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Transportation Headlines for Friday May 14, 2010

ATA Sees 25% Freight Growth In Next Decade
Fleet Owner

City, County Officials Still Haggling On Universal Evolution Project; Traffic Remains Key Concern

Eco-Friendly Crop Sprouts On Side Of The Road
(State and local governments spend money to mow and spray for weeds on as many as 10 million acres of highway rights of way. A Utah pilot project demonstrates the economic viability of using the land for crops to make biodiesel fuel)
USA Today

Fixes Needed For L.A. Public Transit System: Among Them, Adopt A Regional Approach, Make Transit More Convenient And Create More Online Resources
Los Angeles Times

In India, Hitching Hopes On A Subway
New York Times

Inland Receives Its Share Of State Transit Bond Money
Riverside Press-Enterprise

LA Supervisors Approve Rules For Hearings On Universal Studios
Los Angeles Daily News

Opening Of Angeles Crest Highway Delayed To Summer

Paint Attack: Coloring Traffic Patterns With Paint
Information Aesthetics

Pedal-Pushing Progress: A Plan To Make Pasadena More Bicycle-Friendly Than It Already Is
Pasadena Weekly

A Peek At Placing A Park Over The 101 Freeway In Downtown L.A. (includes several detailed maps)

Redevelopment Agencies Turn $1.7 Billion Over To State
Sacramento Bee

Saturday Is A Two For One Day For Transit Advocates
StreetsBlog LA

Specter Of Gas Tax Lingers As Rendell, Villaraigosa Push Infrastructure Bank
StreetsBlog DC

Tustin On Its Way To Silencing Train Horns
Orange County Register

Vegas Train War! Another L.A.-To-Vegas Train Will Get Gamblers There Slower, But Drunker (includes photos from inside the planned Party Train)
Fast Company
X Train Website

Walking Into The Future City: Or, Dispatches From A Pedestrian Lovefest
StreetsBlog LA

What's Happening At This Week's "League Of Bicycling Voters" Meeting
StreetsBlog LA

Why Not Woo The Masses To Mass Transit? (audio : David Lazarus)
American Public Media Marketplace

Wrap Up: Metro's Pedestrian Symposium & Bicycle Roundtable
UCLA Be A Green Commuter!