Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

8/06/2010

Expo Line Concerns, Trashy Freeways, Big Green Bus Tour, HSR In SGV, Bus Cameras & More

Bus Cameras Show Fatal Injury From New Angle
Law.com

Cities, Residents Voicing Concerns About Possible High Speed Route Line Along 10 Freeway
Pasadena Star-News

CNBC Interviews Port Director On Economic Growth (video)
Long Beach Post

Critic's Notebook: What's New Is Old At The Planning Department: The Quick Appointment Of Michael LoGrande Suggests City Leaders Are More Interested In Speeding Approvals Of Projects Than In Imagining And Working Toward A Better Cityscape
Los Angeles Times

Dartmouth Students Live On A Biodiesel Bus
("The students, who just arrived in California, are traveling in their “Big Green Bus” in an effort to increase awareness of sustainable living and green technology described as a “science fair on wheels.” It’s the fifth year that students have taken part in the project.")
Wired
Big Green Bus Blog
Big Green Bus
Big Green Bus Makes Weho Stop: Dartmouth Alumnus And City Transportation Commissioner David Eichman Invites The Undergraduates' Touring Eco-Initiative, Which Aims To Teach People About Sustainable Living
West Hollywood Patch

Expo Line Project Continues To Stir Up Concerns, Maintains Some Support
L.A. Watts Times

Finding Appropriate Tools To Mitigate The Construction Process
("Minnesota’s Twin Cities may be pioneering a new way to handle problems caused by the construction of new transportation resources")
Next American City
Ready For Rail (Resources for businesses affected by four years of transit construction in their area)

The Future Of Commuting: Meetings On The Train?
Infrastructurist

Highway Trust Fund: Nearly All States Received More Funding Than They Contributed In Highway Taxes Since 2005
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Report Highlights (1p. PDF)
Full-Text Report (34p. PDF)

How Metro Will Shape The New L.A.
LA Observed

LA Quakes Over New Planning Director: After Quick Selection Process, Many Wonder If Michael LoGrande Will Be A Visionary Or A Technician
Architect's Newspaper

Programs Hope To Reverse Skid In Carpooling
USA Today

Senators Ask EPA To Rethink Review Of Smog Rule
The Hill

Social Media In The Transportation Industry: Implications For Change (MP3 files and PowerPoint presentations from participants)
North Jersey Transportatoin Planning Authority

Some Cyclists Not Happy With Mayor's Bike Summit
LAist

States Turn To Tolls To Fund Roads
USA Today

Support Grows For 30/10 Initiative
Canyon News

Transbay Terminal Demolition Set To Begin: Massive New Center Will Prioritize Multimodal Access
Transport Politic

What's Bugging You? Trash On Freeways
ABC-7