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Bienvenido!, National Train Day, Expo Open House, Gold Line Foothill Workshops, 710 & More

16 Jaw Dropping Videos Of Overcrowded Subways

AASHTO Spring Meeting (May 2-6 : Las Vegas)

Amidst Budget Impasse, GOP Tries And Fails To Gut Clean Air Act
StreetsBlog DC

Amtrak Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary On May 7 At Union Station

MMD Newswire
Los Angeles' National Train Day Events
National Train Day

Bienvenido! (Welcome to El Pasajero, Metro's new Spanish language news blog -- the first of its kind at a major public transit agency in the United States -- which launches today)
El Pasajero
More information here in English from Metro's The Source

Caltrain Cuts Postponed
Silicon Valley Mercury News

Cheviot Hills Expo Line Legal Fees
Curbed LA

Cost Of Keeping Vehicles Running On The Rise
Sacramento Business Journal

Denver To Eliminate Diagonal Crossings At Intersections ("A tradition that started 60 years ago in downtown Denver and became commonplace in intersections around the world is about to end in its city of origin.")

Denver Post

Expo Light Rail Line Project Status Update Open House: Downtown & Mid-Corridor (April 28 : 2p. PDF)
Build Expo

Federal Judge Upholds Caltrans Program To Support Minority And Women-Owned Businesses
Caltrans Press Release

Forget The Environment, High-Speed Rail Is Good For Business
Fast Company

Freight Index Reports Shipments Up 6.9 Percent

Journal Of Commerce

Gold Line Foothill Extension Station Planning Workshops Upcoming

StreetsBlog LA

House Votes To Stop EPA From Regulating Greenhouse Gases
Wall Street Journal

How Much High Speed Rail Will $2.4 Billion Buy?
LinkTransportation Nation

How To Play In The Streets At CicLAvia This Sunday


L.A. Day / L.A. Night (Essay accompanied by photos from an upcoming book looks at "the heart of the dichotomy between public and private architecture, the pre-eminence of infrastructure, the balance between neighborhood and sprawl.")


Los Angeles Transit Gets A Breath Of Fresh Air ("Why’s a health nonprofit holding a salon series about green transit?")

Southern California Public Radio

Meeting Offers Details On Possible Metro Green Line Extension To Torrance

Daily Breeze

[New York] MTA's Signs Off The Rails ("New screens revealing the wait for an approaching train got high marks when the authority surveyed riders last year. The authority is starting to post some newly designed construction signs that are uniform and provide consistent information.")


"On The Record" On 710 To 210 Freeway Gap: Residents From El Sereno, Monterey Park And Alhambra Feel Burdened By Traffic And Proposed Solutions

EGP News

Overcoming The Challenges Of Congestion Pricing (webinar series : April 14 & 19)

Federal Highway Administration

Realize The Possibilities Of Improving Transportation Options For All Americans

Partnership For Mobility Management

Residents Voice Freeway Concerns And Provide Alternatives: Residents Of Northeast Los Angeles And The San Gabriel Valley Offered Alternatives To The Proposed 710 Freeway [Extension]

Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch

StreetsBlog Challenges Leaders: Ride With Me For Bike To Work Week

StreetsBlog LA

Supervisor Calls Mass Transit Crucial To County's Future: In State Of The County Address, Supervisor Don Knabe Says Transportation Projects Can Mean Jobs And Fu
nds For Southland
Los Angeles Wave

"This Is The Renaissance Of Rail": All Aboard The Mass-Transit Express? Maybe, But Don't Expect A Smooth Ride (an interview with Amtrak CFO D.J. Stadtler)


TIMS Website Maps Highway Crashes, May Lead To Safer Roads, UC Berkeley Researchers Say

Silicon Valley Mercury News
Transportation Injury Mapping System
UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research And Education Center

Unconventional Wisdom: Integrating Transportation And Energy Policy
The City Fix

USC Research: Freeway Pollutants Cause Brain Damage In Mice

StreetsBlog LA
USC Press Release

Will Mozart Help Prevent Crime? (In Portland, "the regional transit department has approved the playing of classical music in an effort to ward off the kind of crimes that happen when people just hang around. A bill making its way through the Oregon Legislature would expand the program to all light rail stops in Clackamas, Washington and Multnomah counties deemed high-crime areas by police or residents.")

Work On I-5 Alters Route For Some Bob Hope Airport Travelers
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