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710 Tunnel Studies, New Caltrans Director, "Augmented Reality" For Transit, Car-Less L.A., HSR Funding & More

74-Year-Old Tagger Pleads No Contest To Misdemeanor Vandalism (MTA buses)
Los Angeles Times

710 Tunnel Project Takes Big Step Forward Despite Protest Meeting Takeover
Pasadena Star-News

California Receives Some FRA Planning Money
California High Speed Rail Blog

CHSRA Looking At Just One San Fernando Valley Station - At Burbank Airport
California High Speed Rail Blog

Council Moves To Slow Down Traffic In Two Well Off Residential Areas
StreetsBlog LA

Federal Highway Administration Launches New Technology Tool To Pinpoint Freight Congestion
U.S. DOT Office Of Public Affairs

First Round Of High Speed Rail Funds Flowing To States
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff Delivers Tough Love To Transit Advocates

Governor Schwarzenegger Appoints Cindy McKim Director Of Department Of Transportation
Office Of The Governor

Helping Those Who Help Themselves
(pilot programs in transportation financing)
New Republic

LaHood Envisions The Future Of Transportation
National Public Radio

Metrolink's New CEO Wants To Make Commuter Rail An Experience That Will "Wow" You

MTA Board Approves New Studies Of 710 Extension
(The measure calls for the MTA to hire a consultant to explore options for relieving congestion, improving safety and addressing concerns in building the link from Alhambra to Pasadena)
Los Angeles Times

MTA Considers Green Line Extension
Beach Reporter

Passenger Rail Symposium, Day 1: Hooray For High Speed Rail
StreetsBlog LA

Personal Car Sharing: Save The Environment Without Moving A Muscle
Environmental Defense Fund Way2Go Blog

Running On Empty (video : time-lapse photography of car-less Los Angeles)
Ross Ching via Vimeo

Schwarzenegger Appointee Dumped After Voting Against Administration
Los Angeles Times

Social Media Enabled Instant Organizing For Streetcars
Greater Greater Washington

There's More To Life Than Transit Expansion
Transport Politic

TriMet Offers "Augmented Reality" For Riders With IPhones

Walking In L.A.: Transit Activism Is Cooler Than You Think
(Part 6 in the series includes stairway walks of Los Angeles)