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Transportation Headlines for Monday December 21, 2009

Americans Still Driving Less
New Republic

The Art Of Moving L.A.: A Conversation With Metro's New CEO, Art Leahy (January 15, 2010)
Westside Urban Forum

Backdoor Tour: The Curious Route Of The Las Vegas Monorail Is The Product Of An Equally Bizarre Planning And Development Process
Metropolis Magazine

California One Of 4 HSR Stimulus Finalists?
California High Speed Rail Blog

Delays Won't Derail Expo Project
Santa Monica Daily Press

Editorial: High-Speed Myths - Business Plan Shows Deceit Of Bullet Train Push
San Diego Union-Tribune

"Final" Expo Line Plans Across Westside Unveiled
Los Angeles Wave

Future Mobility In California: The Condition, Use And Funding Of California’s Roads, Bridges And Transit System, December 2009 (24p. PDF)
TRIP National Transportation Research Group

Expo Line Corridor Brings Development, Santa Monicans Worry
LA Curbed

Expo Releases FEIR For Phase II Chooses Alignment Along ROW And Colorado Avenue
LA StreetsBlog

Final Environmental Report Issued For Proposed Expo Line Extension
Southern California Public Radio

Geithner Adviser Backs “More Merit-Based” Infrastructure Spending
DC StreetsBlog

Gloria Molina “Hates” Gold Line’s Painted Asphalt
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

High-Speed Rail: Great For Europe, But Less So For The U.S.?
Politics Daily

Is Big Brother Watching Your ORCA Card?: The New ORCA Transit Fare Card Raises Questions About Privacy - For Instance, Employers Have The Right To View Trip Details If They Subsidize A Worker's Fare Card
Seattle Times

Job Woes Reduce Transit Ridership
USA Today

Jobs Data Shows Stimulus Spending On Public Transportation Produces More Jobs, Faster
Smart Growth America

Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Holds State Of The Project
Earth Times

Metrolink Awaits Arrival Of Cars Featuring Crash-Resistant Technology
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

[New York] MTA Mythbusting: Back Again
On Transport

Officials Unveil New Gold Line Bridge Design, Discuss Project's Time Table
Pasadena Star-News

Should The Federal Government Take Over Regulation Of Rail Transit Safety?
National Journal Transportation Blog

Single Union Station: Activists Worry Over Crushing Impacts
CityWatch LA

South L.A. Light Rail Gets The Green Light
L.A. Watts Times

Transportation Agency To Spend Millions Saving Habitat
Orange County Register

We Can Learn Much From The TGV
Rail Passenger Association Of California & Nevada