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8/29/2013

Metro Ridership Map, L.A.'s 1984 Olympics Plan, Labor Day Travel, Ventura County Transit, Colton Crossing, SR-14, Lindero Bridge, New Kanan Bus, Transit Funding, and much more.

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Mapping Metro Rail's Huge Ridership Boom Since 2000 - Cool Map Thing - Curbed LA
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thumbnail la­.curbed.com - Metro ridership has been a popular theme among transit-loving hobbyist mappers, and here's another neat one to add to the list. Lawrence Sim has taken Metro's monthly rail ridership numbers since 2...
Lawmakers Look to Revive Los Angeles' 1984 Olympic Plan to Reduce Traffic
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thumbnail www­.governing.com - As congestion continues to worsen, policymakers are faced with a dilemma: how to relieve it when there's no money for new roadways and often no room to build them. A 27-year old plan could hold som...
CA: North County TRANSporter Celebrates One Year of Service
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thumbnail www­.masstransitmag.com - Ridership on the North County TRANSporter continues to grow as the Antelope Valley Transit Authority celebrates one year of operation for the midday bus service which connects the Antelope Valley t...
Labor Day Travel Among Southern Californians To Be Busiest Since 2008
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bhcourier­.com - Like the rest of the country, Southern Californians are getting on the road again, with about 6 percent more travelers expected to take a trip this Labor Day weekend. Rising consumer confidence is ...
Solutions to Ventura County's looming transit problems elusive, study finds » Ventura County Star
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thumbnail www­.vcstar.com - A massive amount of need and little in the way of an obvious solution is basically the finding of a more than three-year study into how to better meet the transportation needs of Ventura County res...
Completed Colton Crossing overpass to eliminate rail bottleneck - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - Under a hot morning sun, federal, state and local officials cut the ribbon for the 1.4-mile concrete flyover designed to speed cargo through Southern California and stop harmful diesel emissions fr...
City of Santa Clarita breaks ground on new Sand Canyon Road/SR- 14 Beautification Project
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - The City of Santa Clarita broke ground on the Sand Canyon/SR-14 Gateway Beautification Project earlier today. The project is designed to improve 3.4 acres with environmentally-friendly landscaping ...
New Kanan bus shuttle ready to serve community | www.theacorn.com
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thumbnail www­.theacorn.com - A new shuttle bus for residents of Agoura Hills and Oak Park is on the move. The Kanan Shuttle, featuring two 24-passenger shuttle buses with a logo of a leaping mountain lion on the side, will loo...
Work starts soon on Lindero bridge | www.toacorn.com
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www­.toacorn.com - The City of Westlake Village will begin construction on the Lindero Canyon/101 Freeway bridge project on Sept. 16. The construction will be performed in three phases. All the work will take place b...
10 most dangerous PCH intersections in Malibu - Malibu Times: News
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thumbnail www­.malibutimes.com - Using data from the Los Angeles County Sheriff ’ s Department collected over a three-year period and recommendations released this month by LSA Associates, which conducted a citywide analysis of Pa...
Mobility 21 Summit
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By bus and train: How the MLK march happened - The Washington Post
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thumbnail www­.washingtonpost.com - August 26, 2013 4:05 PM EDT — Before the 1963 March on Washington made headlines, a small band of people pulled together to make the march peaceful and record-breaking. Courtland Cox, Rachelle Horo...
Union Objections Threaten OC Federal Transit Funds - Voice of OC
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thumbnail www­.voiceofoc.org - A dispute over whether California's public employees pension reform legislation violates the bargaining rights of transit workers could mean that the Orange County Transportation Authority is disqu...
Metro to Run Late Night Service for the Labor Day Weekend
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blogs­.kcrw.com - Metro to Run Late Night Service on Sunday, Sept. 1  The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will be running extended late night service on Sunday September 1st for Labo...
Metro Offering Extended Late-Night Labor Day Service : LAist
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thumbnail laist­.com - Los Angeles, Metro wants you to enjoy your Labor Day, and they want you to do so without becoming one of the thousands arrested for DUI during the end of summer crackdown. To show their support of ...
Why I (Still) Ride a Bike
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thumbnail blog­.epa.gov - Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike. — John F. Kennedy What was true for our 35th President is definitely true for me.  It’s hard to imagine a more invigorating or magical way ...
Streetcars one step closer to rolling down Riverside’s streets
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thumbnail www­.caeconomy.org - The City of Riverside is known as the city of Arts and Innovation. In fact, it was named the world’s most Intelligent Community of the Year in 2012. Would streetcars zooming up and down city street...
After 24 years, San Francisco Bay area prepares for new bridge
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thumbnail www­.reuters.com - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The eastern span of a Depression-era bridge connecting San Francisco to Oakland was retired on Wednesday night, 24 years after it partially collapsed during a major earthq...
It's a Good News Day: There Are More Electric Cars than Gas Stations
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thumbnail gas2­.org - It’s another good news day here at Gas 2, as the total number of electric cars in the US of A has passed the number of gas stations for the first time since- Um … Since 1920. Let’s say 1920. Now, o...
Oregon Legislature Passes Nation's First VMT Bill : Infra Insight Blog
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www­.infrainsightblog.com - On July 6, 2013, Oregon became the first state to establish a voluntary road usage charge system for transportation funding.  Senate Bill 810 authorizes the Oregon Department of Transportation (“OD...
Congressman Bill Shuster Talks to Business, Civic Leaders about Local and National Transportation Needs
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eon­.businesswire.com - CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA) told a gathering of public and private sector leaders that improving and maintaining the American transportation system is critical to st...
Bay Area bike-sharing venture rolls out Thursday | Transportation
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thumbnail www­.sfexaminer.com - Thursday marks the start of the Bay Area Bike Share program, in which about 700 bicycles will be available for rent 24 hours a day at kiosks in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View ...
Bay Area girds for bridge shutdown - SFGate
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thumbnail www­.sfgate.com - (08-28) 13:25 PDT Oakland -- Transbay travelers may want to avoid their cars in the coming days, as the Bay Bridge will be shut down at 8 p.m. Wednesday and remain closed over the Labor Day weekend...
Register Division on Flickr. Louise Finley, T.E....
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Important LAPD meeting next week for anyone who lives or rides through the San Fernando Valley
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bikinginla­.wordpress.com - Yesterday I received the following email from Glenn Bailey, Vice-Chair of the LA Bicycle Advisory Committee.  At the request of LAPD Deputy Chief Jorge Villegas, commanding officer of LAPD’s Operat...
A completely fresh take on how to curb traffic...
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Applaud Free Public Transit Program for Children - ForceChange
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thumbnail forcechange­.com - Target: Ed Reiskin, Director of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Goal: Commend free transit program for children from low to middle income families Recently, the San Francisco Municipa...
U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013 : TreeHugger
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thumbnail www­.treehugger.com - The opening of the San Francisco Bay Area bike share on August 29, 2013, brings the combined fleet of shared bikes in the United States above 18,000, more than a doubling since the start of the yea...
Six lessons for Portland from the League's new 'Women Bike' report
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thumbnail bikeportland­.org - Even in Portland, people who really ought to know better (links to FB) still claim now and then that biking is a thing for young dudes. Still, in a town where only 31 percent of people on bikes ten...
Messaging for Engineering: From Research to Action | Blurbs
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www­.trb.org - The National Academy of Engineering has released a report that supports efforts by the engineering community to communicate more effectively about the profession and those who practice it. The repo...
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DOT chief: Transportation linked to civil rights - The Hill's Transportation Report
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Shanghai metro creates a subway-only library for commuters - latimes.com
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Transportation's 'History of Dividing Us' - Emily Badger - The Atlantic Cities
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Commemorating March on Washington, Foxx Links Transport to Civil Rights
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DOT solicits online feedback on 2014-2018 plans - The Hill's Transportation Report
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Better Institutions: Many Millennials Will Leave Cities, And That's Okay
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Environment
Railroad Passenger Rail Article - Rail-car interior color schemes making more of a splash with passenger railroads. Information For Rail Career Professionals From Progressive Railroading Magazine
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Curitiba receives four Feasibility Studies for metro PPP project
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How Do the World’s Cities Stack Up on Walkability?
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Biggest American Town Without Public Transportation Finally Catches the Bus | Autopia
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USHSR News... Study: TOD @HSR; Australian HSR; China HSR = Growth; Ohio; HSR LA...
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Why Are Some States Trying to Ban LEED Green Building Standards? - Emily Badger - The Atlantic Cities
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A Walker In L.A.: Tunnel Vision - CityThink - Los Angeles magazine
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Incline L.A.: Catalina's Island Mountain Railway (Episode 3) | LA as Subject | SoCal Focus
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A Los Angeles Primer: Venice | A Los Angeles Primer | Land of Sunshine
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Metro to offer extra late night service for Labor Day Sunday
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Larchmont’s Last Stand
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The City of Angels by Bike – Intelligent Travel
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California rail project update: Awaiting remedies outcome November 8, 2013 - San Francisco Transportation Policy
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Will three times be the charm for the state’s latest attempt to create a three-foot passing law?
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Los Angeles California Weather | Southern California Weather Conditions & Forecast | KABC Weather
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Revamping ‘Ford Pinto’ of Rail Cars Urged by Group - Bloomberg
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Business
Cut to Invest: Revive Build America Bonds (BABs) to Support State and Local Investments
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Portland becomes first U.S. city allowing riders to buy transit tickets with a smartphone - GeekWire
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Infrastructure Journal - News - Two more contracts awarded on Riyadh Metro project
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Tutor Perini reports highest backlog in five years - KHL Group
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Streetcars still desired | Local News | The Register-Guard
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