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9/09/2013

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Don't read this while driving: L.A. insurance rates highest in state - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - Here’s another item to add to the "That costs more in Los Angeles" list, and it isn’t pretty: car insurance. The 10 most expensive ZIP Codes for car insurance in the state of California are all in ...
A Look Inside Metro Emergency Road Service: Freeway Service - Los Angeles Local News, Weather, and Traffic
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thumbnail www­.myfoxla.com - When Geraldo Hernandez woke up this morning he had no idea he was going to need help from a tow truck today. He certainly didn't know he'd be staring into our camera and end up on TV. Lucky Geraldo...
Hate your commute now? Just wait 5 years - Slide Show - MarketWatch
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thumbnail www­.marketwatch.com - “Without investment and policy changes, average daily car volume will soon surpass that of the notoriously congested first weekend of September—within a decade in some places,” according to a study...
Gold Line Construction to close Arcadia intersection for 6 months
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thumbnail www­.pasadenastarnews.com - The intersection of First Avenue and Santa Clara Street in Arcadia will be closed for six months starting Monday. The closure is the due to construction of the 11.5-mile Metro Gold Line Extension r...
Which Boyle Heights Streets are the Best Candidates for Bike-Friendly Enhancements?
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - “Why the f–k does it smell like cat food??” I heard myself shout out loud to no one in particular. I was out exploring the proposed bike-friendly streets of the area yesterday afternoon, when I tur...
RTA Making It Easy to Get to the Fair
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www­.riversidetransit.com - Service expanded to the Lake Perris Fairgrounds, Southern California Fair.  RIVERSIDE, CA — August 28, 2013 — For the first time, the Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) will provide service to the Lake...
One Santa Fe Goes Up (Well, Out) in Bumpin' Arts District - ConstructionWatch - Curbed LA
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thumbnail la­.curbed.com - The Arts District is booming--the only things it doesn't have are some trees and parking. And now the area's biggest new development, the Michael Matlzan-designed One Santa Fe, is quickly coming to...
Look what’s next on Wilshire
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thumbnail zev­.lacounty.gov - As the Wilshire segment of the massive 405 Project winds down, with the completion of sweeping new flyover ramps in the months ahead, another big project is about to hit the boulevard. The Wilshire...
IF THE ROAD COULD TALK TO YOU, WHAT WOULD IT SAY?
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thumbnail designtoimprovelife­.dk - In the past decades, large investments have been going into developing smart cars, but very little focus have been given to the developing of smart roads. Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde decided to...
Rail car maker Kinkisharyo moving headquarters to El Segundo
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thumbnail www­.dailybreeze.com - Kinkisharyo International Inc., the No. 1 supplier of low-floor light rail vehicles in North America, is moving its U.S. headquarters from Massachusetts to El Segundo, bringing about 25 jobs to the...
SaMo City Council Considers Plan for Bergamont, at the End of Expo Phase II, Next Week.
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - This next coming Tuesday, the Bergamot Area Plan is going to the city council for possible adoption. The Bergamot Area Plan, is one of the key pieces of the Land Use and Circulation Element (LUCE) ...
Caltrans District 7 Bicycle Advisory Committee
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - The next Caltrans District 7 Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC7) Meeting is scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2013, 9:30 am -11:30 am. Please feel free to offer any items that you would like covere...
WTS Policy Symposium and Navigator Award Dinner
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www­.wtsinternational.org - About About WTS International Mission, Goals & Guiding Principles Board of Directors Annual Report Staff Advisory Board Members Recognition Award Winners Shop Membership Join Renew Reinstate Member...
RCCLC: September Meetings
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us2­.campaign-archive2.com - This email includes updates for the Regional Connector Community Leadership Council
Mid-City West Greenway Would Add Bike Signals and More - Bikeification - Curbed LA
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thumbnail la­.curbed.com - Sharrows--you know, those arrows that tell drivers to share the road with bicyclists. But it could also include additional continental crosswalks, a bike-only signal at La Cienega and a regular one...
Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making: Workshop Summary (2013) | Blurbs
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www­.trb.org - The Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, part of the Institute of Medicine’s Board on Health Sciences Policy has released the summary of a workshop held in March...
Martin O’Malley Wants Someone Else to Run His Light Rail – Next City
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nextcity­.org - Baltimore | 09/06/2013 7:00am | Comments Nancy Scola | Next City Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley at the opening of a reconstructed MARC Train station. Credit: Maryland’s Office of the Governor Maryla...
Report: Why Should Local Governments Care About Carsharing? — Mobility Lab
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thumbnail mobilitylab­.org - Economic Prosperity Mobility Lab & Partner Research Policy Research Study Report: Why Should Local Governments Care About Carsharing? Melissa does transportation demand management for Arlington Cou...
The slow creep of transit audio advertising :: Second Ave. Sagas
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thumbnail secondavenuesagas­.com - How’s this for the perfect storm of annoying transit ideas? Imagine the incessant audio announcements we’re currently subjected to on subways and, to a lesser degree, buses. Now imagine if those we...
Big Blue Bus Survey Wants Your Help to Plan for Expo
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thumbnail www­.santamonicanext.org - Yesterday, we warned you that change is coming to Santa Monica. The good news is, it appears that the city’s transit agency is readying itself for that change. The Big Blue Bus has long been the fa...
Forget Tickets, Get On Public Transportation With A Ring
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todnews­.com - While public transportation can be a godsend while traveling, losing your public transportation pass or ticket is not. We’ve all misplaced our bus or metro pass at least a few times in life, and no...
Northbound I-5 Imperial Highway off-ramp closes on Sept 8
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Caltrans will permanently close the northbound Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) off-ramp at Imperial Highway on Sunday, September 8 at 11:59 p.m.   Northbound I-5 motorists will have access to the ...
Plan to Put Bike Lanes on Figueroa Divides Community - Los Angeles Downtown News - For Everything Downtown L.A.!: News
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thumbnail www­.ladowntownnews.com - DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The Figueroa Streetscape Project may not be on the radar for everyone in Downtown, but for cycling advocates and stakeholders on the stretch of Figueroa Street that runs from...
Education
Ridership Impacts of South Florida’s EASY Smart Card | Blurbs
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What's Causing The Decline In Driving? | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network
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Five Things You’ll Want to Know about USDOT TIGER V
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Old Solutions: U.S. DOT’s Proposed Strategic Plan Falls Short
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Vacaville adds youth transit program - The Reporter
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Transbay Terminal gulps concrete - San Francisco Business Times
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Meet the Next-Generation Bus - Eric Jaffe - The Atlantic Cities
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The Economist explains: Why don't Americans ride trains?
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Federal Transit Administration Awards $7.7 Million CALSTART to Improve Fuel Cell Bus Technologies
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California High Speed Rail Blog » Four Track HSR on Peninsula Just Got Harder – But Not Impossible
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America’s infrastructure: Ways to finally get rolling? | Opinion
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Cyclelicious » Roll on bike service for Amtrak trains?
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Music fan seeks solution to Hollywood Bowl tunnel congestion - latimes.com
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Fiestas Patrias
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Antelope Valley Line
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8 More Brilliant Pieces of Bike Infrastructure - Sarah Goodyear - The Atlantic Cities
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Yosemite Looks Awesome When You See It By Bike
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World
State Investigating Angels Flight Derailment - Los Angeles Downtown News - For Everything Downtown L.A.!: News
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Word on the Street - Curbed LA
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Gerald Desmond Bridge Weekly Construction Update - Week September 6-12
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Business
San Diego MTS launches new mobile ticket app
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Transportation sector gained 12,000 jobs in August - The Hill's Transportation Report
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American Driving Levels Drop as Millennials Turn to Public Transit
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Palo Alto Online : High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law
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Women on a Roll: Benchmarking Women’s Bicycling in the United State and Five Keys to Get More Women on Wheels | Blurbs
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Traffic in China is so insanely chaotic, it's actually mesmerizing to watch (Video) : TreeHugger
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BBC News - Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button actually do anything?
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