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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday December 2, 2009

Airline Safety: The Next Generation Of Smart Planes
Christian Science Monitor

Another Red-Light Probe For Metrolink
Los Angeles Times

Bellflower Path For Cyclists, Walkers Opens
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Bringing LA Together: Little Tokyo

Broadway Improvement Plan Gets A Hearing: Plan To Transform Thoroughfare Would Take Four Years, Cost $30 Million
Los Angeles Downtown News

CalTrans Changes Signs On 110 North; Richard Ankrom’s Famed “5 North” Installation Feared Lost
Franklin Avenue

December Will Be A Big Month For HSR
California High Speed Rail Blog

Don’t Let The Reason Foundation Railroad California
California High Speed Rail Blog

Here’s Your Chance To Support Complete Streets In State Planning Guidelines
LA StreetsBlog

The Highway To Play A Vital Role in The Progress Of Civilization
(Disney’s animated 1958 film discussing “future” highway and automobile technology)
LA StreetsBlog

In New Orleans, LaHood Unveils $280M In Streetcar And Bus Grants
DC StreetsBlog

Intelligent Roads: Several Approaches To Keeping Streets Clearer
Financial Times

Job Cuts Loom As Stimulus Fades (Highway construction companies begin seeing business slow down)
Wall Street Journal

Laughter On The Go (Transit TV comedy)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Metrolink Engineer May Have Run Red Signal, Prompting New Concerns About Rail Safety
Los Angeles Times

Parking Cash-Outs: Better Than Free Parking
Way2Go Environmental Defense Fund

Ready, Steady, Go!: Countdown Stoplight Brings Fun To Traffic Control

Solar-Powered Sensor Controls Traffic
Electronics Design, Strategy, News

Stair Wars: Santa Monica Keeps Them Open, Echo Park Locks 'Em Out
LA Curbed

Surface Transportation: Efforts To Address Highway Congestion Through Real-Time Traffic Information Systems Are Expanding But Face Implementation Challenges
(new report: 43p. PDF)
Government Accounting Office

Tired Of Being Dumped On, El Segundo Threatens To Sue
LA Curbed

Villaraigosa Announces Electric Car Infrastructure Plan
Los Angeles Times

What GOOD Ideas Do You Have?
(L.A. 2.0 event to identify five key urban strategies to improve the physical environment of Los Angeles)
LA StreetsBlog

Who Wants To Buy A New Locomotive? General Electric Hopes Amtrak Does
DC StreetsBlog