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8/26/2013

Metrolink Ridership, Expo Traffic, 405 Tunnel, Driverless Cars, PCH Parking, Transit Sustainability, Walkability, Street Design, Biking and more...

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Metro Transportation Research Library: Aggregating transit and transportation news via Twitter & select RSS feeds, curated on weekdays.
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RailPAC: Metrolink’s Shrinking Ridership
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thumbnail www­.railpac.org - Average weekday ridership on Metrolink trains in June 2013 recorded a 4.1 percent decrease from a year earlier. This decline is part of a trend that started last year when ridership growth began to...
Light rail work creates heavy traffic - Santa Monica Daily PressSanta Monica Daily Press
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thumbnail smdp­.com - COLORADO AVE — Congestion from the Exposition Light Rail Line construction here has become a hazard at some intersections as frustrated drivers make risky moves to beat the traffic. The Daily Press...
Dispatch From The Future: Uber To Purchase 2,500 Driverless Cars From Google
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thumbnail techcrunch­.com - July 25, 2023 — As part of its second-quarter earnings announcement today, local transportation and delivery giant Uber announced its biggest bet on autonomous vehicles yet, saying it would purchas...
Green Car Congress: California Energy Commission to award $4.7M for alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technology centers
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www­.greencarcongress.com - The California Energy Commission (CEC) is seeking proposals (PON-13-605) to develop new centers or expand existing centers for alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technology. With a total $4.7 m...
Study recommends paid parking on PCH - Malibu Times: Local News
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thumbnail www­.malibutimes.com - A report solicited by the City of Malibu suggests officials explore installing paid parking slots along Pacific Coast Highway to deter drivers from parking along Malibu’s main traffic artery. The m...
How transit agencies can put sustainability into their contracts with builders and designers - Green Views - METRO Magazine
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www­.metro-magazine.com - Conventional wisdom figures transit agencies would naturally lean toward sustainability. After all, getting people out their cars and reducing their carbon footprint is a major selling point to man...
Subway/Freeway Tunnel Under 405 Could Start in 2 to 3 Years - Video Interlude - Curbed LA
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thumbnail la­.curbed.com - Metro remains bullish on having a private company help pay for and construct a super-tunnel--with room for cars and trains--connecting the Valley to the Westside under the 405. "The transit agency ...
LA County Fair
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metrolinktrains­.com - Purchase a Metrolink $10 Weekend Day Pass to get  to the L.A. County Fair for a day of food and fun.  This year the L.A. County Fair is offering Metrolink riders a special $10 admission ticket on w...
Start the Presses: To the Bay Area and back - Glendale News Press
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thumbnail www­.glendalenewspress.com - At just after 10 Monday morning, I hiked up the steep steps of a Megabus coach outside the downtown Burbank Metrolink station. The company, which has most of its routes on the East Coast, recently ...
Malibu Might Start Charging For Parking Along PCH - Where to Park it - Curbed LA
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thumbnail la­.curbed.com - Ah the glories of Malibu--the surf, the sand, the free parking along PCH. But there's good new for the guy behind you, cursing you while you crawl along at five miles per hour in the right lane in ...
Downtown Parking In-Lieu Fee Program To Be Updated
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www­.smmirror.com - With everyone looking up and pondering whether the blue sky and sun will give way to high-rise developments, the Downtown Specific Plan is not the only blueprint for the future that Santa Monica’s ...
SCVNews.com | Beautification Coming … to 14 & Sand Canyon
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thumbnail scvnews­.com - The City of Santa Clarita will host a groundbreaking event for the Sand Canyon Road/State Route 14 beautification project on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 11 a.m.  The event will take place near the Mobil...
Bicycle Corridor Improvement Program 2014 Call for Projects
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thumbnail blog­.octa.net - The OCTA Board of Directors recently authorized staff to issue a Bicycle Corridor Improvement Program 2014 Call for Projects. The call for projects identifies and awards funds to bicycle and pedest...
Major Road Builder Argues for Road-Pricing, Against More Asphalt
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thumbnail streetsblog­.net - The primary theme of U.S. transportation policy since the mid-20th century hasn’t been accessibility, public health, equality, or even efficiency. Primarily we’ve spent billions of dollars trying f...
Purchase Tickets — California by Bike Summit
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thumbnail californiabybike­.org - Scroll down to see our ticket levels, prices and to purchase them securely online via "Brown Paper Tickets." Scroll down to the bottom of the page for our "Scholarship Application."  Location:  Fir...
How Walkable Is Your Neighborhood? This Mapping Data Juggernaut Now Knows | Co.Exist
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thumbnail www­.fastcoexist.com - You may not know the name Maponics, but chances are, you use the company's services. Maponics provides mapping data--such as boundaries of neighborhoods, schools, ZIP codes, and subdivisions--to al...
Janette Sadik-Khan Previews NACTO's Street Design Guide | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network
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thumbnail www­.planetizen.com - The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) is getting set to release its new Urban Street Design Guide in September, said Janette Sadik-Khan, NACTO president, in a video blog...
Meet Long Beach Transit’s new chief Kenneth McDonald
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thumbnail www­.presstelegram.com - LONG BEACH >> Kenneth McDonald’s move to Long Beach was strategic. The new head of Long Beach Transit chose a condominium downtown, where he could be near the main transit hub and get to know the s...
Public Transit = Richer Cities
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todnews­.com - If you have kids attending Beverly Hills High, you might not believe public transit leads to wealthier cities, but such is the case. It comes down to “agglomeration,” or density, which means a wide...
Education
Obstacles to a "Metropolitan Revolution" | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network
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Brilliant Gadget of the Day: A Stylish Ring To Replace the Transit Farecard - Jenny Xie - The Atlantic Cities
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August 26 | Metro's Primary Resources
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Start-up launches intercity bus and rail travel website
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New York subway extension ’90% complete’
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Ride T.O. bus for free on Saturdays | www.toacorn.com
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Streetfilms | Experience Montreal’s Car-free Rue St. Catherine & Bustling Bike Rush Hour
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Welcome to “The Avenue Hollywood”, Another Anti-Pedestrian Project
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Environment
Musk's Hyper-Rail: Escape From Old Technology?
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Road, Rail, Parking & Public Transport Event in Dubai - Cities and regions call for more and better public transport
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Technology is not destiny as ways of transport evolve - The National
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XeroxVoice: Out Of Gas: How Can We Save The Nation's Ailing Transportation Infrastructure? - Forbes
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Mayor Bloomberg: 'Cities will lead us into the future' - CNN.com
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Is the future of transportation local? - The Hill's Congress Blog
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