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Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Alternative Approaches To Funding Highways (38p. PDF)
Congressional Budget Office

Angelenos And AngeleƱos In The Age Of The Korean Taco ("With all of the demographic changes that have occurred in Los Angeles since, a discussion of the city’s evolving identity today seemed in order.")
Southern California Public Radio

Breakthrough For Villaraigosa's Transit Funding Proposal ("Now he’s got support from the powerful Republican chair of the House Transportation committee, John Mica of Florida...the heads of the AFL/CIO and of the US Chamber of Commerce, Tom Donohue, said they're also on board.")
Southern California Public Radio

Central Valley Business Times

Congress Looking At High-Tech Solutions To Nation's Infrastructure Woes
StreetsBlog DC

The Fix We're In For: The State Of Our Nation's Bridges (24p. PDF : includes the full battery of data, including the worst 100 counties and the busiest two structurally-deficient bridges in each state)
Transportation For America
National Report And Interactive Map Shows The State Of Our Nation's Bridges
Transportation For America

Forty Transportation Experts, One Message ("The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee just spent two days listening to 40 experts from different aspects of the transportation sector and advocacy community, from engineers to environmentalists to the Tea Party...Their ideas were widely divergent on many points, but on one, they found unity: This should not be a smaller bill than the one that came before it.")
StreetsBlog DC

Gilroy Patch

Progressive Railroading

International Technology Scanning Program; Federal Highway Administration

L.A. City Council OKs Elaborate Digital Light Zone At Wilshire Grand
Los Angeles Times
Wilshire Grand Development Website (includes walk-through, fly-through and lighting video simulations as well as transit-oriented development, public transportation improvements)
Wilshire And Grand Development

Long Beach Post

Measure M: 192 Miles Of Freeway Lanes, Metrolink ("The half-cent sales tax that forced Orange County residents spend a little more over the last 20 years expires Thursday after adding nearly 200 freeway lane miles and bringing Metrolink service in the county. But its offspring – Measure M 2 – immediately kicks in.")
Orange County Register

Supervisor Don Knabe, County Of Los Angeles, Fourth District

NTSB Chief: Technology Could Prevent Bus Accidents ("National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman said her five-year-old minivan has more advanced safety technology than many large buses.")
Associated Press

StreetsBlog Network

Obama Issues Veto Threat Over Union Measure In FAA Bill ("The revised rule allows workers at companies covered by the Railway Labor Act to form unions if a majority of them vote to unionize.")
The Hill

Los Angeles Times

USA Today
USA Today

Parking Aplenty For Train ("SANBAG held a grand opening on Wednesday of a 113,850-square-foot parking facility meant to service [San Bernardino] Metrolink commuters.")
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Wall Street Journal

Strange Bedfellows Unite For Infrastructure Investment, Financing Tools (Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and California Senator Barbara Boxer find support in unlikely allies)
StreetsBlog DC