L.A. Green District Competition, L.A. Car Culture vs. Urban Culture, What's Wrong With Airport Connectors?, Crumbling America: $2.2 Trillion & More

210 Basket Bridge Coming (includes image of bridge to be built over eastbound 210 Freeway heading into Arcadia)
Arcadia's Best

Amtrak Chugs Along Nicely To Record Ridership
USA Today
Americans And Their Trains (detailed statistics for Amtrak lines' growth linked in this article)

Are Transportation Agencies Really Reading What's Said Online?
The City Fix

Bullet Train May Build S.F.-S.J. First
San Francisco Business Times

Bus Drivers Union, Montebello Work For Stalemate Resolution
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Car Culture vs. Urban Culture ("The subway...and the Expo Line and other transit projects...*will* offer alternatives that much of the city doesn't have now.")
LA Observed

CHSRA CEO Lays Out Segment Selection Criteria
California High Speed Rail Blog

Congressional Disruption: Senior House Transportation Leader, DeFazio, Now Faces Tight Race
Transportation Nation

Construction On Busy LA Freeway Rattles Drivers (I-405 widening)
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Crumbling America Has A $2.2 Trillion Repair Bill: The U.S. Needs To Update Its Roads, Railways And Airports -- But Recession And A Shift To The Right Have Put Big Infrastructure Projects In Jeopardy
Independent (U.K.)

Feds Refinance Amtrak Debt
Progressive Railroading

The Future Of CicLAvia: 4 To 6 Events In 2011?

How Would You Define Transit-Oriented Development?
StreetsBlog DC

HUD Awards $100 Million In Grants For Sustainable Communities

The Inanity Of Airport Connectors
Market Urbanism

LA City Council Recognizes CicLAvia Organizers On Friday, October 15, 2010

Los Angeles Green District Competition Winners Offer Visions Of A Sustainable City
American Society Of Landscape Architects' The Dirt

Mandatory Switch From Muni Paper Passes To Clipper Card Begins Soon
StreetsBlog SF

Metro Area Is In Line For Color-Coded Transit
(Metro Transit in the Twin Cities is planning to brand its rapid transit services in the same manner as Los Angeles and Boston do: a color for each line that provides rapid and frequent service, regardless of whether it's rail or bus.)
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star-Tribune

New And Notable: Transport For Suburbia, ArcGIS & Viability And Federal Role In High Speed Passenger Rail
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Opinion: Ontario Needs Its Airport Back: The Deal The City Signed In 1967 To Let L.A. Run The Facility Made Sense Then But Now Presents A Conflict Of Interest For The Agency That Runs LAX Too
Los Angeles Times

Our View: L.A. Mayor's Push In Washington May Speed Transit Projects
Pasadena Star-News

Railvolution Panel Asks, "Is BOD The New TOD?"
(Bike-Oriented Development)
Bike Portland

Realizing The Impossible: Los Angeles' Subway Extension
Transport Politic

Richard C. Miller Dies At 98; Photographed An Evolving Los Angeles: The Master Of The Carbro Printing Process Documented The Ever-Changing City, Including The Building Of The Hollywood Freeway
Los Angeles Times

San Francisco's Prop. G Could Reroute Muni's Future
(On November 2, San Francisco voters will consider yet another Muni reform plan, this one targeting the pay, benefits and work rules for operators)
Mass Transit

Supplemental Environmental Impact Report To The Gold Line Phase 2A Project (public hearing: October 27)
Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority

TIGER II Grants Given To Highway Removal Projects
Mobilizing The Region

Video: Checking In On The Construction Of The Expo Line