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Transportation Headlines for Wednesday January 20, 2010

America’s 75 Worst Commutes (#1: Hollywood Freeway, Los Angeles)
Daily Beast

Are New Transit Guidelines An Improvement?
National Journal Transportation Blog

BBB Proposes Big Fare Increases
(Big Blue Bus)
Santa Monica Daily Press

Before And “AVTA:” New Direct Commuter Bus Service From Antelope Valley
(to UCLA)
Be A Green Commuter!

Blogging From TRB: More Prep For A Performance-Based Reauthorization
The City Fix

Californians For High Speed Rail Launches Grassroots Organizing Effort
California High Speed Rail Blog

Cities For Cycling Embrace European Street Designs
(National Association of City Transportation Officials launch initiative to help members better plan for and implement cycling infrastructure)

Communities Put A Halt To Red-Light Cameras
USA Today

"Emergency Brake" Confuses Many On Subway
New York Times

Every Streets Is A Bike Route
LA StreetsBlog

Final Report On Deadly Metrolink Crash Comes Down To Signal Color: As The National Transportation Safety Board Meets This Week To Draft Its Conclusion On The Chatsworth Collision, Members Must Resolve Eyewitness Reports Of A Green Light And Technical Evidence Showing It Was Red
Los Angeles Times

George Takai: Transit Geek
(interview with former SCRTD Board member)
Track Twenty-Nine

How News Happens: Listening Devices On Buses?
Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism

Inland Cities Urged To Blend Development With Transit Hubs
Riverside Press-Enterprise

L.A. Airport Official Named By Obama To Run TSA Withdraws
Los Angeles Times

LA Area’s Fourth Proposed Freeway Park Gets A Push
LA Curbed

LADOT Officials Want To Tow You After 3 Unpaid Parking Tickets

LA Traffic And Mother Nature

Lake Avenue Gold Line Station Upgrades Are Nearly Working Like Clockwork
Pasadena Star-News

New Energy Hubs: Transit-Oriented Development Meets District Energy

Obama Quietly Gets Federal Agencies Involved In Transport Planning
LA StreetsBlog

A Public Transit Option To The New Football Stadium?
LA Curbed

Retro-Future Neon BART Excitement (various vibrant maps of abandoned plans for subway linking San Francisco to Marin County)
Burrito Justice

Southern California Transit Forum (Orange, Calif. : February 15, 2010)
Orange County Transportation Authority

The Status Report: Obama's Plan To Rebuild American Prosperity (rating the President's first year on infrastructure spending, policy reforms, and innovation)
Brookings Institution

Transportation Quandary: “Anyone Listening Out There?”

Union Pacific Monster Train (10:31 video: 18,061 foot long train passing through Southern California Jan. 10, 2010)
Chasing Steel You Tube channel