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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday December 16, 2009

2010: Turning Point For American Communities?
On The Commons

California Port Truckers Will Protest, Reportedly Strike
Land Line

Clean Truck Program At [Los Angeles And Long Beach] Ports Wins EPA Award
Daily Breeze

The Daily Drudge: Who Is Most Frustrated By The Daily Commute? (U.S. ranks 12th of 13 nations in study of average commute to work)
The Economist

Demographics May Be Destiny, But Mind The Assumptions
New Geography

Driveway Shenanigans In Silver Lake? Another Curb Removed
LA Curbed

The Eastside Gold Line Rail As A Learning Tool For At-Risk Youth
LA StreetsBlog

Ensuring California HSR Doesn't Become The Next Seattle Monorail
California High Speed Rail Blog

Fare Confusion On Silver Line
MetroRider LA

How The Streets Of New York Got More Dangerous (the dangers of texting while walking…but there’s an app for that)
New York Times

Improving Pedestrian And Motorist Safety Along Light Rail Alignments
Transportation Research Board
Full-text report (159p. PDF)
Selected appendices (341p. PDF)

Media Mayhem - Driving Around In Circles: When All Reason Says We Ought To Be Backing More Transportation Options, The Media Is Still Obsessed With Automobiles
Mother Nature Network

MIT Unveils New “Smart” Bike Wheel

Move L.A. Wants To Get Moving!
LA StreetsBlog

New Report: Minority-Owned Businesses Left Out Of Transportation Stimulus
DC StreetsBlog

On The Pitfalls And Benefits Of National Transit Safety Standards
DC StreetsBlog

Orange Line Riders Left Out Of The Part[y] On New Year's Eve
Los Angeles Daily News

Reinventing Cities Critical To Climate
American Public Media Marketplace

The Return Of The Two-Way Street: Why The Double-Yellow Stripe Is Making A Comeback In Downtowns

A Streetcar Named Monorail
Long Beach Post

TOD Help For Metropolitan Planning Organizations: Center for Transit-Oriented Development Is Building Expanded Best Practices Guide For MPOs
Reconnecting America

Transportation-HUD Omnibus Favors High-Speed Rail
Mass Transit

Transportation ID Program Lacks A Reliable Disaster Recovery Plan, GAO Says
Government Computer News

Truckers Protest In Downtown L.A. Against New Clean-Air Rules At Ports
Los Angeles Times

Your Turn: What Do You Want To See On Los Angeles’ Streets In 2010?
LA StreetsBlog