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7/13/2010

Blue Line At 20, The Math Of Traffic Jams, Amtrak & Bikes, L.A. Downtown Streetcars, Art Leahy Profile & More

26 Years Ago: Updated Pershing Square Rededicated
Blog Downtown

150th Anniversary Of First Market St. Rail Line
(The Market Street Railroad was dirty, noisy and ultimately a financial flop, but it started something in a city known for streetcars)
San Francisco Chronicle

Amtrak Going Bike-Friendly: Bike To The Train, And Vice-Versa!
Infrastructurist

Are You For/Against Closing Street Segments?
Planetizen

At The Wheel: Art Leahy, Boss Of The MTA, Says Getting Around Should Be No Problem: Just Leave Your Car At Home
Los Angeles Magazine

Blue Line At 20: Welcoming The First Metro Rail Project And Its Continued Success (Part II of anniversary commemoration includes photo and video links, opening festivities and inaugural ridership numbers)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Chicago And New York Score Big Bucks For BRT
Architect's Newspaper

Crews Test Soil For Light Rail
Santa Monica Daily Press

Equation: Factors For Predicting Phantom Traffic Jams
Wired

Growing Freight Demands Reaching Crisis, AASHTO Study Says
The Trucker

Hahn Succeeds DeLong As ACTA Chairman
(Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority)
Progressive Railroading

The Incredible Shrinking Crime Rate: Downtown Crime Drops 10% In First Half Of 2010, Outpacing Goal
Los Angeles Downtown News

Interview With Tom LaBonge
LADOT Bike Blog

It's Finally Here!: It's Taken Nearly Two Decades, But Intelligent Transportation System Technology Is Beginning To Exert An Influence
Better Roads

Laying Tracks: L.A. Business Titans Get Behind Downtown Streetcars
Los Angeles Business Journal

Metro Proposes December 2010 Service Changes
MetroRider LA

Metrolink Ridership Continues To Drop In OC
Voice Of OC

The Relationship, Bus Driver And Passenger
Plus Metro

Report: Roads Laced With Titanium Dioxide Could Help Us Breathe Easier
Auto Blog Green

This Week's Transportation Committee: Focus On A Progressive Van Nuys
StreetsBlog LA

Travel Car-Free This Summer
Your Daily Thread

UCLA, USC & Local Companies Win Federal Money For Clean Energy Research
LAist

A Walker's Guide To Home Buying: Traffic Jams And Aging Boomers Spur A Focus On Walking Distance
Wall Street Journal

What About A New Transportation Policy, President Obama?
Rail Passenger Association Of California & Nevada

Will SB 375 Help Achieve The Governor's Vision For California?
Natural Resources Defense Council