Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

5/25/2010

Crenshaw Corridor, HSR At BUR?, Fillmore Station Remodel, BRT, Amtrak Wifi & More

Amtrak's Wifi Failures
The Economist

Cal Expo Monorail Saved
Sacramento Bee

Cars Suck ("In almost every instance where we rely on a car, we could be using an alternative mode of transportation.")
Daily Kos

Coming To A Head: Expo Line Farmdale Station
Curbed LA

Competing LA-Vegas Train Emerges, But Union Pacific Breaks Up The Party
Curbed LA

Editorial: A High-Speed Ride To Nowhere: Californians Love The Idea Of A Bullet Train But They Won't Like What It Costs
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Feds To Start Scoring Transportation Potential Of Housing Grant Applicants
StreetsBlog DC

Fillmore Gold Line Station Remodel Almost Complete
Brigham Yen

Is Seattle's Downtown Ride Free Area In Jeopardy?
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Light Rail Line Raises Concern In Local City
(Crenshaw Transit Corridor)
USC Annenberg South Los Angeles Report

Obama's Fuel Economy Announcement: A Gift To Truckers' Kids
Environmental Defense Fund Way2Go Blog

Peter Calthorpe's Vision For California: Save The Cities, Save The World
(California Assembly Bill 32, the law mandating a state-wide reduction in carbon emissions, is the key to pushing through great urbanism)
Fast Company

Rail Official Eye Airport: Transportation Authority Is Considering A Station At Bob Hope For Planned High-Speed System
Glendale News Press

Reclaiming The Streets (explores how bus rapid transit systems and other innovations are transforming transportation in cities across the world)
Grist

Solving Urban Challenges With Open Data
(IBM has been busy repositioning itself for several years around the idea of using the technology and process management techniques it specializes in to help develop solutions for some of the enormous social challenges of the world - many of which are concentrated around cities - including traffic, energy use, and public safety)
Next American City

Times Editorial: People That Object To Highway Projects Too Provincial, Victims Of Bizarre Thoughts
StreetsBlog LA

Traffic Paint Shortage Threatens Roadwork
New York Times

Walking In L.A.: Trees As Sidewalk Vandals
GOOD

What Do You Think Of DOT's Draft Strategic Plan?
National Journal Transportation Blog