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Gold Line Foothill Extension Launches, Amtrak Operates Metrolink, Vision California, HSR Leadership & More

Access For All: Transit Cuts Hit U.S. Cities' Less Fortunate
The City Fix

App Development Rush Strikes California State Government
Government Technology

Battle Lines Drawn Over AB32 As Oil Companies Qualify Battle Measure
StreetsBlog SF

Cut Suburban Sprawl, Save Energy, Study Urges
(Vision California, the state's first planning document in over 30 years, calls for compact development in established cities: "bringing commuters closer to their jobs can help Californians drive 3.7 trillion fewer miles and save 140 billion gallons of gasoline by 2050.")
San Francisco Chronicle

Editorial: Private Jobs On Public Roads
Orange County Register

Expo Line's Path To Service By Next Summer Still Not Clear
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

Fares On Metro, Metrolink To Go Up
Southern California Public Radio

From Los Angeles To The Inland Empire: A History Of RTD Line #496
More Than Red Cars

Gold Line Foothill Extension From Pasadena To Azusa Launches
Pasadena Star-News

L.A. City Planning Reorganization Is "Game Changing"
Planning Report

Lawmaker Calls For Leadership Changes In High-Speed Rail Authority
(State Sen. Alan Lowenthal, Chairman of the Transportation Committee, says high-speed rail directors should not also serve on local transportation boards. The ban would prevent a conflict of interest, he says)
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink Board Approves Rate Hike; Amtrak Takes Over Operation Of Trains
Los Angeles Times

More From "Future Of The City": Smart Grid's Early Mistakes

MTA Breaks Ceremonial Ground In Arcadia For Foothill Extension
Arcadia Weekly

Opinion: Time To Get Moving On High-Speed Rail

Priority Seating For Conversations
I (Heart) Public Space

RTD Picks Team To Be Partner For DIA FasTracks Line
(Public-Private partnership ready to build rail to Denver airport)
Denver Post

Scientists Harness High Speed Train Technology To Test Food
National Public Radio

Taking Bus Transit To The Max In Salt Lake City
("Salt Lake City’s MAX Bus Rapid Transit was presented a Smart Solution Spotlight award by ITS America today for pioneering a new model for bus transit that replicates the speed and efficiency of rail and makes use of the latest in transportation technology and infrastructure improvements.")
ITS America

What To Look For In Transportation-Housing Projects?
National Journal Transportation Blog

Why High Speed Rail Should Remain At High Speed
California High Speed Rail Blog