Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

3/22/2011

Metro Board Agenda, Expo Line, Redevelopment, Culver City Bikes, Buses & Civil Rights, Research Roundup, Build America First & More

New York Times

Australians Have Learned To Drive Less: In Car-Crazy Australia, Soft Measures Are Turning The Tide In The Hard Battle To Reduce The Number Of Basically Empty Cars On The Road
Miller-McCune

Infrastructurist

StreetsBlog LA

City Livability Rankings, And The Struggle For The Complete City ("Do such rankings have merit? Are the right criteria used? How can they leave out housing affordability? Do they have a bias against larger, denser cities like New York? What is livability anyway, and is it the same as "quality of life"? Does it reflect livability for everyone, or just the well-off? Is it too personal and subjective to be quantifiable or definitive? Should the most livable cities also consider the "best cities" (some media reports seem to use these two terms interchangeably?")
Planetizen

NPR

San Francisco Chronicle

Finding Ways To Encourage And Increase Private Sector Participation In Passenger Rail Service (6p. PDF)
Hearing Before The U.S. House Committee On Transportation And Infrastructure, Subcommittee On Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials

Findings From The Transportation Research Board's 2010 State Partnership Visits Program (11p. PDF)
U.S. Transportation Research Board

KCET SoCal Connected

StreetsBlog DC

Tnooz

CityWatch

Southern California Public Radio

StreetsBlog LA

Northeast Rail, Amtrak Enthusiasts Unite ("Does it make sense to designate the Northeast Corridor as a high-speed rail corridor? How does the label change the merits for a high-speed rail competition? Is this just another iteration of an age-old fight over Amtrak? If Amtrak is able to get federal money, does that change the general understanding of the definition of high-speed rail?")
National Journal Transportation Blog

Infrastructurist

KTAR

Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Brookings


LAist