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Blue Line At 20, HSR Shared Tracks, Broadway Streetcar, Making TOD A Reality & More

Blue Line At 20: Looking Back At Early Service Between Los Angeles And Long Beach (1902-1961)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Boyle Heights Farmers Market Debuts (Starts today and continues every Friday 3pm - 8pm, at Mariachi Plaza Metro Gold Line Station)
NBC Los Angeles
Boyle Heights Farmers Market On Facebook

Broadway Streetcar Loses Out On Federal Funding: Only Six Of 65 Applicants Get Money As Los Angeles Misses $25 Million Proposal
Los Angeles Downtown News

California High-Speed Rail Authority Okays Study Of Shared-Track Option On Los Angeles To Anaheim Run
PR Newswire

Car-Dependent States Hit Hardest By Obesity Epidemic
StreetsBlog DC

EPA Declares L.A. River "Traditional Navigable Waters"
Los Angeles Times

Feds Announce Winners Of $293 Million In Transit Grants
StreetsBlog DC
Complete Project List: Urban Circulator/Bus And Bus Livability Projects Descriptions
U.S. Federal Transit Administration

A Friendly Note From Me To Metro ("Three humble suggestions for things you can do with my extra 25 cents a ride.")
Blogging L.A.

Happy Endings: Judge Rules Traffic Calming Measures Put Back In Holmby-Westwood
StreetsBlog LA

High-Speed Rail Board Takes No Action On Ridership Issue
Voice Of OC

How Much New Vitality Would The Downtown Business Community Enjoy If Streetcars Started Running Again? (poll)
Los Angeles Business Journal

Mobile Apps Work To Make Walking Safer
The City Fix

Most Liveable City: Munich (video : "Munich is a place where wealth and prosperity are reinvested in transport, infrastructure and environmental initiatives.")

New Clearinghouse Of Worldwide Transit Research
(Monash University, Victoria, Australia)
Transit Wire
World Transit Research Website

New Transit Solutions Promise Jobs Now, Livability Gains For Years To Come
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

Now, System That Locates, Guides Drivers To Car Park Spaces
Sify News

Opinion: Keep Fighting To Stop 710 Tunnel
La Canada Valley Sun

Plan For Ads At Riverside County Train Stations On Track
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Santa Monica Likely To Vote On Increasing Sales Tax To 10.25%

Should Cities Be Run Like Software?

Sidestepping Voter Intent By Siphoning Off Gas Taxes?
Orange County Register

Streetcar Planned For Downtown Not Included In Latest Round Of Federal Funding

Transit-Oriented Development Doesn't Just Happen!
(A developer's perspective on what it takes to make TOD a reality at Urban Land Institute Los Angeles' recent TOD conference)
The Planning Report

Urban Circulator Grants Promise Better Rail And Bus Service To A Select Group Of Cities
Transport Politic