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Transportation Headlines for Monday May 3, 2010

All Aboard For A Trip To The Glory Days
San Bernardino Sun

Antonovich Goes To D.C. To Push 30/10 Plan
Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Broadway's Mixed Bag: Plan To Revive Street Takes Key Steps Forward, But Huge Hurdles Loom
Los Angeles Downtown News

City Finds Bike Ideas In The Bay: Officials Glean Concepts To Make Glendale Friendlier To Bicyclists
Glendale News Press

A Clean, Vertical Los Angeles: The 30/10 Love Train
StreetsBlog LA

Few Riders On Metrolink
Burbank Leader

Fullerton Residents Fear Impacts Of High-Speed Rail
Orange County Register

Kids Are Workin' On The Railroad
(Visitors to major cities in Eastern Europe and Russia can find several vocational education programs consisting of railroads run entirely by children)

Line Numbering: Geek Fetish Or Crucial Messaging?
Human Transit

Mayor Villaraigosa, Let's Promote Biking And Walking In Los Angeles
Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Metrolink To Unveil Commuter Train Cars With Crash-Absorbing Impact Zones: Trying To Shed A Record Of Deadly Accidents, The Agency Takes A Leap Forward With The Nation's First Commuter Train Cars Designed To Better Protect Riders And Crews
Los Angeles Times

More Bike Amenities Headed To Santa Monica
Curbed LA

Move LA Serious About 30/10, Though Questions Still Remain For Cyclists
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

NYC Social Networking Site Connects Subway Commuters
(" aims to connect people on all different levels -- romantic or otherwise. You could potentially hook up with your next girlfriend, or find a new drummer for your band. Others say the site is a great way to make new friends, while passing the time on your way to and from work.")

Op-Ed: Putting Parking In Its Place: City Of Los Angeles Would Benefit Physically And Financially By Axing Car Spaces To Make Room For Bikes
Los Angeles Business Journal

Public Transportation As A Civil Right
PRI Public Radio International

Pushing Back Against The Flawed State Auditor Report
California High Speed Rail Report

San Francisco: The Rolling Transit Museum Known As The F Line ("Cities from around the world have sent historic streetcars, which roam the streets here as part of daily commuter service. Riding, and watching, is a trip back in time.")
Los Angeles Times

State And Local Public Agencies Grapple With Social Media Liability Concerns
Government Technology

State Bill Offers Twist To Expand Car Sharing
San Francisco Chronicle

Station By Station, Breaking Down Expo Line Delays
Curbed LA

Streetcars And Spontaneity
Human Transit

Whittier City Council Awards Contract For 24 New Bus Shelters
Whittier Daily News

Why America Still Needs Amtrak
Chicago Tribune