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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday February 23, 2010

Alongside LaHood In L.A., Boxer Talks Timing For The Next Transport Bill
DC StreetsBlog

Building A Smart Transportation System Means Jobs And Clean Air (Antonio Villaraigosa writes about LaHood and Boxer joint appearance at Metro)
Huffington Post

Companies To Build High-Speed Rail Cars In The US: With A High-Speed Passenger Rail Network Proposed For The US, Companies Are Gearing Up To Build The Equipment On American Soil
Christian Science Monitor

East LA To Get Grand Slammed
(“real estate boom” credits the building of the Gold Line Eastside Extension for attracting retail chains)
Eastsider LA

Freeway Messages Stir Outrage In Some Drivers
San Diego Union Tribune

Gas Prices Expected To Jump In Coming Weeks
San Jose Mercury News

Has The Golden State Gone Bust?
San Francisco Chronicle

L.A. Traffic Congestion Is Worst In U.S. (new data shows traffic peaks on Thursdays between 5-6 P.M.)
Other Findings, Including Worst Bottlenecks In The Nation

Mayor Pushes For Subway To The Sea, “Regional Connector”
Los Angeles Daily News

Measuring The Olympic Legacy
The City Fix

Metro Committee Approves Study Of New Regional Connector Plan
Rafu Shimpo

Moving Through The Recession, Part 2: Service Cuts Continue
The City Fix

MTV’s “The Buried Life” Knocks On My Door
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

Multimedia For Road Commuters? (airline-style in-seat entertainment and internet access for business travelers designed for bus, taxis, metro railway systems)
Emirates Business

Port Pressured To Hire Laid Off City Workers
Cunningham Report

The Power And Pleasure Of Grids
Human Transit

Should TIGER Grants Be The Model For A New Surface Transportation Law? (panel of experts weight in)
National Journal Transportation Blog

The Sidewalks Of Today And Tomorrow: Is Concrete Our Only Option?

Under-Taxed Americans Are Too Broke To Finance Sustainability Infrastructure
Huffington Post

U.S. Vehicle Miles Traveled Rose In 2009
Wall Street Journal

You Build Some, You Wait Some (Part II): The Latest Information On 114 Downtown Projects
Los Angeles Downtown News