Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

3/24/2011

Gold Line Monrovia Yard, Bergamot Transit Station, L.A.'s 1956 Bus Ads, L.A. Traffic Videos, TransportationCamp West, Jet-Propelled Trains & More


California High Speed Rail Blog

The 1,000 MPH Trans-Continental Jet Train That Never Was ("The [1948] idea was to strap five solid-fuel rockets to a train, and basically launch it from New York City to Los Angeles. The trip could be completed in three hours at those speeds, meaning you’d arrive in Los Angeles at the same time you departed New York City. Craziness, right?")
Gas 2.0

Advertising Los Angeles' Bus Service On Television: 1956 Cartoon Commercials & How They Were Made (Metropolitan Coach Lines' animated foray into transit marketing in the early days of primetime TV)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

New York Daily News

Santa Monica Daily Press

The City Fix

New Urban Network

Mashable

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Southern California Public Radio

Infographic Video: Watch The Worst Traffic In The Country: Yay, Los Angeles! ("How bad is the horrible traffic? A new video shows 24 hours of the city's soul-crushing gridlock.")
Fast Company Design

Infrastructurist

Grist

USC Daily Trojan

Pasadena Star-News

San Jose Mercury News

A New Blueprint For Public Life ("Armed with a $100-million gift from alumni Meyer and Renee Luskin -- the second-largest ever received at UCLA -- the School of Public Affairs is building a powerful new resource for reshaping public life in Los Angeles and the country.")
UCLA Magazine

Curbed LA

Washington Examiner

Glendora Patch

Pasadena Star-News

Santa Monica Patch

StreetsBlog SF

Orange County Register

USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

MemeBurn