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High-Tech Interactive Bus Stops, Telecommuting Trends, Bike To Work Week, Love-Hate Affair With The 405 & More

Alternate Strategies For Safety Improvement Investments (28p. PDF)
National Cooperative Highway Research Program

America's Layoff Capitals: Soaring Unemployment Rates In California, New York State Tops The List (California cities are 6 of the top 10, Los Angeles-Long Beach is #1)
ABC News

Bike To Work Week Kicks Off; Full Calendar Of Downtown Activities
Blog Downtown

Breaking News: Metro Reverses Rush Hour Ban On Bikes On Trains
StreetsBlog LA

California Transit Association 44th Annual Spring Legislative Conference
(Sacramento : May 18-19)
California Transit Association

Capping The 101 - Big Dreamers Needed
Los Angeles Downtown News

City Hall To Add Over 170 Bike Racks Downtown
Santa Monica Daily Press

Cycling For Bike-Friendliness: Two-Wheelers Dominate Foothill Blvd. In An Effort To Promote Riding
Glendale News Press

Design For America: $40K Data Visualization Competition ("Sunlight Labs, a non-profit, non-partisan organization focused on the digitization of government data and the making of tools to make it easily accessible, has organized a unique competition to help nurture the field of information visualization in the context of government data.")
Information Aesthetics

DOT Aims To Prevent Rail Crew Distraction
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

Fixing Public Transit In L.A. Requires Both A Carrot And A Stick (Third in a 3-part series on public transportation in the Southland)
Los Angeles Times
Fixes For L.A.'s Public Transit Woes (video)
Los Angeles Times via YouTube

In San Francisco: People, Parklets, And Pavement To Parks
StreetsBlog DC

Keeping An Eye On Our Roads (interview with Janet Kavinoky, head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's transportation infrastructure programs, as well as the Americans For Transportation Mobility campaign and Let's Rebuild America coalition)
DC Velocity

London's Big Red Double Decker Bus Reincarnated With Green Tech
Fast Company

Looking Ahead
(telecommuting trends could have significant impacts on the built environment and the future of urban planning, including civic spaces and different transportation patterns)
The Atlantic

MTA's Bike Week L.A. Aims To Encourage Commuters To Bicycle More And Drive Less
Los Angeles Times
New Metro Bike Map For Los Angeles Area

On The Market: Homes Near Bike Paths
Los Angeles Times

Our Love-Hate Affair With The 405 Freeway
LA Observed

Parking Fines Could Go Up $5 Under New Budget Proposal

Redesigning The Bus Stop: Teague's Traffic 2.0 Makes Transit More Friendly
Fast Company

U.S. DOT Holding Five Public Meetings On Its National Rail Plan
StreetsBlog DC

You Can Do It: The No-Excuses Guide To Biking To Work