Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

6/09/2010

Blue Line's Cast Of Characters, Sprucing Up MacArthur Park, Treating Buses Like Ambulances, Gautrain Debuts, Mapping Geotagged Photos & More

10 Ways Cities And Towns Can Kick The Offshore-Oil Habit (#1 Complete streets, #2 Build Near Transit...)
Grist

Barcelona: "Treat Buses Like Ambulances"
Human Transit

Bike And Pedestrian Traffic Near Development Projects To Be Considered
LAist

Blue Line Cuts Across L.A. County's Invisible Boundaries: The Oldest Light-Rail Line Is A Rolling Improv Theater With A Lively Cast Of Characters Running 22 Miles From Long Beach To Downtown L.A.
Los Angeles Times

Feds Back 30/10, Will Include Boardings From Westwood Station In Evaluation For New Starts Funding
UCLA Be A Green Commuter!

FOIA Requests Dropped In 2009 ("Formal requests for federal data and information dropped by more than 47,000 in fiscal 2009 compared with the previous year, a drop the Obama administration ties to its decision to post more government data online.")
Washington Post

Gautrain Arrives In Time For World Cup
BBC

GE Transportation: New Software Makes Trains Faster, Smarter
GoErie
Norfolk Southern And GE Announce Success Of Breakthrough Technology
(GE RailEdge Movement Planner)
General Electric

Goodbye, Bullet Trains And Windmills
(Progressive thinking about energy and infrastructure spending needs to get reality-based in a hurry)
Salon

How Higher Gas Prices Can Save You $$ (video)
Fox Business

Leveraging Existing Transit Assets For New Transit-Oriented Development
Next American City

MacArthur Park Beautification Report: Monument, Meditation Spot
Curbed LA

More Service Cuts Coming Before The End Of The Year ("Metro still has a deficit and plans to close it (in part) with service reductions.")
StreetsBlog LA

Now That It's Brown v Whitman, Let's Talk Transportation
StreetsBlog LA

On Track For A Faster Train To Westwood
Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor, 3rd District

Opinion: Mayor Villaraigosa's 30/10 Plan - Moving Forward (The innovative plan for funding local transit projects moves closer to reality)
Los Angeles Times

Tourists Versus Locals: Mapping Geo-Tagged Photos
LAist

Walking In L.A.: The End Of The Road? (Ninth and final part of the series)
GOOD