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Transportation Headlines for Monday March 1, 2010

The Big Question: What Is The Purpose Of Federal Transportation Spending?
DC StreetsBlog

Cleaning The Air At American Ports
(The single largest source of air pollution in Southern California are the Ports of LA and Long Beach. Environmentalists, environmental justice advocates, and Teamsters are working together to replace offending diesel drayage trucks)
New York Times

The Compelling Case For The Cable Car
New Geography

Downtown Connector Study Excitement: Underground Option Added
LA Curbed

Downtown Streetcar Takes Big Steps Toward Reality

Fixing The Great Mistake Of Planning For Cars (video)
NY StreetsBlog

A Freeway Is Born (exhibition of historic photos)
Los Angeles Daily News

How Feasible Is Antonio Villaraigosa's 30/10 Gambit For Los Angeles Transit?
Transport Politic

It’s Come To This: Bake Sales For Transit

LaHood Backs Feingold’s Plan To Cancel Unspent Transport Earmarks
DC StreetsBlog

LA Times Reports On HSR Controversy, Not HSR Facts
California High Speed Rail Blog

Metro Procures Environmental Consultant On Behalf Of Downtown L.A. Streetcar Project
Los Angeles Streetcar, Inc.

Opinion: Villaraigosa's 30/10 Vision - Washington Should Get Behind the Mayor's Transit Proposal For L.A.
Los Angeles Times

Opposition To Senate Extension Results In Looming Shutdown Of Federal Transportation Programs
Transportation For America

The Road To Recovery Runs Through The DOT (TIGER Infographic)
Fast Company

Road Transportation Emerges As Key Driver Of Warming In New Analysis From NASA
Science Daily

Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus System May See Increase In Fares, Affecting UCLA Transportation
UCLA Daily Bruin

Should Metro Extend The Red/Purple Lines To Downtown’s Arts District?

Some Fear California's High-Speed Rail Won't Deliver On Early Promises: There's Concern That Local, State Or Federal Subsidies Would Be Needed As Projected Ticket Prices Between L.A. And San Francisco Have Almost Doubled, And Building Costs For The First Phase Have Grown
Los Angeles Times

Vancouver: Olympic Transit Payoffs
Human Transit

Will The Highway Trust Fund Shut Down?
League Of American Bicyclists