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Free screening of Oscar-winning film ‘Chinatown’ inside Metro’s historic Union Station on Saturday, July 20
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Metro, in partnership with Downtown Film Festival L.A., will screen Chinatown at historic Union Station in a free-to-the public program on the evening of Saturday, July 20th. The classic neo-noir f...
TRANSPORTATION: Rail link to Ontario airport studied | Politics
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thumbnail www­.pe.com - San Bernardino County transportation officials agreed on Wednesday, July 10, to spend nearly $600,000 on a study of potential ways to provide rail access to the LA/Ontario International Airport. Th...
The Faster 405 Campaign: Let's Get Moving! • San Fernando Valley Council of Governments Prioritizes 405 Corridor Transit
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AAG: Ending Gridlock
www­.faster405.com - We acknowledge the generous support of Elon Musk, whose donations make the Faster 405 Campaign possible. Click here for the official 405 site; we're not affiliated with Metro.
PERRIS VALLEY LINE: $3 million settlement reached with environmental group | Perris News
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thumbnail www­.pe.com - A local environmental group has agreed to drop a lawsuit blocking a $237 million commuter rail line extension from Riverside to Perris, in exchange for nearly $3 million in concessions, officials s...
Alhambra hosts '710 Day' - Glendale News Press
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thumbnail www­.glendalenewspress.com - While anti-freeway activists have dominated the dialogue over efforts to extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway, the city of Alhambra launched the first salvo on Wednesday in its campaign to drum up s...
Officials: San Bernardino County bus rapid-transit system nearly completed - San Bernardino County Sun
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thumbnail www­.sbsun.com - SAN BERNARDINO -- Construction of a $192 million rapid-transit bus system through 15 miles between San Bernardino to Loma Linda may be completed in a couple months, with service beginning in 2014. ...
Antelope Valley Transit Authority : News : AVTA to Install Intelligent Transportation System
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www­.avta.com - Home Services Local Transit Services System Map Route 1 Route 2 Route 3 Route 4 Route 5 Route 6 Route 7 Route 10 Route 11 Route 12 Route 15 Lake LA Express - Palmdale Lake LA Express - Lancaster Tr...
EDITORIAL: End ‘Buy America’ rules that block transportation fixes | Opinion
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thumbnail www­.pe.com - California drivers endure enough frustrations without muddled federal policy stalling highway improvements. Congress and federal transportation officials need to remove a “Buy America” requirement ...
CityDig: Finding Refuge in L.A. During WWII - CityThink - Los Angeles magazine
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thumbnail www­.lamag.com - It is hard for the past two generations to imagine the fear and uncertainty in Los Angeles on June 1, 1942, the morning this map appeared in the Los Angeles Examiner. Just six months into America’s...
Photo Gallery: Alhambra supports 710 Fwy. extension with party - Glendale News Press
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thumbnail www­.glendalenewspress.com - Photo Gallery: Alhambra supports 710 Fwy. extension with party ( Raul Roa / Staff Photographer / July 10, 2013 ) Wearing his "No to 710 extension" pin and shirt, Tom Williams of El Sereno passes su...
Digital mapping files are public records, state Supreme Court rules - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - The decision could make it easier for media organizations, advocacy groups and others to obtain government GIS databases, rich collections of data that can be used to display and analyze multiple l...
LaHood: Prospect for new highway bill 'not good' in House - The Hill's Transportation Report
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thumbnail thehill­.com - Outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday that the prospects for a new surface transportation bill being passed by the House under his successor are "not good." LaHood was speaking...
Metro Responds to BHUSD Consultant Memo on Century City Station Location
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Today Metro  released its review of a Beverly Hills Unified School District consultant memo that challenged the agency’s geotechnical rationale  for choosing the Constellation site for the Purple L...
SR-710 North Study
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thumbnail www­.metro.net - Metro and Caltrans invite you to participate in the July 2013 All Communities Convening Information Sessions regarding the State Route 710 North Study. Learn about five transit options that will he...
California High Speed Rail Blog » Help Plan the High Desert Corridor This Month
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www­.cahsrblog.com - Los Angeles County Metro is planning the High Desert Corridor, a multimodal corridor that could include a new freeway link along the Highway 138 route – and for our purposes, a high speed rail conn...
Foothill Transit
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www­.foothilltransit.org - There is a correction to the printed Bus Book schedule for the eastbound Silver Streak on weekdays. The starting departure times for the following trips are printed as follows: The correct starting...
California High Speed Rail Blog » California High Speed Rail Goes Local in LA on July 29
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www­.cahsrblog.com - On July 29 Californians For High Speed Rail will be hosting an event titled “California High Speed Rail Goes Local” in Los Angeles. It will include some of California’s most prominent political lea...
Concepts for High Desert Corridor unveiled - LA Daily News
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thumbnail www­.dailynews.com - Transportation officials unveiled Wednesday various concepts for a proposed High Desert Corridor from the Antelope Valley to San Bernardino County that would allow travelers to bypass some of the b...
Port of Long Beach building a bridge to future competitiveness (poll) | The Breakdown
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thumbnail www­.scpr.org - Rusty Lucido, a foundations manager from Huntington, inspects a rebar support for a pillar. Al Moro, Interim Executive Director of the Port of Long Beach. Construction begins on a $1 billion bridge...
Assessing the Momentum of the Bike Movement in South L.A., a Year and a Half On
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - We’ve known for a while what NPR and the League of American Bicyclists appear to just be figuring out: namely, that people of color ride bikes and are doing so in ever-increasing numbers. In fact, ...
Lyft Holds "Save the Stache in LA!" Public Meeting Tonight - Los Angeles - News - The Informer
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thumbnail blogs­.laweekly.com - Lyft, one of three car ride apps ordered by the city to stop operating in L.A., is holding a community meeting in Culver City tonight in an attempt to fire-up public support to "Save the Stache in ...
Line J Eastbound at Seventh and Broadway on...
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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...
How Some Cities Are Creating Permanent Pipelines of Innovation
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www­.governing.com - Twenty-four-hour news coverage and citizen demand for immediate solutions consume most of the time and attention of local-government officials. Yet despite these pressures, the best city leaders st...
Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - LAT: Everyone is wondering what you'll do next. Accepted any job offers? AV: "The answer is — I said. I made it pretty clear when I ran in 2001 that I really wanted to be mayor — that I was born an...
Get ready for traffic snarl on Valley View - Garden Grove Journal
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thumbnail ggjournal­.com - Garden Grove residents and commuters should expect delays travelling  Valley View Street, as the city council approved a construction bid Tuesday night that kick-starts the street’s entire surface ...
Industry Experts Believe a ‘Parking Revolution’ is Sweeping America — UrbanCincy
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thumbnail www­.urbancincy.com - In April of this year, members of the International Parking Institute, the world’s largest association representing the parking industry, surveyed parking professionals to determine trends and gain...
Public Transit Congestion and Urban Sprawl
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thumbnail sustainablecitiescollective­.com - This Infographic produced by Car Finance 24/7 explores the most controversial topic in transport - Congestion Charging! If you would like to see the full version you can do here In the Infographic ...
11 Rules for Transportation Ballot Initiative Success
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mobility21­.com - Last month, I joined more than 100 transportation professionals from across the country at the Center for Transportation Excellence’s conference in Atlanta. The topic of the conversation: how to ga...
Z√≥calo Public Square :: Will L.A.’s Rush Hour Make Us Crazy Forever?
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thumbnail www­.zocalopublicsquare.org - Here’s the honest truth with no bling or head ornament on it. L.A. won’t ever decongest. Location, location, location, the world’s best weather, and a heap of culture and community for the myriad n...
WTS-LA Scholarships
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www­.wtsinternational.org - The WTS LA Scholarship Committee oversees the distribution of more than $20,000 in competitive academic scholarships each year to women in high school, certificate, undergraduate and graduate progr...
Black-Owned Businesses Already Being Pushed Out of Leimert Park Ahead of the Crenshaw Line - GentrificationWatch - Curbed LA
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thumbnail la­.curbed.com - Yesterday Metro released the brand new map for the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line, with all eight stations marked, including the recently-added and hotly-debated Leimert Park stop at Crenshaw/Vernon....
Alhambra shuts down Fremont to promote 710 Freeway completion - Pasadena Star-News
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - ALHAMBRA - Confetti, red, white and blue T-shirts, children's games and food trucks filled Fremont Avenue on Wednesday as the city hosted "710 Day" in support of completing the long fought-over Lon...
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Education
POLL: Will Anthony Foxx be a good Transportation Secretary?
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Transit Contractors Bring Efficiencies, Share Success Stories - Article - METRO Magazine
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OP-ED: Why the Dream of Pine Avenue is Becoming Reality
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“Soviet-Style” Rail Is Actually a Model of Productivity
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Joe Cortright: Death of CRC Signals the End of “Highway Dinosaur Era”
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Environment
Increasing the Share of Bicycling: The Challenge of Professional Path Dependency in Local Transport Planning | Blurbs
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Alstom inaugurates new Canadian manufacturing plant - News - METRO Magazine
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Reason Foundation - 20th Annual Highway Report on the Performance of State Highway Systems
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Transit GIS Conference* | Blurbs
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In an Alternate Universe, America's Highways Are Paved in Rubber - John Metcalfe - The Atlantic Cities
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IEA Report Offers Prescription to Ease Urban Transit Congestion
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How Do You Envision a Riverfront District?: Dorothy Wong | StoryShare | Departures - Community
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CFL unveils Kiss emu for Luxembourg
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Last chance to get tickets to American Ballet Theatre with Metro discount
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Is This the World's Most Beautiful Urban Street? | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network
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High Desert Corridor Meetings Scheduled In July
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Business
Developing and Maintaining Support for Your Airport Capacity Project | Blurbs
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TRANSPORTATION: Settlement reached over Perris Valley Line | Perris News
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Cities Cut Parking Mandates - WSJ.com
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10th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management - Call for Presentations
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By 2020, 90 percent of cars will be connected
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60 Freeway lane closures may affect Puente Hills businesses - Redlands Daily Facts
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INT: Perris Metrolink extension back on track
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Parsons Brinckerhoff awarded Saudi Arabian contract - News - METRO Magazine
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