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10 Reasons To Join Big Parade LA For An Urban Hike This Weekend
Southern California Public Radio
The Big Parade Los Angeles (May 21-22)

America's First Monorail: Even Older Than I Thought
(A look at the earliest monorails, dating back to the 1870s)
Boing Boing
General LeRoy Stone's Centennial Monorail (1876)

Bike Advocates Seek To Reform Obscure Caltrans Committee
StreetsBlog SF

California Mass Transit: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Caltrans Officials Promise Improved Highway 101
Ventura County Star

Congress Warned That Public Transit Cuts Would Hurt U.S. Economy
All Headline News

Daylight At The End Of The Culvert: Great News For The Expo Greenway
StreetsBlog LA

Editorial: Double-Check Map For High-Speed Rail
Daily Breeze

"Give Me 3" Goes Statewide As SB910 Moves Through Senate
StreetsBlog LA

Great News From The Senate: Transit Operating Assistance And Much More
StreetsBlog DC

Input Sought To Keep High-Speed Rail On Track
NBC Los Angeles

Let's Fix LA From The Group Up, One Pothole At A Time
Huffington Post

Pasadena May Be More Bike-Friendly Than L.A., But It Needs More Parking!
StreetsBlog LA

Plugging High-Speed Rail Into Germany's Power Grid: Using Rail Lines For The Energy Grid May Help A Suddenly Nuclear-Shy Germany Transition To Wider Use Of Renewable Sources

Public Transportation Is Good For You: Study
Transportation Nation
Health Benefits Of Active Transportation In New York City (4p. PDF)
New York City Department Of Health And Mental Hygiene

San Gabriel Valley Home To A Vibrant Cycling Scene, But Few Complete Streets
StreetsBlog LA

Speaking Out On The Streetcar: Metro Hears Ideas And Concerns About Project At Downtown Meeting
Los Angeles Downtown News

Study Suggests Quality-Of-Life Disparity Creates "Five Californias"
Ventura County Star
A Portrait Of California (179p. PDF : "Highlights actions that Californians can take to lock in human development successes today while setting the stage for significant budget savings and improved well-being tomorrow.")
American Human Development Project Measure Of America Series
Los Angeles Factsheet (2p. PDF)

Vice Mayor Visits D.C. For Metro Talk: In Its Ongoing Efforts To Oppose Subway Tunneling Under BHHS, Vice Mayor William Brien Traveled To Washington, D.C. For A Legislative Advocacy Meeting
Beverly Hills Patch

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