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Transportation Headlines for Friday January 8, 2010

Caltrans To Report To Public On 710 Tunnel Study
Pasadena Star-News

Evaluating Transportation Economic Development Impacts: Understanding How Transport Policy And Planning Decisions Affect Employment, Incomes, Productivity, Competitiveness, Property Values And Tax Revenues (97p. PDF)
Victoria Transport Policy Institute

Finding The Rail Line Bucks To Get LA To LAX In 2010

First Couple Of Public Transportation
LA Weekly

For Better Or Worse, Webster’s Word Of The Year 2009: Distracted Driving
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

Funding Problems Could Delay 7th St. Freeway Reconfiguration
Long Beach Press-Telegram

A Grand Gateway For Denver’s Transit Users
Transport Politic

High-Speed Rail Authority Head To Retire In March
Sacramento Bee

Highway Barriers Stifle Sound, Sight, And Soot
U.S. National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration

Improved Sepulveda Boulevard Makes Its Debut
Los Angeles Times

LA Traffic Tips And Shortcuts
Huffington Post

Little Truck, Big Job, For Westside Subway Planning
Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor, 3rd District

Los Angeles Tops List Of 99 Metros Losing Jobs
Los Angeles Business Journal

Public Transit Best Vehicle For Economic Recovery
Progressive States Network

Record Year For Muni Bond Sales Seen As N.Y. MTA Preps Offering
(round-up of issuers of Build America Bonds)
Business Week

Reducing Traffic Congestion And Improving Travel Options In Los Angeles

Statewide/Local Advocates Slam Schwarzenegger’s Rumored End-Around Cut On Transit Funding
LA StreetsBlog

Study: Almost Half Of PCH Intersections In South Bay Need Fixing
Daily Breeze

Transport Economist Challenges Claim That “VMT Causes Growth” (vehicle miles traveled)
DC StreetsBlog

The U.S. Transportation Financing Crisis: A Snapshot From The States
LA StreetsBlog

Waiting For Multi-Year Legislation (For cash-strapped state and local governments with critical transportation infrastructure needs, the coming year will be bittersweet)
Bond Buyer