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7/05/2013

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Potential Impacts of Federal Health Care Reform on Public Transit | Blurbs
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www­.trb.org - TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Results Digest 383: Potential Impacts of Federal Health Care Reform on Public Transit explore provisions of the Patient Protecti...
A small minority shouldn't block public works projects - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - That's my cheap way of getting into a column about making approval of local public works projects more democratic. For a very long time in California, a small minority of voters — 33% plus one — ha...
New FlyAway bus service begins from Exposition Line to LAX - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - Travelers who want to use the FlyAway bus service on their way to or from LAX now can be picked up and dropped off at the airport at the La Brea Avenue rail station, thanks to the expansion of serv...
Effectively Managing Consumer Fuel Price Driven Transit Demand | Blurbs
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www­.trb.org - The Florida Department of Transportation has released a report that evaluates changes in public transportation ridership as a result of consumer fuel price increases.
O.C. tollway could default without refinance plan, report says - latimes.com
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thumbnail www­.latimes.com - The analysis by the state treasurer's office supports plans by the Transportation Corridor Agencies to restructure the debt at lower interest on the Foothill-Eastern toll road, which is failing to ...
City closes escrow on Greenway Trail extension - Whittier Daily News
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thumbnail www­.whittierdailynews.com - WHITTIER - Wheels are turning in the right direction for the long-sought extension of the Whittier Greenway Trail to the eastern city limits. City officials said they closed escrow last week to acq...
Broadway 'Road Diet' Gets Funds, Plans Summer Work - Civic Center News, Inc. Los Angeles Downtown News is a trademark of Civic Center News Inc. All rights reserved.: News
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thumbnail www­.ladowntownnews.com - DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - More changes are coming to Broadway, but this time, they won’t be in the form of a new store or restaurant. On June 28, the City Council voted to spend $1.8 million in Measur...
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www­.citywatchla.com - ALPERN AT LARGE - New Mayor Eric Garcetti has inherited both a legacy and a huge "to-do" list from former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and it's no secret that both men share the desire to establish ...
Put More in Your Bank Account and Less in Your Tank by Taking Public Transportation
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www­.apta.com - Washington, D.C.  -  Commuting via public transportation relieves stress; stress on you, your car, and more importantly your bank account by putting more money in your pocket and less in your gas t...
Accusations thrown over LAX advertising contract - The Daily Breeze
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thumbnail www­.dailybreeze.com - The loser for a proposed advertising contract at Los Angeles International Airport has accused the winner of breaking the law by including two former airport insiders in the bidding process. It's a...
RTA proposes discounted for military and others :: The Friday Flyer - Canyon Lake's Newspaper
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fridayflyer­.com - RTA has opened a public hearing period for a proposed fare policy that would allow all military veterans to ride at a discounted rate, and active duty military, police and fire personnel to ride fo...
David Allen: Metrolink's $10 transit pass undergoes transition - DailyBulletin.com
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thumbnail www­.dailybulletin.com - Farewell, Metrolink Weekend Pass. Hello, Metrolink Weekend Day Pass. More than once, I've extolled the wonders of the Metrolink Weekend Pass, one of the great bargains of our time. For a mere $10, ...
Infrastructure Journal - Opinion - Places to go, people to see (rethinking transportation selection methodologies)
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www­.ijonline.com - Despite an international telecommunications network that is evolving at an exponential pace, transport and interconnection remains fundamental to societal needs. Be it new infrastructure in emergin...
Angels Flight on Flickr. Historical postcard...
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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...
New License Plates Can Be Updated On The Spot
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thumbnail www­.popsci.com - A small company in South Carolina is attempting to introduce electronic license plate's for the state's cars and trucks. The plates are fairly simple: an electrophoretic display that can display ce...
Foxx outlines three main DOT goals
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thumbnail www­.betterroads.com - Newly-sworn in Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx took to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fast Lane blog yesterday to reiterate his goals for the USDOT. “I believe in safe, effective tra...
Santa Monica could get new real-time parking signs, The Lookout News
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www­.surfsantamonica.com - “The signs will have embedded light sensors that automatically adjust the brightness of the sign according to the time of day and are similar to a typical street light,” staff wrote in a letter the...
San Fran area rail service resuming after temporary agreement reached - CBS News
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thumbnail www­.cbsnews.com - SAN FRANCISCO Commuter rail service will resume Friday after a San Francisco transit agency and its two largest unions agreed to extend the unions' contract for 30 days. The rail system was hit by ...
That's Right, Los Angeles Is Giving Up Car Lanes for Pedestrians - Eric Jaffe - The Atlantic Cities
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thumbnail www­.theatlanticcities.com - Los Angeles has a great deal of walkability despite its car-centric reputation, but much of it remains hidden to the public. In the city's historic Broadway corridor, at least, that secret is about...
City May Fight Orange County 405 Expansion Plans - Gazettes.com, Long Beach California: Government
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thumbnail www­.gazettes.com - California’s Department of Transportation wants to add a lane or two to the 405 Freeway in Orange County, then squeeze traffic back into the current number of lanes as the freeway crosses the borde...
Metro to Use Eminent Domain for Little Tokyo Site - Los Angeles Downtown News - For Everything Downtown L.A.!: News
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thumbnail www­.ladowntownnews.com - DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is moving forward with eminent domain proceedings in the effort to acquire a Little Tokyo property where the agency plans to build a...
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BART strike ends; trains should roll again Friday - latimes.com
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Strike on San Francisco’s Transit System to End - NYTimes.com
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San Francisco/Bay Area Rapid Transit Fast Facts - CNN.com
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State Senate OKs bills on transgender students, broken parking meters - latimes.com
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Op-Ed: Quantifying Our Cities, Ourselves – Next City
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Why 'Leave it to Beaver' Neighborhoods are Ripe for Renewal | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network
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'Cities Are Good for You' — or haven't you heard? - latimes.com
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Community Calendar: July 4, 2013- July 10, 2013 : Eastern Group Publications
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San Francisco transit workers end strike, contract talks continue - CNN.com
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