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7/06/2010

Over The Grapevine, Shaping L.A., Dump The Pump Wrap-Up, Writing Congress About 30/10, Oldest Pullman Porter & More

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America's Veterans Need More And Better Transportation Options
Transportation For America

Are Blue Bikelanes Better Than Black?
Treehugger

Art Review: "Through The Grapevine" At The Center For Land Use Interpretation
("The stars of show are the three roadways: the Ridge Route from 1915, Highway 99 from 1933 and Interstate 5 from 1970.")
Los Angeles Times

BART Plan Exposes City's Challenges
Wall Street Journal

Bicycle Highways: Should Cities Build Specialized Roadways For Cyclists?
Slate

California Salivates As Obama Administration Offers $2.3 Billion For High-Speed Rail
San Mateo County Times

Car Ownership Or Ease Of Driving: Which Is the Real Challenge?
The City Fix

Dumping The Pump: U.S. Transit Agencies Respond (a representative round-up of creative activities during the 5th Annual Dump The Pump Day on June 17)
Passenger Transport

How The Media Gets High Speed Rail Wrong
California High Speed Rail Blog

Inland Empire Commuters Hit The Road: A Study Shows Riverside County Residents Are Trekking To LA And San Diego Because Jobs Close To Home Are Hard To Find
NBC Los Angeles

The Latest Employment Report: Construction Jobs Get Hammered
Infrastructurist

Live Tube Map Halted As TfL Hit By 50-Fold Growth In Web Calls: Temporary Halt Put On Newly Introduced API Feed As Implementations Catch The London Open Data Experiment Unprepared For Demand
Guardian (London)

Metro-FlickrLA: Pacific Electric Painted Metro Blue Line Train
MetroRider LA

Metro-FlickrLA: Wilshire-Western Station
MerroRider LA

NAVTEQ: A Growing Interest In Transit Data
GPS Business News

Oldest Living Pullman Porter Looks Back: Lee Wesley Gibson, 100, Began Working For Union Pacific In 1936
Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Shaping The City Of L.A.-- With A New City Planning Director To Be Named Soon, It's Time To Streamline The Land Use Process And Make It Smarter And More Efficient -- For Los Angeles To Finally Take Charge Of Its Cityscape
Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Time To Change The Map On High-Speed Rail?
San Jose Mercury News

Santa Monica Introduces "Sharrows" On 14th Street: "Sharrows," Or "Shared Lane Arrows," Are One Of The Elements Of A Larger Bike Plan That Santa Monica Is Developing
Los Angeles Times

Taiwan High-Speed Posts First Operating Profit
International Railway Journal

Technology Innovations Cut Costs, Boost Safety In Public Transportation; New Processes Add Visibility, Collision Warning, Antibacterial Support
Passenger Transport

Tube Line Sales Completed
Railway Gazette (U.K.)

US Bicycle Route System Begins Connecting America
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

USC Plans $900-Million Shopping And Residential Upgrade: Neighbors Are Divided On The Project, Which Would Replace University Village. Work Could Start In Two Years
Los Angeles Times

Washington Gets America's First Electric Highway
GOOD

What Does American Exceptionalism Mean For Livable Streets?
StreetsBlog DC

What Ever Happened To Public Transportation?
Huffington Post

Will High-Speed Rail Drive Business?
National Journal Transportation Blog

Working Families Brace For The Strain Of 20% Hike In Bus Fares
LA Beez

Writing Congress About LA's 30/10 Mass Transit And Jobs Initiative
Huffington Post