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Transportation Headlines for Monday July 13, 2009

Appiphilia: Some Google Maps smartphone apps get L.A. transit info
Los Angeles Times

Call to shift car plants to bullet trains
Pedestrian View of Los Angeles

City Considering a Bicycle Rental Facility for Downtown

County raises bus fares to Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties - One-way fare will increase by 50 cents in fall, and by 50 cents again next year
Ventura County Star

CurbedWire: Subway Soil Testing on Wilshire, Shy Still Painting
LA Curbed

Dear Eastsider: What’s to keep my car from plunging into the Arroyo Seco?
The Eastsider

DHS Allocates Grants Based on Risk, but Its Risk Methodology, Management Controls, and Grant Oversight Can Be Strengthened

Duarte MTA open house, tours of light rail yards
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Downtown Streetcar Project Opens Website, Seeks Feedback
LA Streetsblog

Google this: SEPTA getting more searches since Google Transit go-live

Green Line to LAX Takes Another Step

It’s official: Los Angeles Metro is on Google Transit
The Transit Wire

LA Metro, Riverside Transit Agency, SEPTA and many more join Google Transit

Metro Proposes Canning Rush-Hour Bike-on-Rail Ban, Limiting Bikes Per Railcar

New LA Marathon Route Could End in Santa Monica

Highway Toll Lane Construction Bill Stalled in State Senate Committee
SF StreetsBlog

Metro rep tells WANA about possible new LB light-rail line
Signal Tribune

Poll touts 710 tunnel - Survey of 200 Glendale residents shows more than 50% supporting the freeway connector
Glendale News Press

Ports of LA and Long Beach can cruise into prosperity
Daily Breeze

Reduce the Costs of Traffic Congestion by using Metro
Travelin’ Local

Regional Council of the Southern California Association of Governments offers scholarship opportunity for students
Whittier Daily News

Streetcar Project Unveils New Website, Asks for Input on Route

TEMECULA: New express bus links Temecula, Escondido
The Californian

Texas Transportation Institute’s New Congestion Report Drives Home the Value of Public Transportation to Help Alleviate Congestion
American Public Transportation Association

The Fourth Urbanism

Traffic congestion eases in Riverside, San Diego counties
Valley News

White House to Push Forward on National Urban Policy Agenda
Washington Post

Who's Next on Google Transit? A Sampling