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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday November 25, 2009

Boxer Seeks White House Help On Highway Bill
Journal Of Commerce

Checklists To Rethink The Streetspace

"Cities For Cycling" Could Have Huge Impact On Bikeway Innovation
(new coalition of America's largest cities look to break the shackles of rigid federal roadway design guidelines)
Bike Portland

Congress For The New Urbanism Transportation Summit 2009 (slideshow presentations now online)
Congress For The New Urbanism

DeFazio, Perlmutter Drafting New Version Of Wall Street Transport Tax
DC StreetsBlog

DHS Launches Critical Infrastructure Web Site
Link to website
Link to plan (188p. PDF)

Downtown's Angels Flight Clears Latest Hurdle
Curbed LA

Environmental Defense Fund Starts Transportation Blog
The City Fix
Link to EDF Way2Go website

Great Los Angeles Walk 2009: Eight Hours And 17.4 Miles Later, We Did It!
Franklin Avenue

Hip-Hip-Hooray! San Gabriel Valley Comes Together To Celebrate Future
I Will Ride

Interview: Joseph Boardman, AMTRAK, President & CEO
(video: speaking on federal appropriation funding, light-rail, modernization capacities, security)

LA Animated: Sic Regional Transit
LA Observed

Little Change To Southland Gasoline Prices
Los Angeles Daily News

OCTA Board Finalizes Bus Cuts: Decreased Frequency, More Transfers, And No 24-Hour Service
TransitRider OC

Proponents Say Transit Should Be A Free Ride

Proposed Locally Preferred Alternative For 2 Freeway Terminus Not Preferred By Locals
LA Curbed

Travel Demand In The Context Of Growing Diversity: Considerations For Policy, Planning, And Forecasting (6p. PDF)
Transportation Research Board

Underground Psychology: Researchers Have Been Spying On Us On The Subway – Here’s What They’ve Learned

U.S. Highway Travel Rises As Economy Recovers

The War On Trucking Continues
Logistics Management

What Will It Take For Caltrans To Decide To “Fix-It-First?”
LA StreetsBlog
Sierra Club Fix It First Webpage