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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday December 9, 2009


75 Years Ago: Wilshire Boulevard Opened Through Westlake Park
Blog Downtown

And The Winner Is...You Decide
(2009 Streetsie Awards)
LA StreetsBlog

Choice Of Location For Light Rail Facility Angers El Segundo; Councilman Rosendahl Opposes Relocation To Westchester

Congress: Invest In Intelligent Transportation Systems To Create Jobs
The Hill

The Economics Of The Bike Boulevard
LA StreetsBlog

The French Revolution: How Strausbourg Gave Up The Car (And Why Midsized American Cities Can Too)
Next American City

Gold Line Extension Scrambling To Break Ground By June
Curbed LA

Guerrilla Sharrows Appear In Northeast L.A., Cleanup Will Take 60 Days, Says LADOT

Heavy Traffic Linked To Higher Miscarriage Rates
Sacramento Bee

How To Save The Los Angeles Times, End Rush Hour Traffic, Solve The Housing Crisis (And Not Have To Pay For It)
Huffington Post

Implementing Streetcars Demands Consideration Of The Way Traffic Works
Transport Politic

Los Angeles Transport Chief Proposes Law Protecting Cyclists From Harrassment

Map Of The Day: ExperienceLA Launches "Things To Do" Map (integrated Metro transit information)

NTSB Calls For Tougher Passenger Bus Scrutiny
Associated Press

Ridley-Thomas Wants Further Study Of Proposed Expo Line
Southern California Public Radio

States Vie For $69B In Infrastructure Funds
Washington Times

Subway Architecture (Must-see photos!)

Transit Coalition To Metrolink: "Fare Increases, Not Service Cuts, Are The Least Painful"

What Have We Learned From The Recovery Act?
National Journal Transportation Blog

White House Unveils Transit Safety Bill To Cautious Praise On The Hill
DC StreetsBlog