Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

8/09/2010

Beverly Hills Subway, Apple's Smart Bike, Gas Tax Benefits, User-Fee Model, National Freight Act & More

After Herald Tip, MBTA Turns To Social Media To Help Fight Crime On Trains
Boston Herald

Apple Introduces Us To The Smart Bike
Patently Apple

City Walk: Time To Return To L.A.'s Core ("In several pockets of downtown change seems to have paused at an especially opportune moment.")
Los Angeles Times

Engines Of Growth (How high-speed rail in China is fueling the economy)
Time

Governments Go To Extremes As The Downturn Wears On
New York Times

It's No Cars Go In San Juan, Puerto Rico, Makeover
Fast Company

Mayor's Bike Summit Fails The Engagement Test
CityWatch

New And Notable: Traffic & Gridlock, Becoming An Urban Planner, Sustainable Urban Design, Transportation In A Climate-Constrained world
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

New Ideas To Make Parking Easier
LA Observed

New Traffic Signals Make It Safer For Pedestrians
USA Today

Opinion: Think Big About Transportation
Los Angeles Daily News

The Problem With Ports, Or Why We Need A National Freight Act
StreetsBlog DC

Public Transit: Bleeding To Death From A Thousand Cuts?
Citiwire

Questions Bedevil Proposed California High-Speed Rail System
Whittier Daily News

Richard Devylder Leads The Charge For Accessibility In Transportation (DOT's new Senior Advisor For Accessible Transportation, formerly of the California Emergency Management Agency, was born without arms or legs. "Because of public transportation, I was able to go to school, I was able to start building a career -- I was able to live independently. Those things wouldn't have happened for me otherwise.")
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

Rocket-Powered Personal Helicopter Emits Only Water
Wired

San Francisco Rolls Out Supply-And-Demand Pricing For Parking Meters
GOOD

San Gabriel Valley Debates HSR Routes
California High Speed Rail Blog

Search For Pasadena's New Planning Director To Begin
Pasadena Star-News

A Strategy Session For Los Angeles
California Planning & Development Report

Subway Worries Getting Louder In Beverly Hills
Curbed LA

Sustainable Bus Stops: Tiffany Roddis' "Ecoshel" Encourages People To Use Public Transportation
Trendhunter

Traffic-Camera Debate Heats Up Campaign Trails
New York Times

Transportation User Fee Model Obsolete, But No Solution On The Horizon
Transport Politic

U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces Up To $25 Million For High-Speed Passenger Rail Research
Rail Engineer

Voinovich: Gas Tax Hike Would Pump Up The Job Market, Help Close Deficit
The Hill

Where's The World's Most Painful Commute?
The City Fix

Will FREIGHT Act Deliver?
National Journal Transportation Blog