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Transportation Headlines for Thursday April 29, 2010

10% Set Aside Passes, LADOT Makes The Case That It Needs Reform
StreetsBlog LA

Agencies May Not Like Facebook's New "Like" Feature: Changes To Social Networking Site Pose Questions For Agencies, Says One Privacy Expert
Federal Computer Week

Bicycles And The "Immigrant Effect"
("Although L.A. County has the largest concentration of immigrants in the U.S., immigrant community outreach has not been incorporated into city planning. In fact, an Internet survey was the most significant element of the public participation process for the bike plan revision.")

A Bronx Tale About Mass Transit: Take Note, Los Angeles ("Though I'd come to N.Y. for the Project For Public Spaces training, it was the DOT transit and public space projects and Sadik-Khan's leadership that captured my imagination.")
Huffington Post

California Poised To Allow Personal Vehicle Sharing Resources
StreetsBlog SF
Car-Sharing Resources Online

Cities Blazing A Green Trail

Lousy Roads Cost You $335 Annually

On Emissions, CA Lawmaker Questions Whether CA Should Lead The Way
StreetsBlog DC

Our View: Foothill Transit Fare Hike May Be Necessary
Pasadena Star-News

The Problem(s) With Westlake MacArthur Park
StreetsBlog LA

Quick How To: Airport Transit
(recommendations for public transit from Inland Empire to all five major Los Angeles area airports)
Riding in Riverside

Residents Take Notice As LED Streetlights Take Over L.A.

Silver Streak: Amtrak's Beef-Powered Passenger Train Debuts
Fast Company

Texting While Driving Is Increasing, Auto Club Study Finds

Train Stopped Safely By "Dead Man" Feature
New York Times

Transportation Project Bids Fall Amid Recession
San Francisco Chronicle

UCR-Area Residents Sound Off On Lack Of Noise Prevention With Perris Train Project
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Who's To Blame For Our Crumbling Roads Bridges? Democracy, For One
Road Work Ahead: Holding Government Accountabe For Fixing America's Crumbling Roads And Bridges (57p. PDF)
U.S. PIRG Education Fund

The World's 18 Strangest Airports
(photo gallery)
Popular Mechanics