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8 Weirdest-Looking Roads Around The World (photo essay)
Huffington Post

As Number Of Carpool Riders Fall, Why Is L.A. Doubleing Down On New Lanes?
StreetsBlog LA

Back Of The Bus: Mass Transit, Race And Inequality
Transportation Nation

Beverly Hills Residents Fight Westside Subway Extension Shop
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

China To Create Largest Mega City In The World With 42 Million People
Telegraph (U.K.)

City Council Candidates Warn MTA At Subway Forum: Candidates For Beverly Hills City Council And BHUSD Board Members Lead Criticism Of MTA At Community Meeting
Beverly Hills Patch
MTA Plans Two More Beverly Hills Forums: The MTA Is Also Seeking Citizens To Join A Station Advisory Group To Help Plan The Design Of Each New Station
Beverly Hills Patch

Cut Or Restore? Metro Bus Service Changes for June 2011
StreetsBlog LA

House GOP Readies Severe New Restrictions On EPA
Huffington Post
Democrats Plan To Neuter EPA's Climate Regs
Mother Jones

Is Extending South Bay Bike Path Worth A Debate? LADOT, NIMBY's Say No
StreetsBlog LA

Key Democratic Panel Approves McDonnell's Transportation Plan
Washington Post

L.A. Council Rejects 1,000-Job Shipyard Plan For Fear Of Complicating Port's Channel-Deepening Project
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Aims To Win NFL Team As Farmers Insurance Puts Name On Stadium

The Moms Aren't Wrong: Why Planning For Children Would Make Cities Better For All

MTA Staff Wants To Cut 10 More L.A. Bus Lines By June, Shrink 16 Others
LA Weekly

New Metra CEO Vows To Boost Passenger Satisfaction, Bring Reforms: Former Los Angeles Transit Official Launches Customer Survey
Chicago Tribune

Official Wants To Downsize Busways Linking Downtown L.A. And Westside: L.A. Councilman Bill Rosendahl Proposes That The Bus-Only Lanes End At Beverly Hills And That The Westwood Section And The Remaining Route To Santa Monica Be Eliminated. Environmentalists And Transit Advocates Oppose His Plan
Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Renovating CRAs: The State's Community Redevelopment Agencies Should Be Reformed. Gov. Brown's Plan To Eliminate Them Is Overkill
Los Angeles Times

Peering Into A Post-Petroleum World: As Protests In Egypt Underscore The Hazards Of Relying On Imported Oil, A Bus And Bike-Riding Scientist At UCLA Is Working On Clean Fusion Energy That Could Wean Us From Foreign Fuel
Los Angeles Times

Recession Slows Use Of Orange County's Toll Roads: Drivers Are Opting To Spend More Time On Freeways And Less Money On Tolls
Los Angeles Times
O.C. Toll Roads Hit By Recession: Would You Pay For A Faster Commute?
Los Angeles Times

Red Light Cameras: Money Makers -- And Life Savers
Transportation Nation
Effect Of Red Light Camera Enforcement On Fatal Crashes In Large US Cities (18p. PDF)
Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

Re-Thinking TOD: The Transportation Planner's Dilemma To Transit Oriented Development
The Alan Note

Research Roundup: Which High-Speed Rail Corridors Are Poised For Success? How Does Smart Growth Promote Wealth? Why Is Intercity Bus Travel The Fastest Growing Transportation Mode?
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Transit Plans Topic Of Neighborhood Forum
Blog Downtown