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Transportation Headlines for Monday March 15, 2010

Angels Flight Funicular To Reopen Monday
Los Angeles Times

Archiving Angeles: Wilshire & Crenshaw (1934 photo)
MetBlogs LA

Bikes Are More Than A Part Of Life, They Are A Way Of Living (Initiative of Bikes Belong is gathering a million names of support, to speak with one powerful voice - to make bicycling safer, more convenient and appealing for everyone)
People For Bikes

Budget Cuts Could Curtail Street Service: Repair, Cleaning Of Roadways May Be Affected
Los Angeles Daily News

Bus Service Between Union Station And Dodger Stadium Is Back

Could Shamu Station Be Around Bend? Transit Officials Weigh Selling Naming Rights
San Diego Union-Tribune

Dodger Stadium Shuttles Are Back: The Service, Which Had Been Discontinued Last Season Because Of The City's Financial Constraints, Has Resumed Through State Funding
Los Angeles Times

Downtown Streetcar Campaign, Downtown Park At Ninth And Hill
Curbed LA

Early Estimate Of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities In 2009 (If projections are realized, fatalities will be lowest since record-keeping began in 1954; 2p. PDF)
NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts

End Of The Lines? Foothill Transit Plans To Cut Hours And Cancel Routes In Light Of $12.5 Million Deficit
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Expo Authority Says It Will “Vigorously” Defend Line In Lawsuit
Curbed LA

How L.A. Could Build 12 Major Transit Projects In 10 Years

Is 2010 The Year For Federal Bike Aid? The Answer: A Big “Maybe”
StreetsBlog DC

It's Lights Out For Late-Night Bus Service
Orange County Register

King's Cross To Beijing In Two Days On New High-Speed Rail Network (China announces ambitious plan to build high-speed rail across Asia and Europe to England)
Telegraph (London)

LaHood To Airlines: Get Onboard The High-Speed Rail
Wall Street Journal

LAPD Takes First Steps To Train Officers On Bicycle Laws

A Linked-Fee For Carbon Reduction?
New Republic

Map Of The Day: What Streets Have Been Repaved So Far This Year? (liberating city data for residents)

Nine Years Later, Angels Flight Opening To Riders
Curbed LA

Opinion: On Board With The Mayor - Villaraigosa's 30/10 Plan To Fund L.A. Transit Projects Is Winning Supporters In High Places, And Deservedly So
Los Angeles Times

Opposition Intensifies For 710 Freeway Tunnel Plan
Los Angeles Times

Panelists Stress Need to Constantly Monitor 24-Hour News Cycle
AASHTO Journal

Petition To Kill California’s Anti-Pollution Legislation Is Off To A Rocky, Slimy Start
Huffington Post

Ray LaHood Rocks Summit Crowd With Tabletop Speech
Bike Portland

Redevelopment Field Trip: Past, Present & Future (Past: Old Town Pasadena; Present: Los Angeles Downtown Arts & Old Bank Districts; Future: North Hollywood)
California Planning & Development Report

Testifying On Our 30/10 Plan (Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa)
Huffington Post

Think Renewables Need Huge Subsidies? Federal Energy Subsidies Visualized (President Obama has proposed eliminating federal subsidies for fossil fuels in 2011, but for now they're still a $72 billion piece of the pie. Solar, wind and geothermal? $12.2 billion)

Train To (Near) LAX To Begin Exploratory Drilling On Monday

Transit Authority Responds To Lawsuit Against Train From Culver City To Santa Monica