Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

4/05/2011

Expo Line Tests, 710 Conversations, BRT Survey, LA Parking Revenue, LB Transit Mall, The End Of Oil & More


Another Green Piece In South L.A.: First Phase Of Wetlands Open ("The ribbon cutting of the first acre of the South LA wetlands, located in a former MTA rail yard at Avalon and 54th streets.")
KCET SoCal Focus

StreetsBlog SF

A Chat With Joe Linton, Let's Get Excited For CicLAvia (CicLAvia returns this Sunday, April 10)
StreetsBlog LA

City Looking At Other Ways To Bring In Money From Parking Garages ("Los Angeles city officials on Monday began looking at other ways to bring in more money from parking spaces.")
Contra Costa Times

Los Angeles Daily News

USA Today

Treehugger

Dear Urban Cyclists, Go Play In Traffic: From Dublin To Bogota, Bicycles Are Taking Over City Streets. What's Next, Lanes For Hopscotch And Pogo Sticks? (P.J. O'Rourke's take on bicycling: "The reason it took mankind 5,000 years to get the idea for the bicycle is that it was a bad idea. The bicycle is the only method of conveyance worse than feet. You can walk up three flights of stairs carrying one end of a sofa. Try that on a bicycle.")
Wall Street Journal

Long Beach Press-Telegram

Los Angeles Downtown News

New Republic

USC Annenberg South Los Angeles Report

MTA To Finalize Acquisition Of Union Station: Agency To Create Oversight Committee, Master Plan
Los Angeles Business Journal

Oil Will Be Gone In 50 Years: HSBC ("There could be less than 49 years of oil supplies left, even if demand were to remain flat according to HSBC’s senior global economist.")
CNBC

Plans For Mobile Network On London Underground Shelved: Boris Johnson Proposal To Have System In Place For 2012 Olympics Ditched Because Of Funding Issues And Technical Complexity
Guardian (U.K.)

Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch

SF Fast Pass Expires As Muni Switches To Clipper (the paper transit pass debuted in 1974 for $11 per month)
San Francisco Chronicle

Station Design And Virtuous Society
Human Transit

Infrastructurist

Santa Monica Dispatch


Victoria Transport Policy Institute