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Transportation Headlines for Thursday January 7, 2010

Advisory Committee For Gold Line Eastside Extension Meets Next Thursday (Jan. 14, 2010)
LA StreetsBlog
Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Review Advisory Committee website

Bike Master Plan Comments Due Friday: Here’s Mine
LA StreetsBlog

City To Uncle Sam: Can We Borrow A Few Billion For New Trains?
LA Curbed

Devastation In The Aftermath Of California’s Transit Funding Crisis
California Transit Association

Dodd And Dorgan Retiring: The Consequences For Transportation Policy
DC StreetsBlog

Enterprises Are Key To Smarter US Transportation
Internet Evolution

How Google And Portland’s TriMet Set The Standard For Open Transit Data
SF StreetsBlog

I-405 Expansion in LA Offers a Case Study of the Fundamental Law of Traffic Congestion
Environmental and Urban Economics

Initiative Launched To Protect CA Transportation Funds

L.A., Long Beach Ports Fight To Stay Dominant
Los Angeles Times

New Report Finds American Auto Fleet Shrinking
DC StreetsBlog

Omnitrans Gains New CEO: One-Time Mechanic Says He Aims To Boost Ridership
San Bernardino Sun

Should Drivers Be Taxed By The Mile?
Houston Chronicle

Tales From A Bus In Los Angeles
Huffington Post

Transit Committee Favors Naming Rights (San Diego County’s North County Transit District marketing committee recommends naming rights for train stations)
North County Times

Troubling Silence On Transit In Gov's State Of The State Address
LA StreetsBlog

Washington State GIS Transportation Repository Takes Long Road
Government Technology

What’s A Computer Doing On This Bus? (Singapore outfits bus with laptops, monitor, and printer)
Asia One

Why America Needs Trains
(by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden)
Huffington Post

With Congestion Pricing, Saving Time Trumps Reducing Pollution
LA StreetsBlog

You Can Drive 55: How A National Speed Limit Could Improve Our Lives