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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday February 9, 2010

3rd & Final Map Of L.A.’s Bicycle Backbone Map Released: South L.A./Harbor Gateway

Building A Farm Where A Freeway Used To Be
(a defunct onramp’s transition from “freeway to food forest”)
SF StreetsBlog

Bruins For Traffic Relief Launch Party
Be A Green Commuter

City Hall To Pay For Integrating Expo
Santa Monica Daily Press

Creating “A Better Tomorrow” In America With Sustainable Transportation
The City Fix

Effort Underway To Suspend California’s Global-Warming Law: Conservatives Propose An Initiative That Would Delay Curbs On Greenhouse Gas Emissions Until The State’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.5%, A Level Not Seen Since 2007
Los Angeles Times

The End Of the Road For Cul-De-Sacs?
DC StreetsBlog

EXPOsing The Westside To Mass Transit - Finally!

Federal Smart Growth (coordinating the work of HUD, DOT, and EPA)
Lincoln Institute Of Land Policy

HSR Lessons From China
California High Speed Rail Blog

Muni Joins Twitter For Real This Time, But Won’t Offer Service Alerts
San Francisco Appeal

Opinion: Transit Bills Fight Climate Change
(OR Rep. Earl Blumenauer)

Racking Up Miles? Maybe Not
(Vehicle-miles-traveled tax is looking increasingly like the future of transportation financing, so how could such a new system work?)
Washington Post

RSVP For Metro’s First Bicycle Rountable On 2/19
Green LA Girl

Urban Planning Away The Pounds: Study Links Weight Gain With Traffic
LA Curbed
Full-Text Report

A Vow To “Bring Republicans To The Table” For A New Transport Bill
DC StreetsBlog

Walkscore As A Planning Tool
California Planning & Development Report

What’s The Best Way To Curb Distracted Driving?
National Journal Transportation Blog

What’s The Problem With A National Infrastructure Bank? Capitalism (And Politics)

Why Not Rail?
(rail vs. bus rapid transit debate)