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Transportation Headlines for Thursday March 25, 2010

Ambitious High-Speed Rail Projects (photos and maps for planned projects around the U.S. and world)
Huffington Post

Amtrak Seeks To Become An HSR Operator
California High Speed Rail Blog

Feds Begin Redefining “Affordable Housing” To Include Transport Costs
StreetsBlog DC

Fewer Bus Rides Equal More Frustration For Students
Cal State Fullerton Daily Titan

Gold Line Funding To Be Voted On Thursday
Pasadena Star-News

Gridlock May Not Be Constant, But Slow Going Is Here To Stay
New York Times

Los Angeles May Raise $8.8 Billion In Transit Push
Business Week

Los Angeles Mayor Says Transit Plan Is Model For Other Cities
Business Week

Mapping The Hidden Costs Of The Suburbs (when you factor in the cost of transportation, suburbs are no longer that much cheaper, if at all)
H+T Affordability Index (innovative tool that measures the true affordability of housing based on its location)
Center For Neighborhood Technology

Officers Ramp Up Traffic Enforcement Around Blue Line In Downtown L.A.
Los Angeles Times

One Last Look At The 2010 Street Summit
StreetsBlog LA

Parking Rock Star, Donald Shoup Blasts L.A.’s Parking Policies
StreetsBlog LA

Phone+GPS+Camera = Revolution: Smart Phones Are Revolutionizing How Governments Serve Citizens – And It’s Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

Reconsidering How We Measure Housing Affordability By Including Transportation Costs
Transportation For America

Small And Disadvantaged Businesses Supported By Summit, New Programs
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

Stadium Shuttle Back In Game (Funding for Union Station to Dodger Stadium shuttle secured)
LA Observed

State Funding Avoids Further Bus Cuts
Orange County Register

Stimulus Plan For Rail Line Shows System Of Weak Links
New York Times

Transport And The Tea Party: How Conservatives Talk About The Gas Tax
StreetsBlog DC

Vote To Fully Fund Gold Line Foothill’s 1st Extension Is Tomorrow

Why Legacy Payment Schemes Are Inadequate For Mass Transit
Contactless News