Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

5/13/2011

BH Subway Battle, CAHSR Route, Expo To Change Santa Monica, Rail Terrorism Threat,World's Most Dangerous Roads & More

The Battle Over The Metro: Board Of Education Member Steven Fenton Says Mayor Barry Brucker Needs To Do More To Stop The Proposed Subway Stop Under Beverly High
Beverly Hills Weekly

BHUSD Seeks Court Order For MTA Documents: The School District Says The Metrpolitan Transportation Authority Is Dragging Its Heels In Releasing Requested Subway Information Regarding Contested Expansion Route For Century City
Century City Patch

Bike Lanes, Car Parking, Horses And Backbones, Planning For Bikes In The Foothills
StreetsBlog LA

Bike To Work Day Comes With Unprecedented Growth In Bike Infrastructure
StreetsBlog SF

California Considers New (Old) Route For High-Speed Rail
Infrastructurist

Cargo Shipments Increase For 15th Straight Month At Port Of L.A.
Daily Breeze

The Cities With The Best And Worst Public Transportation
247 Wall Street

City Weighs Plan To Increase Bike Parking
Los Angeles Daily News

Development-Oriented Transit: Minimizing Taxpayer Investments, Maximizing Community Value
The City Fix

Don't Hold Your Breath For A White House Transportation Bill
StreetsBlog DC

Energy And Commerce Dems Aim To Link Roads, Broadband
National Journal

Expo, Bus Changes To Reshape Public Transportation In Santa Monica
Santa Monica Mirror

Gas Prices Push Commuters To The Train
CNN

Inland Transit Fares Poorly Connecting Workers To Jobs
Riverside Press-Enterprise

LaHood Says Congress Should Figure Out Details Of Transportation Bill
Governing

Metro Really Wants To Bring The Green Line To Torrance
Curbed LA

MTA Transportation Deputy Mike Bohlke Moonlights As Lobbyist
LA Weekly

Participate (An independent group is seeking to "ignite essential discussions about art in Los Angeles" by getting locals to put APPROVE or DISAPPROVE stickers on public art around the city)
MOCA-Latte

Rail Yard Pollution Is More Toxic Than In Other Areas
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Raise $1 Million In A Week To Save School Jobs? Not Even In Beverly Hills ("Two legal opinions supported the maneuver because subway tunneling would affect the district's plan to strengthen the building foundations and seismic safety at the high school.")
Los Angeles Times

Reaction Is Mixed To BHUSD's Decision To Use Measure E Funds On Subway Fight
Beverly Hills Patch

Redistributed High-Speed Rail Funds: Still Useful!
TIME

Senate Finalizing Transpo Bill: It's Up To Boxer To Preserve Bike/Ped Funding
StreetsBlog DC

Studies Gives State, L.A. Region Good Marks For Transit Systems
Los Angeles Times

Terror Worries Ride Rails: Plot Detailed In Bin Laden Trove Renews Concerns About Sectors Vulnerability ("For every $50 the Transportation Security Administration spends on aviation security, the agency budgets $1 to protect surface transportation.")
Wall Street Journal

Terrorist Attacks On Railroads Would Be Difficult: Past Experiences Suggest That Terrorists Who Want To Derail A Train Are Facing A Much More Complex Task Than Just Leaving A Penny On The Rail
Miller-McCune

Testing Begins For Eastside Gold Line Train Crossing Gates: Traffic Delays Should Be Expected At Three East LA Gold Line Intersections
EGP News

The Ugly Truth About Infrastructure And Taxes
Infrastructurist

What Would Presidents Reagan And Clinton Do? ("The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced the launch of a radio and television ad campaign featuring these presidential icons. The two groups aim to elevate transportation investment into the ongoing congressional debate about the federal budget and future investment priorities.")
PR Newswire

The World's Most Dangerous Roads: Get The Data (data crunched for nearly every country in the world. )
Guardian (U.K.)

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