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Transportation Headlines for Monday April 26, 2010

2 Metrolink Trains Saved From Cuts
Orange County Register

10 Freeway Ramp Closures From Alhambra To El Monte To Begin In May
Pasadena Star-News

Artist Promotes "Subway Etiquette" With Guerrilla Campaign
Animal New York

Bill To Kill High-Speed Rail Project Is Revised, Advances In Legislature
Contra Costa Times

Budget 2011: More Data For Metros
New Republic

Congress To President Obama: HSR Needs Dedicated Funding Source
California High Speed Rail Blog

Downtown 101 Freeway Cap Park Moving Ahead, Meetings Scheduled
Curbed LA

Fast Cities, 2010
Fast Company
Oakland: Zero Emission Public Transit
San Francisco: Open-Source Government

For Earth Day, Long Beach Added 2-Miles Of Bicycle Lanes

I-10 Expansion To Force Ramp Closures
(between 5 and 605)

If The City Finds Funds, Trolleys Could Cruise Through Town
(Manhattan Beach)
Beach Reporter

Library Saves The Railroads (a library keeps the railroad rolling in rural Colorado)
Highlands Ranch Herald

A Look Back: Corona's First Train Depot Was A Hub Of Activity
Riverside Presss-Enterprise

Los Angeles Without Traffic -- In Pictures

Making Muni Faster And More Reliable Through Bus Stop Consolidation

Metrolink Fares Going Up 6 Percent
Los Angeles Daily News

The Metrolink Board Today Approved Preliminary Budget Actions
Metrolink Blog

OCTA: Putting A New Media Touch On Public Transit
Gov 2.0 Radio

A Park Atop 101 Freeway In Downtown? Park 101 Open House Set For May
(Includes maps and renderings. "It will provide opportunities for the creation of new signature urban boulevards along First Street, Cesar Chavez Avenue, Sunset Boulevard, Alameda Avenue and Grand Avenue that will become models for future great streets throughout Los Angeles.")

Plan For New Transbay Terminal In, Under Budget
San Francisco Chronicle

Savings Reported With New Bus System In Orange County
Mass Transit

Scientific Journal Recognizes High-Speed Rail Ridership Model: Method Of Estimating High-Speed Rail Demand Called A "Robust And Accurate Assessment"
PR Newswire
California Statewide Model For High-Speed Rail (26p. PDF)
Journal Of Choice Modeling

Should States Be Allowed To Commercialize Highway Rest Stops?
National Journal Transportation Blog

Smart Growth Incorporates Lessons From Planning Mistakes
Washington Post

Torrance Studies Ways To Reduce Train Horns, Establish "Quiet Zone"
Daily Breeze

Transit Officials Call For Billions In Security Funding
Mass Transit

Transit Projects May Be Sped Up: Initiative Aims To Help Pay For Expansions In 10 Years Instead Of 30
Glendale News-Press

U.S. High-Speed Rail's Ship Finally Comes In
Washington Post

Where Transit-Oriented Development May Be Failing
Curbed LA

Wilshire Bus Lane Project Could Be Completed By 2013