Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

6/21/2010

Lakers Parade Impact, Transportation Security Lab, Historic California Traffic Signs, Angels Flight Closed & More

Amtrak Customer Advisory Committee Recruiting Southern Californians
StreetsBlog LA

Angels Flight Closed After Car Found With Open End Gate
Los Angeles Times

Are We There Yet? (D.J. Waldie, who interviews LACMTA CEO Art Leahy in the July issue of Los Angeles Magazine)
KCET

Barstow To Have A Seat On San Gabriel Valley Railroad Project Board
Desert Dispatch

Battling Our Oil Dependence Once And For All: A Blueprint
Infrastructurist

Better Than Boycotting BP: Getting Out Of The Car
StreetsBlog LA

Bullet-Train Bidding Could Start In '11
San Francisco Business Times

Cartoonist Asks What It'd Look Like If LA Just Kept On Sprawling
Curbed LA

CHP Unveils Traffic Application For Mobile Devices
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Chronicling California's Early Traffic Signs
Franklin Avenue
CalTrafficSigns.com

Clogged Rail Lines Slow India's Development
New York Times

The Economic Impacts Of High-Speed Rail On Cities And Their Metropolitan Areas (28p. PDF)
The United States Conference Of Mayors

Evaluating The Economic Impact Of Transit-Oriented Development In California
The City Fix

The First Citywide Car Sharing Program Launches...In Hoboken!
Infrastructurist

High-Speed Rivalry Picks Up Steam: As Foreign Operators And Equipment Makers Chase $8 Billion In U.S. Rail Projects, Amtrak's Role Remains Uncertain
Wall Street Journal

L.A.'s Economy Is Not Dead Yet
Forbes

L.A. Gets Moving On Transit
Next American City

Lakers Parade Will Close Wide Swath Of Downtown Monday (Fans are urged to take public transit, and some commuters will have to find alternate routes into downtown L.A. - scheduled to begin at 11:00 AM at Staples Center)
Los Angeles Times
Metro Press Release

Las Vegas Train: Will It Ever Happen?
(Competing plans are afoot for rail service to the desert, but questions remain, such as where to put the western terminus; which technology will be used; and will car-crazy SoCal buy in?)
Los Angeles Times

Long Beach Puts Roads On A Diet
GOOD

The Longest Traffic Light In America
WABC New York

Massive Urban Development Projects Put In Question The Necessity Of Easy Transit Connections
Next American City

Minneapolis Launches America's Largest Bike-Sharing System
GOOD

Modeling Los Angeles' Transit Future
Blog Downtown

New Bikeways Create Buffer
San Francisco Examiner

Nine Of The World's Most Promising Carbon-Neutral Communities
(In the global race to reduce carbon emissions, these eco-minded communties, from Kansas to the Maldives, lead the pack. Here's how they are making their carbon footprints disappear)
Popular Science

The Push Is On To Improve Existing Lines, Add New Ones
Los Angeles Daily News

A Rare Look Inside The Transportation Security Laboratory
Government Security News

Reversing Roles: Should Washington Cover Operations Costs?
Transport Politic

Searching For Interest In The Daily Commute
Transport Politic

Southland Firms Get Gold Line Extension Contract
Pasadena Star-News

Think Gas Is Too Pricey? Think Again
Washington Post

To Address Demand For Oil, We Must Focus On Transportation
StreetsBlog DC

Urban Planning's Black Eye (Traffic engineers use traffic lights far too often when a simple stop sign works better and is much less expensive)
Daily Journal Of Commerce - Oregon

What's In Trucking's Future?
National Journal Transportation Blog