judge questions driver
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thumbnail abclocal­.go.com - SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain -- The driver of a Spanish train that derailed at high speed was being questioned by a judge on Sunday as officials tried to determine if he was responsible for the ac...
Aviation careers on full display for teens near LAX - The Daily Breeze
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thumbnail www­.dailybreeze.com - One afternoon this week, 10 high school students crisply issued commands to airline pilots. Wearing headsets, they cleared them to land and to take off, then watched as airplanes moved around exact...
HDC Introductory Video - YouTube
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thumbnail www­.youtube.com - Metro Los Angeles·362 videos SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe 1,049 Like Sign in to YouTube Sign in with your Google Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to like Metro Los Ange...
What the President Did and Didn’t Say About Transportation Last Week
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thumbnail www­.transportationissuesdaily.com - Last week the President spoke forcefully about the benefits of infrastructure investment, but left out something we wanted to hear. Upon learning the President would appear at the Port of Jacksonvi...
Survey: Investing in Mass Transit Key to Economic Growth and Job Creation : The Rockefeller Foundation
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www­.rockefellerfoundation.org - As part of the Foundation’s focus on transforming cities, we’re supporting local efforts to build Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems in Boston, Chicago, Nashville and Pittsburgh. We recently funded re...
Massive Cuts Looming for MTD Bus Riders The Santa Barbara Independent
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thumbnail www­.independent.com - It’s unclear just how many phone calls Ann Comer — Metropolitan Transit District chief Sherrie Fisher’s designated fall guy — has gotten from Santa Barbara bus riders alarmed about massive cuts in ...
Bob Hope Airport kicks off customer rewards program - Burbank Leader
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www­.burbankleader.com - Bob Hope Airport on Friday launched its new customer loyalty program, which gives visitors rewards for purchases made at the airfield and will hopefully spark more spending that will benefit its co...
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...
Division 3 bus and rail on Flickr. Metropolitan...
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Pedicabs Have Been Operating In Santa Monica, World Did Not End, & An EV Paid By Ads Starts Giving Out Free Rides With Marketing Pitches
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - It’s now been more than a week since pedicabs started operating in Santa Monicaand I can confirm that the circles of hell have not come unleashed upon the fair city of Santa Monica. Traffic congest...
Officials solicit ideas for CV Link trail project | The Desert Sun
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thumbnail www­.mydesert.com - INDIO — A continuous trail that will span the Coachella Valley won’t be built for a few years, but the potential benefits it could bring to this region’s visitors and residents are already of great...
Ventura County wants to overhaul bus system - Mass Transit
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thumbnail www­.masstransitmag.com - With the East County Courthouse only open part time, Simi Valley residents frequently have to travel to Ventura for their day in court. But if they are dependent on public transit, and if they don'...
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