Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

3/21/2011

Metro's FTA Compliance Review, Expo Line Phase 2, HSR & TOD, CicLAvia & More

Curbed LA

San Francisco Chronicle

StreetsBlog LA

Business Week

StreetsBlog DC

CicLAvia Returns ("It's an amazing feeling to bike over the 4th Street bridge and to experience the beauty of downtown as it appears magically over the horizon from Boyle Heights. The majesty of the bridge and the enormity of the river finally gives dignity to the crime the Army Corps of Engineers inflicted upon Los Angeles when they concretized this magnificent river and turned it into a flood control channel.")
Huffington Post

Los Angeles Downtown News

Designing The High-Speed Future ("As California continues to progress with its own high-speed rail plans, one question that we need to address is this: what should transit-oriented development (TOD) around high-speed rail train stations look like in the United States?" Thought-provoking renderings of potential high-speed rail stations)
Next American City

Los Angeles Downtown News

New York Times

Sunset Junction Streetscape Design Competition

Culver City Patch

LA Weekly

KABC-7

Crain's New York Business

Mobilizing The Region

StreetsBlog LA

California High Speed Rail Blog

Burbank Leader

StreetsBlog LA

Curbed LA

KCET SoCal Focus

Light Rail Track Testing ("The Expo Line light rail won’t begin service until the fall, but the track likely will be sporting some vehicles by the end of March. So the message is safety first.")
USC Daily Trojan

TreeHugger

Los Angeles Times

KTLA

More Than Red Cars

The Next Step In Transportation: Buses As Clean, Green Machines ("At the next [LAC]MTA meeting, we will be voting to ratify a new pilot program to use 30 electric buses on a trial basis.")
Huffington Post

StreetsBlog LA

Government Technology

Los Angeles Daily News

Simi Valley Acorn

APTA

Study: Transit Outperforms Green Buildings (It's official, says the EPA. Living in a TOD reduces greenhouse gas emissions more than living in a green, single-family home and driving a Prius)
New Urban Network
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Survey Of Metropolitan Transportation Infrastructure Needs ("I am seeking your participation in an important survey we are conducting to determine metropolitan transportation infrastructure needs and where Congress and the Obama Administration should prioritize investments in the pending authorization of the federal surface transportation law (SAFETEA-LU).")
United States Conference Of Mayors

Teaching Urban Design ("This year, Parsons The New School for Design is launching the nation’s first undergraduate degree in urban design, which prompted us to ask the program’s director, Victoria Marshall, what exactly is being taught and what exactly it means for the training of a new generation of urbanists with a different relationship to the urban realm than the designers that came before.")
Urban Omnibus

USA Today

Los Angeles Times

Pasadena Star-News