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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday May 4, 2010

AAA Encourages Motorists To Share The Road With Bicyclists
PR Newswire

Another Delay For Grand Ave.?
Los Angeles Business Journal

The History Thats Led Us To This Weekend's Special Metro Board Meeting
StreetsBlog LA

How Should We Prioritize Highway Spending?
National Journal Transportation Blog

An HSR Tunnel Under Dodger Stadium?
California High Speed Rail Blog

IBM's CityOne Is like Sim City, Except The Solutions Are Real ("a video game that plops you into the role of being a city planner, trying to solve the sorts of business and environmental problems that grip today's modern cities. The ultimate aim for this so-called "serious game" is to teach laypeople how to better cope with complex modern problems by showing them the forest of solutions that have to be brought to bear, ranging from technological wizardry like smart grids, to better IT, to smart environmental policy.")
Fast Company

Japan: The Model Of A Train Riding Experience

Knowledge Is Power: How TRB's Databases Improve Access To Transportation Research (90 minutes : audio/video webinar : explores practical tips for using the Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS), Research in Progress (RiP), and Research Needs Statements (RNS) databases)
Transportation Research Board

Metrolink Previews New State-Of-The-Art Crash Energy Management (CEM)-Enabled Passenger Cars: Industry-First Cars Join Comprehensive Rail Safety Program (New CEO ushers in era of enhanced safety, service, efficiency, and environmental stewardship)

Move To "Delay" California's Greenhouse Gas Law Gaining Steam
StreetsBlog LA

New US DOT Report Identifies Win-Win Transportation Emission Reduction Strategies
Full-Text Report: Transportation's Role In Reducing U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Volume 1: Synthesis Report (605p. PDF)

Obama Administration To Award $775M For Bus Transit Upgrades
StreetsBlog DC

Ocean Park Boulevard To Become A "Complete Green Street"

Planning Departments Struggle To Cope With Budget Cuts
California Planning & Development Report

Traffic Alert: Sunset Blvd. Bridge Over 405 Fwy To Be Demolished & Rebuilt

Transit Fares May Increase And Routes Shorten (Corona)
Riverside Press-Enterprise

USDOT Seeks Applications For "Tiger II" Grant Program
Progressive Railroading