Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

7/26/2010

L.A. Rail Ridership "Down?," Comparing 5 LV-LA Proposals, Transport Broadband, New L.A. Planning Chief & More

Aging Transit Systems Face Budget Crunch
New York Times

Caltrans Veteran Joins OCTA (Jim Beil is the new Executive Director of Capital Programs)
Better Roads

Comparing, Contrasting Southern Nevada Train Proposals: Getting From Here To California Depends On Many Factors
Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Decline And Revival Of An American Suburb
(The evolving lifecycle of the San Gabriel Valley)
New Geography

GAO Issues Report On Social Media Challenges
Transit Wire
Challenges In Federal Agencies' Use Of Web 2.0 Technologies
(18p. PDF)
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Here Is The British High Speed Train Set To Challenge Asia's Dominance
Business Insider

Hey Hollywood, Who Needs A Car In L.A.?
Huffington Post

L.A. Marks 20 Years Of Riding The Rails -- The Second Time Around: Five Light-Rail Train And Subway Lines Have Been Built In Two Decades, And Plans Call For More Growth
Los Angeles Times

Live From Las Vegas: Ray LaHood Discusses DOT's Increased Support For Public Transit
Northwest Progressive Institute Advocate

Los Angeles: Rail Has "Forced Ridership Down"?
Human Transit

Master Plan L.A.: That's Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's First Step For Reviving Los Angeles And His Image
Los Angeles Daily News

Mayor Villaraigosa, The Need To Take Action For Safer Streets In Los Angeles Is Now Painfully Clear
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

MetroFlickrLA: Metro Gold Line Poster
MetroRider LA

Moving To Broadband On Public Transport
Mass Transit

Netroots Nation Puts Focus On Listening, Engagement & Representation
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

Olympic-Era Mural Returned To The 101 In Miniature
Blog Downtown

People On Public Transit Illustrated
The City Fix

Prettifying Of East Hollywood Underway
Curbed LA

Proposals For Vegas-SoCal Passenger Rail Now At 5
California High Speed Rail Blog

Review: Next Exit For Transportation's Future
(Review of "Our Cities, Ourselves: The Future Of Transportation In Urban Life" on exhibit in New York City)
Architect's Newspaper

Senate Committee Ups Amtrak Appropriation, Cuts High-Speed Rail Funding
Progressive Railroading

Sunset Bridge, The Early Years (historic photos)
Zev Yaroslavsky, Los Angeles County Supervisor, Third District
On The Eve Of Its Destruction, The 405's Sunset Bridge In 1966
Curbed LA

Swap Proposed: Courthouse Site For Parker Center
Blog Downtown

Talkback L.A.: Was L.A.'s $8-Billion Investment In Rail Worth The Money?
Los Angeles Times

To Remove A Freeway In Long Beach
(Proposals for reinventing Shoreline Drive and Terminal Island (I-103) Freeway)
Long Beach Post

Transportation Group Starts Southwest Chapter
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Union Pacific's CEO Young Says U.S. Congress Discouraging Rail Investment
Bloomberg

The U.S. Emphasis On Passenger Rail And The Future Of Freight
Transport Politic

Villaraigosa Chooses City Hall Veteran As Planning Chief
("Michael LoGrande, the city’s chief zoning administrator, will be put in charge of a Planning Department that has been buffeted by budget reductions, including the departure of a number of senior planners.")
Los Angeles Times

What Does The FREIGHT Act Really Mean For Our Freight And Ports?
Transportation For America

What Does Transit Do About Traffic Congestion?
Human Transit

What If Roads Really Did Have To Pay For Themselves?
StreetsBlog Network

The World's Sexiest Parking Garage
Infrastructurist