Transportation Headlines for Wednesday September 30, 2009

Agency seeks deep-pockets contractor willing to fast-track Gold Line extension project
Pasadena Star News

APTA first-half report: Light-rail trips up, heavy- and commuter-rail trips down
Progressive Railroading

Are Two-Way Streets the Way of the Future?
LA Streetsblog

Big money to be spent on San Bernardino construction projects
Redlands Daily Facts

Bus CCTV could predict assaults
BBC News

Bus Lanes on Wilshire? Chime in at Upcoming Community Meetings

Bus Transit Safety Quarterly Newsletter - Summer 2009
Transportation Research Board

Californians are paying a record 60 cents more for gas than rest of nation
Mercury News

Clean Cities Annual Metrics Report 2008
Transportation Research Board

Enviro Orgs Sue CALTRANS Over SR 47 Expressway Project
Cunningham Report

Essential Smart Growth Fixes for Urban and Suburban Zoning Codes
Transportation Research Board

Feds Stimulate Sunset Strip Beautification Project
WeHo News

Gold Line Eastside Extension to Begin Regular Testing on Sunday

Gold Line officials seeking over $100 million in private financing
Pasadena Star News

Guide to Planning Resources on Transportation and Hazards
Transportation Research Board

Incidence of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Crashes by Hybrid Electric Vehicles
Transportation Research Board

L.A. Considers Anti-Graffiti Coating for Every Building, Paint-Matching Program Begins in Santa Clarita

LADOT Looks to Riders for Ideas on How to Solve Budget Woes

L.A.’s Draft Bike Plan Enters “Civic Enragement” Phase
LA Streetsblog

Maglev commercial
Trains for America

More parking coming to Norwalk/Santa Fe Springs Metrolink station
Whittier Daily News

More Public Transit Community Meetings: Light Rail from Wilshire to LAX

New Lights on Main

New Report: Feds Subsidizing Parking Six Times as Much as Transit
LA Streetsblog

Pew unveils aggregated data on subsidies in the transportation sector
ATU News

Planning experts review largest remaining property in Ontario
Daily Bulletin

Port Extends Deadline To Submit Opinion On Railyard Expansion

Rail Transit Safety Quarterly Newsletter - Summer 2009
Transportation Research Board

San Jose Plots a Renewal of Its Struggling Light Rail Network
Transport Politic

Smooth idea for the 710 Freeway - Caltrans is thickly layering different mixes of asphalt atop the damaged old concrete to resurface the bone- (and coffee-) jangling roadway
Los Angeles Times

Stockholm Congestion Charge Reduces Traffic, Funds Roads

Taking a train to the Angels' game - Afternoon Angels take Metrolink from Irvine to Anaheim
Orange County Register

Upcoming Crenshaw Corridor open houses

We can stop the Distracted Driving epidemic; Join us online to find out how
USDOT Fastlane