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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday January 12, 2010

2010 High-Speed Rail In The United States: An International Practicum On System Implementation (Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles : February 11-13, 2010)

Ballot Initiative Barring State From Taking Local Funds Gains Steam
Daily Breeze

Beyond Neo-Victorianism: A Call For Design Diversity (advocating a return to the post-war mixed-use districts that provided pedestrian scale but encouraged automobiles and parking)
New Geography

Buses, Trains Are Plugging In To The Times With Wi-Fi
Chicago Sun-Times

City Attorney To Weigh Options On Bicyclist Anti-Harassment Ordinance

City Council Public Safety Committee Blows Easy Chance To Support Cyclists
LA StreetsBlog

Commuters Are Leaving Mass Transit For Their Cars, And They Have Their Reasons
San Jose Mercury News

Concerns Raised As Expo Rail Construction Continues
USC Daily Trojan

Editorial: L.A. Needs A Long-Term Plan - The Poorly Managed City Needs A Road Map For The Future For Land Use, For Its Government Workforce And For Finances
Los Angeles Times

Final Draft Of APTA 2010-2014 Strategic Plan Available For Member Comment
Full-text report of The First Steps To Transitvision 2050 (31p. PDF)

Full 405 Freeway Closures Begin Early Wednesday Morning

High-Speed Rail Plan Flawed, Says Legislature’s Financial Analyst
Los Angeles Times

LADOT Outlines Massive Cuts, Fare Hikes, For DASH
LA StreetsBlog

LADOT Recommends Cutting 11 Bus Lines, Doubling Cash Fares

More Cuts To O.C. Bus Service Might Be In Store
Orange County Register

MTA Bus Drivers Indicted
Culver City News

Obama Administration Working On Its Own Six-Year Transportation Bill
LA StreetsBlog

On The Subway In Their Skivvies: No Pants Day 2010

A Picture Is Worth: Advertising By Amtrak In TSA Security Line

Schwarzenegger Budget Tallies $397 Million From Traffic Camera Tickets
Sacramento Bee

Stop Yawning And Start Building Trains And Other Infrastructure
Huffington Post

Time Warner Cable Offers Customers A Solution To Southern California’s Traffic Woes
Triangle Software

Wave Of Imports Lifts Ports: Cargo Volume In December, Including At L.A. And Long Beach Facilities, Suggests A Recovery Is Underway
Los Angeles Times

White House And Congress Take Issue With AP’s Transport Stimulus Claims
DC StreetsBlog

World Warming To Greener Train Travel