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Transportation Headlines for Friday September 18, 2009

Cruising L.A.'s Burgeoning Bike Scene, Traffic Be Darned
Washington Post

Culver CityBus to launch Sepulveda Rapid bus

Duarte Joins in CRA Lawsuit
Mid Valley News

Establishing Objective, Realistic Assessment Tools for Planning an Effective High-Speed Rail Network
Transport Politic

FHWA published new Primer on Congestion Pricing and Transit
Caltrans Library & History Center

Fifth National GIS in Transit Conference Program Unveiled
GIS Cafe

Final Briefs Filed in Clean-Truck Case
Journal of Commerce

Final EIR for Tom Bradley Terminal reconfiguration and enhancement project released
The Argonaut

Here’s How We Should Build Out A High Speed Rail Network
The Infrastructurist

Highway bill draws $45 million in lobbying
Land Line

Hollywood Makeover

How the Railroads Took Control of Time
New York Times

Interstate 215 Widening Project Phases 3 & 4 Ceremonial Groundbreaking

Legislation for a 21st Century Transportation System Doesn't Come Easy
New York Times

Maglev Back In the Ring in Speedy Train Battle
Curbed LA

Map: Park[ing] Day is Tomorrow, What Parks will be near You?

Oberstar to Back 3-Month Delay in Transport Bill As Soon As Next Week
LA Streetsblog

Park[ing] Day Returns

Parsons Brinckerhoff acquired by UK firm for $626M - Balfour Beatty is buying transportation engineering group Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc., whose founder designed New York's first subway, the IRT, in 1904

Pueblo del Sol HOPE VI Project in East Los Angeles Serves as Revitalization Model for Choice Neighborhoods Initiative
Open House

Recent Customer Survey Shows Overwhelming Majority of Riders Are Satisfied With Metro Bus and Rail Service

Rosendahl Streetscast Part II: Goals for the Council Transportation Committee
LA Streetsblog

Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus to dedicate new maintenance facility Wednesday, Sept. 23rd
The Argonaut

Senate passes big boost for housing, transport

Turmoil, tempers at 11th hour as LA smog-credits bill neared victory
Capitol Weekly

Use Google Maps to plan trips on Long Beach Transit

Warner Scores a (Small) Win for White House’s Transportation Agenda
LA Streetsblog

West Covina glitch postpones hearing on Foothill Transit park-and-ride
San Gabriel Valley Tribune