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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday December 30, 2009

The 2009 Capitol Hill Streetsies: And The Nominees Are…
DC StreetsBlog

2009: The Year in California HSR
California High Speed Rail Blog

Bart (Hearts) The Shenanigan Shuttle
Sierra Madre Tattler

Bike Talk Moves To Pacifica Radio, 90.7 F.M.
LA StreetsBlog

City Fails To Produce Public Copies Of Bicycle Plan At Libraries

Commentary: Obama's Next Trillion Spending Might Be Worth It
(highway construction)
Business Week

The Economics Of Bike Boulevards: Debunking The Myth That Bike Infrastructure Will Hurt Business
Austin On Two Wheels

Here For Roses? Enjoy The Gold (Red And Purple)
Experience LA

Long Beach Tests Out Bicycle Boxes At Intersections

Long Beach Transit Offers Free New Year’s Eve Buses
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Los Angeles Freeway FUBAR: I-405 Closures Hitting Westside And Valley; Expect An Ugly Three Years
LA Weekly

Love A Parade? Here’s Some Tips Before Heading To The Rose Parade And Rose Bowl Game
Pasadena Star-News

Major Work On 405 Widening Project To Start Jan. 12: The $1-Billion Effort, Scheduled To Be Completed in 2013, Will Create Continuous Carpool Lanes Between Orange County And The San Fernando Valley
Los Angeles Times

Making The Golden Gate An Even Bigger Attention Span
Los Angeles Times

Mixed Results For Operation Safe Driver Campaign
Metro Magazine

More New Driving Laws For 2010: Moving Over & Towing

MTA Offers New Year’s Eve Revelers Free Bus And Train Rides
Los Angeles Times

Oceans Of Asphalt No More! LA’s Streets Shrink
LA Curbed

OCTA Reduces Tolls On 91 Freeway Lanes
New OCTA toll schedules

The Revolution Will Be Mapped: GIS Mapping Technology Is Helping Underprivileged Communities Get Better Services – From Education And Transportation To Health Care And Law Enforcement – By Showing Exactly What Discrimination Looks Like

Schwarzenegger To Seek Federal Help For California Budget
Los Angeles Times

A Simple Plan To Make Bikes More Visible And Increase Awareness

Transforming Transportation 2010 Conference
(Washington, D.C. : January 14-15, 2010)

What I Want From LA In The Next Decade
Huffington Post

With Competition In High-Speed Operation, Who Wins? (consumer choice in France’s high-speed rail market and how it compares to California’s planned system)
Transport Politic