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Metro Rapid For Venice Blvd, Expo Phase I, Pod Cars, Offshore Drilling And HSR & More

Airport Planners Look To A Futuristic Transit Solution: "Pod Cars"
San Jose Mercury News

A BART Rider's List Of Least-Favorite Commuters
Contra Costa Times

Bike To Work Wrap: Thanks To Metro And LAPD, But Where's Our Bike Plan?
StreetsBlog LA

Bus Riders Hand Out Bags Of Groceries Symbolizing Cost Of MTA Fare Hikes
Los Angeles Daily News

Crackdown On Dirty Trucks Skirting Rules At The Port Of L.A.
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

D.C. Rings In Bike To Work Day With Big Bike-Sharing Announcement
StreetsBlog DC

Expo Phase I Coming June 1, "The Last Battle Of Farmdale"
StreetsBlog LA

How Portland Sold Its Banks On Walkable Development

In Defense Of Los Angeles
The Atlantic

Irvine To Get $121 Million For Citywide Public Transit
Voice Of OC

LaHood: Tolls Can Pay For Transportation Bill
Transportation Nation

The Man Who Could Unsnarl Manhattan's Traffic (The data-driven key to New York congestion. Charles Komanoff has been trying to measure how traffic affects the city and its people, from time lost to money spent. He also has an eye on how understanding the patterns of transportation in the city can help improve its flows)

Metro Rapid Service Coming To Venice Boulevard
StreetsBlog LA

O.C. Grand Jury Criticizes Santa Ana Council Over Transportation Contract: A Report Says The Bulk Of A $4.85-Million Consulting Agreement For A Streetcar Project Went To A Firm That Experts Had Rated The Least Qualified Of All The Bidders
Los Angeles Times

Offshore Oil Drilling And High Speed Rail
California High Speed Rail Blog

San Mateo County May Require Employers To Give Commuters Incentives To Use Transit
San Jose Mercury News

Tracking The Fault Lines Between Public And Private Transit Operators
StreetsBlog DC

Traditional Railway Battles High-Speed Foe With Lunch Boxes
Focus Taiwan

Transit And The Hierarchy Of Needs
(Which features of a technology or transit plan are truly essential in motivating ridership vs. which are just really nice? People care about a particular set of needs only if lower-level needs are met.)
Human Transit

Walking In L.A.: Race And Rail Lines (series author Ryan Bradley explores Compton and Watts)

When Passengers Spit, Bus Drivers Take Months Off
New York Times