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Transportation Headlines for Thursday January 28, 2010

And The High Speed Rail Cash Goes To...

Bay Area Transit Brouhaha A Harbinger For LA?
LA Curbed

Board Members Predict Even Feds’ Threats Can’t Derail Oakland Airport Connector
SF Weekly

Breaking News: CA Gets $2.35 Billion Stimulus For HSR And Other Passenger Rail
California High Speed Rail Blog
Fact Sheet On The California High-Speed Train American Recovery And Reinvestment Act Application (2p. PDF)

California Northern Railroad Converts To Green Locomotives
Sacramento Bee

California To Get $2.25 Billion In High-Speed Rail Funding: The Federal Stimulus Grant, The Largest For Any State, Is Intended To Help The Anaheim-To-San Francisco Project To Fruition
Los Angeles Times

EPA Sets Stricter Air-Quality Standards Near Roads
Wall Street Journal

Exercising And Transportation Policy
American Prospect

Explaining International IT Application Leadership: Intelligent Transportation Systems (58p. PDF)
Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

Following Noise Complaints, LAPD Halts 24-Hour Construction Of Westside Rail Line
Los Angeles Times

How the LA Metro Is Part Of The “Green” Mass Transportation Movement
Travelin’ Local

Irvine Spending $19 Per Rider On City-Run Bus System
Orange County Register

Metro Eyes Hollywood & Koreatown, City Envisions Downtown & USC For Bicycle Sharing Programs

Next Steps After Copenhagen: Transportation (wrap-up of key messages from EMBARQ’s Transforming Transportation 2010)
World Resources Institute

One More Reason To Dig TIGER: Transit And Roads On The Same Footing
DC StreetsBlog

Port Of Los Angeles Fights Crime With Mobile Video

State, Federal Officials Tout Long-Term Transportation Plans (Rep. Oberstar and Secy. LaHood speak out on the “Surface Transportation Reauthorization Outreach Tour”)
Finance & Commerce

Traffic Info Line Now Live In Inland Area
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Transit Riders Launch Grassroots Lobbying Push In Dire Political Climate
DC StreetsBlog