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9/11/2013

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RIVERSIDE: FBI arrests man in threats at LAX, tied to 9/11
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thumbnail blog­.pe.com - FBI agents arrested an ex-TSA screener in Riverside, just before midnight, Sept. 10, who was accused of making threats to Los Angeles International Airport and threats tied to the 9/11 attacks anni...
Lawmakers Push to Permanently Upgrade Transit’s Second-Class Tax Benefit
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thumbnail dc­.streetsblog.org - While the rest of the Capitol prepared for President Obama’s visit to lobby members of Congress on Syria military strikes, three lawmakers gathered under the hot sun with transit advocates to push ...
Metro issues Notice to Proceed for Crenshaw/LAX Line!
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Good news this afternoon for the Crenshaw/LAX Line project, with Metro issuing the official “notice to proceed,” the document that allows the contractor to begin design/build work with serious cons...
What Happens When You Read Poetry on the L.A. Metro?
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thumbnail blogs­.laweekly.com - At Union Station on the Gold Line platform this past Saturday, the commuters and sojourners of the Los Angeles weekend are greeted by the unfamiliar sound of...poets. A group of men and women -- al...
Rail News - OCTA chosen as local manager of LOSSAN passenger-rail corridor. For Railroad Career Professionals
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thumbnail www­.progressiverailroading.com - The Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo's (LOSSAN) board has selected the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) as the first local managing agency for the intercity passenger-rail service...
Approved Bill Could Allow Solo Motorists To Drive In Carpool Lanes « CBS Los Angeles
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thumbnail losangeles­.cbslocal.com - LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Solo motorists could drive in carpool lanes on Los Angeles freeways for a few hours during the day under a bill approved Tuesday. The bill, which was approved by the state...
Metrolink crash memorial to be unveiled Thursday in Moorpark » Ventura County Star
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thumbnail www­.vcstar.com - A memorial plaque will be unveiled in Moorpark on Thursday, the fifth anniversary of a deadly Metrolink crash in Chatsworth. Twenty-five people, including four from Moorpark and 17 from elsewhere i...
VETERANS: Employment fair in Los Angeles
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thumbnail blog­.pe.com - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Amtrak will host “Hiring Our Heroes – Los Angeles Tracks to Success,” a job expo for veterans and military spouses. The fair will be held Thursday, Sept....
Pasadena Now » Senator Liu’s 710 Freeway Properties Bill Approved by State Senate | Pasadena California, Hotels,CA Real Estate,Restaurants,City Guide... - PasadenaNow.com
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thumbnail www­.pasadenanow.com - From STAFF REPORTS Published: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 | 5:20 PM California State Sen. Carol Liu’s bill on 710 freeway properties has been approved by the Senate on a 38-0 votation and was sent ...
CA: Free Screening of Alfred Hitchcock Film at Metro’s Historic Los Angeles Union Station on Sept. 20
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thumbnail www­.masstransitmag.com - Metro and Echo Park Film Center will host a free public screening of a classically enthralling Alfred Hitchcock film at historic Union Station on Sept. 20. Don't miss the chance to see a visually o...
Los Angeles, CA - Tracks to Success
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www­.uschamber.com - Join us September 19, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a job fair for veterans, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at Los Angeles Union Station, 800 ...
HOLA Brings Youth Art to City Bus Benches
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - A few months ago I noticed some intriguing art appearing on bus benches in my neighborhood between MacArthur Park and Lafayette Park, where Wilshire got its start as a dirt road through a barley fi...
The Best U.S. Metros for Recent College Grads Looking for Work - Richard Florida - The Atlantic Cities
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thumbnail www­.theatlanticcities.com - It's September, which for many of us is synonymous with heading back to school or back to work. And for many newly minted college graduates, it means revving up their job search. For grads who were...
$20.5 million, seven-month plan to modernize the airport’s 8,000-foot primary runway marks the largest maintenance project conducted at Van Nuys Airport in over 50 years
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thumbnail www­.aviationpros.com - More than 300 business, community and aviation industry representatives joined today with Los Angeles World Airport officials to open Van Nuys Airport’s (VNY) newly improved main runway, 16R. The $...
Public Transportation Benefits
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www­.apta.com - Public transportation in the United States is a crucial part of the solution to the nation’s economic, energy, and environmental challenges - helping to bring a better quality of life. In increasin...
Intersection Named for City Hall Architect - Los Angeles Downtown News - For Everything Downtown L.A.!: News
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thumbnail www­.ladowntownnews.com - DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - History and architecture have intersected at Fifth and Spring streets. The City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday, Sept. 4, to name the corner John Parkinson Square afte...
The Overlooked Beauty of the American Freeway | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network
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thumbnail www­.planetizen.com - "Freeways, particularly urban freeways, have had a bad press for several decades now.  They are accused of despoiling scenery, destroying habitat and causing urban sprawl," writes Robert Bruegmann,...
210 PERY 1124 End of The Sierra Madre Line...
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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 to make a city great
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thumbnail www­.mckinsey.com - What makes a great city? It is a pressing question because by 2030, 5 billion people—60 percent of the world’s population—will live in cities, compared with 3.6 billion today, turbocharging the wor...
Inland Empire Transit Talking Points: Rep. Mark Takano's office engages The Transit Coalition
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thumbnail ttcinlandempire­.blogspot.com - Rep. Mark Takano's office engages The Transit Coalition We've mentioned a few times on this blog that Congressman Mark Takano kicked off his "100 Businesses in 100 Days" tour in the 41st Congressio...
LADOT Plans for Bike Lanes, Improved Crossings and Road Diet on Virgil Avenue
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - Tonight, the LADOT will present a proposal for a half mile of bike lanes and road diet on Virgil Avenue between Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard. Currently, Virgil Avenue has four mixed-us...
Railroad Passenger Rail Article - Transit agencies ready to assist employers with workers' commuting needs. Information For Rail Career Professionals From Progressive Railroading Magazine
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thumbnail www­.progressiverailroading.com - By Julie Sneider, Assistant Editor One characteristic of the "millennial generation" — those born between 1980 and 2000 — is that they are less dependent on automobiles to get around.  According to...
CalBike Report August 28th- The Bike of Tomorrow
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thumbnail us2­.campaign-archive1.com - Bikeshare Debuts in CA 700 bikes and 70 stations launch bikeshare program test run in the bay area today! When bicycling is tripled in California in 2017, will they be available in your area? What ...
In Transit News September - Six More Trains!
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myemail­.constantcontact.com - North County Transit District's mission is to deliver safe, convenient, reliable and user-friendly public transportation services. Our vision is to build an integrated transit system that enables o...
Newly ordered Metro buses will come equipped with Q’POD
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thumbnail thesource­.metro.net - Metro currently boards more than 80,000 wheelchair passengers a month, and the new CNG New Flyer buses Metro has ordered will make getting around on Metro Bus even easier and safer for wheelchair r...
Alert to Security: Remembering September 11, 2001 | Blurbs
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trb­.org - Since September 11, 2001, government agencies and the American public have looked to the scientific and engineering communities to develop faster, more efficient ways to detect, thwart, and respond...
Podcast Preview: L.A.'s Original Urban Plan Did Not Include Traffic - CityThink - Los Angeles magazine
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thumbnail www­.lamag.com - You Can’t Eat the Sunshine is a weekly podcast series produced by Kim Cooper and Richard Schave in which the Esotouric founders talk with L.A. personalities about the city’s myths, contradictions, ...
California Toll Road Risks Biggest Default Since Detroit - Bloomberg
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www­.bloomberg.com - California’s largest toll-road agency, whose revenue has trailed projections for six years, is nearing the biggest default in the $3.7 trillion municipal market since Detroit’s record bankruptcy. T...
New CEQA Reform Amendments Could Require Socioeconomic Analysis on Infill
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www­.cp-dr.com - SB 731 – now pending in the Assembly – is intended to do just that. But in the latest twist in an increasingly long-running tale, the bill has now been amended in a way that could push CEQA signifi...
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BART Resumes Talks With Largest Union 1 Month Before Deadline « CBS San Francisco
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New Study Shows Adjacent Businesses Not Harmed by New Bike Lane. But…
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One City's Long, Ongoing Struggle to Launch a Transit System - Eric Jaffe - The Atlantic Cities
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Judge sets showdown date for California’s bullet train - San Francisco Business Times
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27th ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP & AWARDS DINNER
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No, Bike Lanes Don't Hurt Retail Business - Eric Jaffe - The Atlantic Cities
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Bus Rapid Transit is a toolbox, not a package - Greater Greater Washington
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Broadway streetcar faces $200-million funding gap - latimes.com
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How do they do that? Dig a subway tunnel
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CEQA reform: Analytics, not anecdotes, should guide Legislature - San Jose Mercury News
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Assembly Passes Sustainable Development Legislation - Sacramento Environmental News
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Board OKs $11,000 raise for high-speed rail CEO - AP State News - The Sacramento Bee
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California mass-transit workers get pension reprieve - Transportation - The Sacramento Bee
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AB 1222 approved by key Assembly Committee
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Latest update on AB 1222, bill designed to ensure Metro and other agencies can continue to receive federal funding
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Strict Hit-&-Run Law Approved by California Legislature
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SB 731 (Steinberg) - Environment: California Environmental Quality Act
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Leisure
Cost is a factor in choosing airport - Burbank Leader
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Riding the Dubai Metro Is Like Driving a Porsche - Mark Byrnes - The Atlantic Cities
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LA Metro Home | Dodger Stadium
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USC Football
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Go Metro to celebrate Mexican Independence Day at Plaza Mexico
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Metro Buses To Be Equipped With Technology For Quicker Loading Of Handicapped Riders « CBS Los Angeles
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Federal officials probe cause of Angels Flight derailment - latimes.com
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Soon as the 405 is done, more work planned for Wilshire - LA Observed
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Concrete Pavement Noise | Blurbs
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Aligning Oversize/Overweight Fees with Agency Costs: Critical Issues | Blurbs
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TE-04 Traffic Signal Operations, Part 1
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Eno Brief Newsletter - Eno Center for Transportation
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