Transportation Headlines for Thursday March 11, 2010

All Aboard – Amtrak Set To Rail About This Or That On Twitter

Angels Flight Opening By April 15th, Says Railway President
Curbed LA

Angels Flight Railway Gets PUC Safety OK
Los Angeles Times

Bicycle Sharrows Expected To Be On L.A. Streets By Summer

Budget Woes Hit Public Transport Hard (video)
MSNBC via Mefeedia

CA Transit Operators Hopeful state Diesel Tax Will Create Stable Funding
StreetsBlog LA

Cycling Coming To Google Maps In Los Angeles…Today?
StreetsBlog LA

Fuel Tax Increase Necessary To Cut Transportation Emissions
The City Fix

Google Maps Rolls Out Trail And Street Directions For Cyclists: A New Layer On Google Maps Will Let Cyclists Access Maps Of 150 Cities Around The U.S. – It’s A Bike Geek’s Dream Come True
Christian Science Monitor

High-Speed Rail: A Social Cohesion Strategy For the U.S.?
Brookings Institution

L.A. Parking Enforcement Officers Wrongly Issue Tickets At Broken Meters: After Numerous Complaints From Constituents, Councilman Tom LaBonge Asks Transportation Department To Clarify The Issue
Los Angeles Times

Looking Inside A Bus Routing Algorithm (video : creative depiction of how planners used Toronto Transit Commission’s open data to create a trip planner)
Flowing Data

Metro Gold Line Noise Solution On Track
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

Opinion: Santa Monica Needs A Monorail
Santa Monica Daily Press

Railway Shift Could Save Buena Park
Orange County Register

South Korea Unveils “Recharging Road” For Eco-Friendly Buses