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Transportation Headines for Friday March 26, 2010

Ask A Lawyer: Can I Paint My Own Bike Lane?

Blue Line Safety Sting Leads To Nearly 300 Citations: Officers Prowl Two Miles Of The L.A.-To-Long Beach Light Rail Route. Tickets Are Issued For Jaywalkers And For Drivers Using Cellphones And Making Illegal Left Turns
Los Angeles Times

Boxer Aims To Put TIGER-Type Program In Next Federal Transport Bill
StreetsBlog DC

Cars And The City, Imperfect Together (New exhibit opens at the Museum of the City of New York)
New York Times
Exhibition webpage: Cars, Culture, And The City

Congress’ Chances Of Getting A Transportation Bill Passed: 0

Does Amtrak Have A Prayer At Running U.S. High Speed Rail?

Full Funding For 11 Miles Of Gold Line Extension Approved, Groundbreaking In June

Gold Line Foothill Extension Will Be First Measure R Project To Begin Construction
StreetsBlog LA

How Do You Feel About A Bike Excise Tax?
Bike Portland

Industry Looking For $50 Million Worth Of Bonds For Railroad Improvements
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Korean Air Would Like To See Its Downtown Project Get Going
Curbed LA

LAPD: Crashes Are Down At Red Light Camera Intersections, KCBS Was Wrong

Light Rail Along Road Rights-Of-Way: A Cheap Solution To An Expensive Proposition
Transport Politic

Most Important Analysis Of Land Use You’ll See All Year: CNT Proves Benefits Of Smart Growth Nationwide
National Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Moving Through The Recession, Part 5: Are Exurbs Still Declining?
The City Fix

MTA Demands Could Derail Gold Line Maintenance Yard In Monrovia
Pasadena Star-News

MTA Exhorted To Get Tough On Legal Costs: Assemblyman Hector De La Torre Calls On The Transit Agency, Whose Legal Costs Have Ballooned 200% Since 1995, To Scrutinize Litigation Practices And Adhere To A 2004 California Audit’s Recommendations
Los Angeles Times

South County Carpool Lanes Planned For I-5
Orange County Register

Time Running out For BRU To Get Their Fare Hike Hearing
StreetsBlog LA

Transit Agency Approves Cuts, And More Bad News Looms
New York Times

Uh Oh, Metro’s Time Schedule Monitors
Plus Metro

Wireless Technology To Make Parking Spaces “Smart” In L.A. And S.F.
Public CEO