Transportation Headlines for Friday November 20, 2009


1 Clean Truck Program, 2 Ports, And Now 2 Strategies
Southern California Public Radio

710 Tunnel Feasible, Study Says
Pasadena Star-News

Congestion Pricing: Will Southern Californians Warm Up To HOT Lanes?
Urban Insights

Conservatives And Public Transportation: Join Us For An Upcoming [Online] Debate
Tranpsortation For America
Registration and more information for December 7 event

Delays Expected On Metro Blue Line [Today And This Weekend] For Track Installation
Los Angeles Times

For Creating Jobs, Transit Operating Aid Is Best Bet
Mobilizing The Region

Gang Injunction, Proposed Rail Yard Topics At Joint County/City Meeting In Monrovia
Pasadena Star-News

LADOT Launches Real-Time DASH Downtown LA Arrival Times
L.A. City Council President Eric Garcetti

LA Loves A Street Party

L.A. Mayor Seeks “Creative” Funding To Prevent 7MPH Gridlock

L.A. Metro Takes Aim At Cheaters: Turnstiles Annoy Some Commuters, But Transit Officials Fret It Would Cost Too Much To Dump The Pilot Project - Even If They Wanted To
Neon Tommy, Annenberg Digital News

Los Angeles Without Traffic! (photo essay of major streets, car-less)

Measure R Funding Followup – It Pays To Check The Math!

Metro Say Fully Underground Connector Feasible, Could Cost 20% More
Blog Downtown

Metrolink Fare Rise Plan Angers Riders
San Bernardino Sun

MTA Committee Okays Crenshaw Light Rail, Green Line Extension
Daily Breeze

New Study Quantifies High Personal Costs Of Building CA Cities For Cars
SF StreetsBlog
“Windfall For All” Report Highlights (17p. PDF)

Pelosi: Passing A Wall Street Transport Tax Would Require Overseas Buy-In
DC StreetsBlog

Placentia To Settle Caltrans Claim Over Failed Rail Project
Los Angeles Times

Rough Road To Gold, Part 4: Gold Line Finally Arrives In East Los Angeles
EGP News

Santa Monica City Council Endorses Hybrid Proposal For Light Rail Maintenance Yard Location

Study Finds Higher Air Pollution Near Santa Monica Airport
Los Angeles Times

Survey Finds Many Commute Stress-Free
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

A Tale Of Two Cities’ Crossings: Different Takes On Congestion
Daily Journal Of Commerce Oregon

Tarnished Gold (vandalism and neglect go unaddressed at Highland Park Station)
Highland Park 90042 Blog

Transit Use Is Growing, But Not Where You Think
(Top 10 Metro Areas With Largest Growth; Charlotte NC Ranks First)

Web 2.0 Applications For Improving Public Participation In Transport Planning
Andrew Nash, Vienna Transport Strategies
Full text of paper (25p. PDF)

Welcome To The Blogroll: CicLAvia And City Of Lights
LA StreetsBlog

What Do Two Nobel Laureates Know That L.A.’s Mayor Doesn’t?
Biking In LA

Wheel Squeal Considered, Santa Monica Votes For Hybrid Yard
LA Curbed