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7/15/2010

Arroyo Parkway Renaming, L.A. Port Traffic Up, History Pin, Crosswalk Designs & More

After I-15 Work, Freeway To Phoenix Will Become Focus ("Las Vegas and Phoenix are the two largest cities in the country not linked by an interstate highway.")
Las Vegas Sun

Angelenos Torn Over Funds To Fix CA's Oldest Freeway
American Public Media Marketplace

Bike Parking Takes Over Car Parking Spaces
Spacing Toronto

Bill Lockyer Needs To Show Wall Street The CalPIRG Study
California High Speed Rail Blog

Chicago's Transit Chief: Transit Chief Richard Rodriguez Combats A Monumental Fiscal Crisis
Governing

Five Benefits Of Cycle Commuting
TreeHugger

Frustration With Stop-Gap Funding Shows At DOT Town Hall
StreetsBlog DC

History Pin: Google In Partnership To Take On "Augmented Reality" & Map The World's Photos And Stories
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Is Bike Polo The Next Big Sport?
GOOD

Measure R Set-Aside Ensures Funding For Bike/Ped Projects
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

Officials Want To Better Manage Parking In Van Nuys
LAist

Port Traffic Jumps At L.A., Long Beach: Demand At The Twin Port Complex In June Also Prompts The Hiring Of Hundreds Of Part-Time Workers
Los Angeles Times

Postcards From Our National Transportation Funding Meltdown
StreetsBlog DC

Proactive Use Of Social Media In Public Transportation (TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) has issued a request for consultant letters of interest in conducting a synthesis to help identify challenges and successful practices related to the implementation of social media platforms into transit agencies’ marketing and communications strategies)
U.S. Transportation Research Board

Some Cities Want Les Roadways, Not More
American Public Media Marketplace

Zebras, Puffins, Pelicans Or Hawks For Pedestrians? (The Federal Highway Administration's Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices provides guidance for state and local governments about where crosswalks should be installed, but does not provide guidance on specific conditions and design)
The City Fix