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Transportation Headlines for Monday February 22, 2010

Association Of American Railroads Report: A Healthy Rail Network Critical To The Nation's Recovery
Full-Text Report (26p. PDF)

Advocates Make The Case For More Federal Funding For Southern California Transit And Bikeways
LA StreetsBlog

"A Bicycle Is Not A Transportation Device"
DC StreetsBlog

Calif. Drivers May Soon Pay For Accident Cleanup

Cyclists And Planners Talk, Metro Listens
Biking In LA

Extending The Gold Line Eastward Even Further (four route options narrowed to two; public meetings set this week for Pico Rivera, South El Monte, Montebello, and Whittier)

Glimpse The Wireless Future Of Transportation

Is A FOX Show Trying To Derail U.S. High Speed Rail?

"Libros Al Viento" (Books On The Wind) And Other Mobile Books (libraries operate book vending machines in transit stations)

Maglev Train Funds Being Sought Again: Gibbons To Press For State, California Assistance
Las Vegas Review-Journal

New Analysis: Major Cities Still Shortchanged By Transportation Stimulus
DC StreetsBlog

Parking Pricing Implementation Guidelines: How More Efficient Pricing Can Help Solve Parking Problems, Increase Revenue And Achieve Other Planning Objectives
(30p. PDF)
Victoria Transport Policy Institute

Ratings System Targets Environmental Impact Of Roadways (University of Washington project looks at performance metrics and best practices; "like LEEDS, but for roads")
Environmental Leader

Record Numbers Taking Transit: Everything That Rolls And Floats Is In Service (1.6 million people a day used buses, SkyTrain, the SeaBus and the West Coast Express during first week of Winter Olympics)
Vancouver Sun

Service Cuts - Again
Riding In Riverside

Siemens to Expand U.S. Manufacturing Facility to Meet High-Speed Rail Needs: Trains Will Be Built With Renewable Energy

TIGER's Tale And Lessons For Stimulus Spending
(metropolitan areas miss out on stimulus funding)
New Republic