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Transportation Headlines for Monday January 4, 2010

The 2009 Capitol Hill Streetsies! Meet The Winners
DC StreetsBlog

2010: The Year Ahead In California HSR
California High Speed Rail Blog

2010: The Year In Transit
MetroRider LA

Chokepoints For Effective Transit: The Example Of Seattle
Human Transit

Cities Collaborate For Gold Line Extension Along 60 Freeway
Whittier Daily News

City Of Alhambra's 2010 Rose Parade Float (Pacific Electric Red Car: "On Track In 2010")
More information from the float builder

Cuts Proposed For Hollywood Area DASH Buses
Hollywood Unbound

Editorial: Bullet-Train Folly
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Freight Trains Make Big Comeback In Nation's Transportation Network: Warren Buffett's Recent Purchase Of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Shows The Renewed Importance Of Railroads In The Global Supply Chain
Los Angeles Times

LAX Is Permanently Closing Parking Lot B
Los Angeles Times

LED Signals Seen As Potential Hazard
New York Times

Los Angeles’ Red-Light Ticket Ripoff
LA Weekly

Openings And Construction Starts Planned For 2010
Transport Politic

Metro Gold Line May Extend More To East L.A.

More Budget Pain, Cuts Ahead For California In 2010
Huffington Post

Nighttime Freeway Closures On The 10, 605 Freeways This Week

One Day, I Will Be Able To Tweet Underground: Metro To Write RFP To Install Cell Service In Subway Tunnels
LA Subway Blog

Opinion: A Trainsportter's Guide To The Future Of The World
New York Times

Public-Transit Passengers Face Rough Ride: Agencies Nationwide Raise Fares, Cut Service As Budget Pressures Mount
Wall Street Journal

Sustainability Comes Of Age
New York Times

A Symbol Of Progress: Detroit's Striking New Transit Center Takes On Even Greater Significance As The City Suffers Its Most Serious Economic Blow
Metropolis Magazine

“Tell Your Story” To Members Of Congress
(District Days, Jan. 6-8: opportunity to make sure members of Congress understand the importance of public transportation and the need for increased federal investment)
Passenger Transport

View From Los Angeles City Hall, Then And Now: The Changing Downtown Landscape As Captured By Two Photographers Shooting From The Observation Deck Nearly Six Decades Apart
Los Angeles Times

Year In Review: Year Of The Gold Line
I Will Ride

A Year Without Getting Into A Car
San Francisco Chronicle

The Year’s Top Transit News – State By State
Transport Politic