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Foxx: “We’ve Got to Look at Transportation in a Multimodal Fashion”
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thumbnail dc­.streetsblog.org - Tomorrow marks the end of Anthony Foxx’s first month as the U.S. secretary of transportation. Today he met with reporters who have been eager for an on-the-record meeting with him. Though Foxx has ...
L.A.’s Real Growth Is in Car-Free and Car-Lite Families
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - I’ve never made it a secret that I’m one of the few Streetsblog editors that owns a car. But in the new Los Angeles, the one that prioritizes transit projects over highway expansion, that my family...
Forward Motion from Mobility 21
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thumbnail wfc2­.wiredforchange.com - EG: Traffic congestion steals billions of hours from our families and billions of dollars from our economy, so I will lead an aggressive transportation agenda to manage traffic and improve mobility...
Streetsblog Asks Metro Board to Waive Attorney Client-Privilege on Najarian’s 710 Big Dig Motion
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thumbnail la­.streetsblog.org - At last week’s Metro Board meeting, County Attorney Charles Safer responded to an April motion by Board Member Ara Najarian containing questions on the I-710 Gap Closure Project. The Najarian motio...
Senate measure generously funding transportation, housing programs faces GOP roadblock - The Washington Post
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thumbnail www­.washingtonpost.com - “Voting for appropriations legislation that blatantly violates budget reforms already agreed to by both parties moves our country in exactly, exactly the wrong direction,” Senate Minority Leader Mi...
Gold Line Marks Ten Years : Eastern Group Publications
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thumbnail egpnews­.com - A passenger train line that was originally unwanted by regional transportation planners but now carries more than 1 million passengers a month was celebrated last week on its 10th anniversary. The ...
UITP Grow with Public Transport - Mass Transit
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thumbnail www­.masstransitmag.com - The Grow with Public Transport campaign is an initiative of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP). It targets policy makers worldwide and aims to raise their awareness of the urg...
Would You Ride a Bike Superhighway?
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thumbnail mashable­.com - As people become more concerned with conserving the environment and improving our health, bicycle superhighways seem to be the ideal panacea. Encouraging commuters to bike to work instead of drive ...
California High Speed Rail Blog » CHSRA Continues Working to Control Costs
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www­.cahsrblog.com - One of the most common sources of cost overruns on a megaproject are change orders. The California High Speed Rail Authority today adopted policies to reduce them as well as to manage contingencies...
PERyScope August 1953 on Flickr. Cover for the...
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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...
Better Institutions: Almost All of Los Angeles' Growth Is in Low-car Households
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thumbnail www­.betterinstitutions.com - Almost All of Los Angeles' Growth Is in Low-car Households Portland, eat your heart out. Between 2005 and 2011, ninety percent of Los Angeles' growth was in low-car households, defined as household...
Best of BUSRide Awards - Nominate
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busride­.com - Please select the appropriate category for your nomination from the list below, then complete the required information and click “Submit.” Entries must be received by Monday, September 16, 2013, at...
High Speed Rail board responds to train accident in Spain
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thumbnail www­.kcra.com - The train crash that killed 79 people last week in northwestern Spain was a hot topic during Thursday’s board meeting in Sacramento involving officials from California’s High-Speed Rail Authority. ...
What happens when you incentivize transit use during construction projects
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thumbnail mntransportationresearch­.org - In 2010, MnDOT began a three-year long, $67 million repair and upgrade project on I-35 in Duluth. Dubbed the “Mega Project,” it created a serious disruption for Duluth-area commuters. To help mitig...
Builders Starting to Keep Bikers in Mind
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thumbnail urbanland­.uli.org - Shane Farthing, executive director of the Washington, D.C., advocacy group Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA), said advocates like himself need to work more closely with the private secto...
California Bicycle Coalition » Governor’s Transportation Agency increases bike funding by 30%
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www­.calbike.org - After months of negotiations with the Governor’s office, CalBike’s campaign for #betterbikeways is on the verge of celebrating a big victory for bike/ped funding. If the Legislature approves it nex...
California Bicycle Coalition » Open Streets Events Expand to More CA Cities
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thumbnail www­.calbike.org - The concept of open streets, pioneered in the Ciclovia events of Bogotá, Colombia, turns the status-quo of the street on its head.  Participants are free to use the entire width of the street howev...
Report: Motorcoach travel more cost effective, efficient than Amtrak - News - METRO Magazine
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www­.metro-magazine.com - A new study by M.J. Bradley and Associates prepared for the American Bus Association Foundation, Taxpayers for Common Sense, and the Reason Foundation reveals lower consumer and taxpayer costs and ...
SunLine board extends contract for interim leader | The Desert Sun
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thumbnail www­.mydesert.com - THOUSAND PALMS — The temporary head of SunLine Transit Agency will stick around longer than originally planned. The public transportation agency’s Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday to ...
CA: Metro Union Station Master Plan Advances - Mass Transit
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thumbnail www­.masstransitmag.com - The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) released refined concepts for the Union Station master plan that reflect public input to date and continued technical analysis f...
Yo Congress: Transportation infrastructure is a job-creating investment
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thumbnail www­.betterroads.com - There is an argument about transportation infrastructure that is not made enough–not anywhere near enough. It boosts economic choices and economic growth: two major flag waving issues for almost ev...
Highway Trust Fund Insolvency 201: Impact on States | Planetizen: The Urban Planning, Design, and Development Network
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thumbnail www­.planetizen.com - While some of the newer House members did not appear stirred by the dire consequences of the impending insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund as explained by Department of Transportation (DOT) under ...
Delta Air Lines starting hourly shuttle service between LAX and San Francisco - The Daily Breeze
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thumbnail www­.dailybreeze.com - Continuing its build-up at Los Angeles International Airport, Delta Air Lines announced Thursday it will start hourly service to San Francisco International Airport beginning Sept. 3. Delta is bran...
Congress should support a national infrastructure policy - The Hill's Congress Blog
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thumbnail thehill­.com - America’s president took to the airwaves to address what he considered a critical issue facing the nation: chronic underfunding of our national transportation infrastructure. “America can’t afford ...
NB I-405 Off-Ramp To Sunset Blvd. To Close For 120 Days « CBS Los Angeles
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thumbnail losangeles­.cbslocal.com - WEST LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The northbound I-405 off-ramp to Sunset Boulevard will be shut down for 120 days starting Friday night. The closure, which is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., is a part ...
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