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8/09/2013

Federal Funding at Risk, Expo, Citywide Street Repair, Freeway Closures, Bob Hope Airport, Figueroa Bike Lanes, ELA 3rd Street Rezoning, and more...

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Two Weeks to Solve Transit Stalemate The Santa Barbara Independent
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independent­.com - Federal Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez gave California Governor Jerry Brown just two weeks to fashion a legislative fix to an impasse over implementation of the pension reform bill that’s now thre...
End of the line for Expo legal challenge
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thumbnail zev­.lacounty.gov - A long-running legal challenge to the Exposition Line light rail project, now under construction from Culver City to Santa Monica, was stopped in its tracks this week by the California Supreme Cour...
Citywide street-repair financing plan moves to L.A. City Council - LA Daily News
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thumbnail www­.dailynews.com - A 10-year, $3 billion proposal to repair all the streets in Los Angeles was revived by a city panel Wednesday, with a call for a detailed study on how such an ambitious plan could be financed. The ...
New parking structure debuts at Bob Hope Airport - Burbank Leader
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thumbnail www­.burbankleader.com - Bob Hope Airport's new parking structure, meant to replace the 1,000-plus parking spaces lost as the airport builds a new transportation center, opened earlier this month. The structure is being us...
MyFigueroa! Plan for LA’s First Protected Bike Lanes Clears Environmental Review
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - Yesterday, the Los Angeles Department of City Planning released the Final Environmental Impact Report for the South Figueroa Streetscape Project (MyFigueroa!). The $20 million MyFigueroa! Project w...
East L.A.’s 3rd Street Rezoning Plan Wrapping Up Initial Phase : Eastern Group Publications
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thumbnail egpnews­.com - Plan will enhance areas affected by the Gold Line. East Los Angeles residents last Saturday attended a scoping meeting on the East LA 3rd Street Specific Plan, which aims to set new building standa...
Lyft Hits A Million Rides And Launches Service In Washington, DC
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thumbnail techcrunch­.com - Ride sharing startup Lyft hit a big milestone yesterday,* reaching its one millionth completed ride about a year after opening up to the public. The company also continues to expand into new market...
Intercity bus travel surging, aided by discount ops - News - METRO Magazine
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Calif. bus systems may lose more than $60M in federal funds - News - METRO Magazine
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Bertha tunneling in Seattle bolsters property surge
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thumbnail finance-commerce­.com - Posted: 2:21 pm Thu, August 8, 2013 By Bloomberg News Tags: Alaskan Way Viaduct, Alto Apartments, Amazon.com Inc., Beal Cos., Bertha Knight Landes, Bill Lewis, Boeing, Boeing Co., Boston’s Central ...
Orange County 'Carmageddon': Full 405 Freeway closure coming - Daily Pilot
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thumbnail www­.dailypilot.com - The closure is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, and last through 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18. The freeway will be shut down between the 605 Freeway and Valley View Street in Westmin...
Round-the-clock work planned at key South Gate intersection - Los Angeles Wave: The Press
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wavenewspapers­.com - SOUTH GATE — Construction on part of a $10.4 million project to widen the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Firestone Boulevard will go on around the clock for several weeks this month in efforts...
Alondra intersection closed as freeway widening continues - Los Angeles Wave: Herald American
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thumbnail wavenewspapers­.com - SANTA FE SPRINGS — The state Department of Transportation has closed the Alondra Boulevard-Freeway Drive intersection from city streets. It will be closed through next Feb.14, as part of the Santa ...
Metro Locks Out Non Paying Customers - LA Sentinel
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www­.lasentinel.net - Metro officials latched the gates at the Seventh Street/Metro subway station on Monday August 5, completing a locking procedure that means riders of the Metro Red and Purple lines will have to use ...
The Expo Line: From the Court of Public Opinion to the Supreme Court...And Back Again
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citywatchla­.com - ALPERN AT LARGE - If ever there was proof positive that Westside traffic was, is and will remain a staple of grassroots and media buzz, it's the explosion of media and e-mails announcing (and for s...
'Haltrans' Details Future Plans For LA's Union Station - Los Angeles Local News, Weather, and Traffic
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thumbnail www­.myfoxla.com - Union Station will be 75 years old next year and there will be various birthday celebrations, but LA's second largest transportation hub (LAX is number one) will be going through some changes to ha...
Let's All Stop Obsessing About the 'Next Great Thing' in Urban Transportation - Eric Jaffe - The Atlantic Cities
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thumbnail www­.theatlanticcities.com - It looks like Tel Aviv is really moving forward with this whole futuristic floating pod idea. Reports have surfaced that the city hired a U.S. consulting firm "to get the ball rolling, or pod slidi...
Claremontian Cab ready for business in downtown Claremont - DailyBulletin.com
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thumbnail www­.dailybulletin.com - CLAREMONT -- The Claremontian Cab is ready to roll. Claremont McKenna College student Richard Mancuso has started a bicycle rickshaw, or bicycle cab, and a soon-to-start delivery service in downtow...
Beverly Hills Station 1943 on Flickr. Pacific...
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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...
US-China Institute :: calendar :: shaping los angeles: the history behind historic chinatown and union station
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china­.usc.edu - Chinese American Museum Address: 423 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Cost: This event is free. For reservations, email rsvp@camla.org. Join the Chinese American Museum and its commu...
Enormous Santa Monica Blvd. Mixed-User Back On in Hollywood - DevelopmentWatch - Curbed LA
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thumbnail la­.curbed.com - A huge mixed-use project for a sad stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard a little bit east of Highland in Hollywood is making the rounds again, after first popping up on our radar in 2007. The Lexingto...
BBC News - Why is cycling so popular in the Netherlands?
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thumbnail www­.bbc.co.uk - There are more bicycles than residents in The Netherlands and in cities like Amsterdam and The Hague up to 70% of all journeys are made by bike. The BBC's Hague correspondent, Anna Holligan, who ri...
SCAG Malibu PCH Safety Study August Public Meetings
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campaign­.r20.constantcontact.com - The City of Malibu in collaboration with the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is conducting a study of safety along Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) from the eastern to the western ...
Thousands of Fairgoers Board the OC Fair Express and Save Money
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thumbnail blog­.octa.net - The OC Fair Express is on track to surpass the record-breaking ridership totals of 2012. After four weekends of service to the Orange County Fair, the OC Fair Express has recorded more than 45,000 ...
Los Angeles County – Southeast Cities Active Transportation Plan Meeting
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thumbnail saferoutescalifornia­.org - Come join us on Monday August 19th to learn about bicycle and pedestrian planning efforts to connect the cities in southeast LA County, hosted by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and the Ga...
Major national artist project and concert at Union Station
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - A major project by renowned Los Angeles artist Doug Aitken will appear next month at Union Station. Described as “a liquid platform for artistic experimentation,” Station to Station: A Nomadic Happ...
London railway tunneling yields archaeological trove of ancient artifacts and long-dead Londoners - CBS News
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thumbnail www­.cbsnews.com - LONDON Jewelry, pieces of ships, medieval ice skates, centuries-old skulls — some fascinating pieces of London's history aren't in museums, but underground. More often than not, they stay there, bu...
Hype over the Hyperloop accelerates as Elon Musk's 'big reveal' nears - NBC News.com
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thumbnail www­.nbcnews.com - Transportation policy experts are as anxious as anyone else to get the details about brainy billionaire Elon Musk's "Hyperloop" high-speed transit concept on Monday. But their enthusiasm is tempere...
West Long Beach Gains Innovative Mulch Wall Barrier - Gazettes.com, Long Beach California: Government
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thumbnail www­.gazettes.com - It is 600 feet long, 12 feet high and 3 feet wide. Mayor Bob Foster unofficially dubbed it The Great Wall of Mulch, and then joked it should be named after Seventh District Councilman James Johnson...
Global warming already having dramatic impacts in California, new report says - San Jose Mercury News
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thumbnail www­.mercurynews.com - Rising ocean waters. Bigger and more frequent forest fires. More brutally hot summer days. These aren't the usual predictions about global warming based on computer forecasts. They're changes alrea...
California High Speed Rail Blog » Assembly Passes Bill to Streamline HSR Land Acquisition
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www­.cahsrblog.com - While Republicans try to undermine the process of high speed rail construction by seeking unnecessary audits, Democrats in Sacramento are working to streamline it – and save money at the same time:...
Port of Los Angeles - A Cleaner Port. A Brighter Future.
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thumbnail www­.portoflosangeles.org - PORT OF LOS ANGELES APPROVES COMPREHENSIVE UPDATE TO PORT MASTER PLAN Plan Sets Development Roadmap for Best Use of Land and Water Resources SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Aug. 8, 2013 — The Los Angeles Board...
Bill would ease land use for high-speed rail - San Jose Mercury News
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thumbnail www­.mercurynews.com - The bill by Democratic Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal, of Long Beach, allows rail officials to negotiate property access rights and sell excess land without getting approval from the state Departme...
Smart Growth and Urban Goods Movement | Blurbs
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www­.trb.org - TRB’s National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Report 24: Smart Growth and Urban Goods Movement identifies the interrelationships between goods movement and smart growth applications, ...
Can Parking Changes Get CEQA Reform To The Finish Line?
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www­.cp-dr.com - Reports of CEQA reform appear to be greatly exaggerated. After sailing through the Senate late last spring, SB 731 – Senate leader Darrell Steinberg’s supposedly consensus-based reform of the Calif...
Weekend Traffic: Caltrans to partially close Pomona Freeway
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thumbnail www­.scpr.org - Traffic on the I-5 has been backed up since a truck tanker overturned on Saturday. KPCC wants to know: Where are you headed next weekend? Perhaps you’re on your way to Pismo Beach, or you might hav...
Construction notice: street closure of Cesar Chavez between Vignes and Mission this weekend
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Construction notice: street closure of Cesar Chavez between Vignes and Mission this weekend This entry was posted in Projects and tagged Cesar Chavez, Division 13, street repairs by Anna Chen. Book...
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Reggae event to raise funds to battle railyard project - Press-Telegram
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Rail News - California Transportation Commission allocates funds for grade separations. For Railroad Career Professionals
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Shoup: SFpark Yields Promising Results, Lessons for Demand-Based Pricing
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In California, They're Not Taxis, They're "Transportation Network Companies" - WNYC
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Bike path from Constitution Ave to Waterford St closed from Aug 8 to 14
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