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Angeleno Apocalypse: The Coming Carmageddon Of L.A.'s Closed 405

APTA Says Transportation Authorization Proposal Underfunds Critical Needs Of Nation's Public Transportation Systems
APTA Press Release

Attitudes Toward Red Light Camera Enforcement In Cities With Camera Programs (27p. PDF)
Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

BHHS Tunnel: "Methane Gas Accident Inevitable" (plus Council discussion and letters to the editor)
Beverly Hills Courier

The Carmageddon Resistance (download, follow, share: powered by Waze)
Beat Carmageddon

Decision Making For Outsourcing And Privatization Of Vehicle And Equipment Fleet Maintenance (69p. PDF)
National Cooperative Highway Research Program

Dems Tear Into Mica's Transportation Bill Proposal
StreetsBlog DC

DLANC Complete Streets Working Group Wants Pilot Project Ideas
Blog Downtown
Spring & Main Complete Streets Working Group
Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council

Federal Transportation Bill Offers Mixed Bag For Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times

Foothill Freeway Bridge To Be Built As Caltrans Works On The 405
Pasadena Weekly

For $10, It's Urban Exploring On The Cheap (Metrolink)
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

For Federal Transportation Investment, A Difficult Diagnosis ("A new plan for the country’s transportation financing system from Congressman John Mica would cut spending significantly — but Democrats have yet to provide a serious counter-proposal.")
Transport Politic

Google Maps 5.7 For Android Introduces Transit Navigation (Beta) And More ("Transit Navigation uses GPS to determine your current location along your route and alerts you when it’s time to get off or make a transfer. This is particularly helpful if you’re in a city where you don’t speak the language and can’t read the route maps or understand the announcements. After starting your trip with Transit Navigation, you can open another application or put your phone away entirely and Google Maps will still display an alert in your notification bar and vibrate your phone when your stop is coming up.")

Highway Shutdown To Paralyze America's Second-Largest City

Hwy. 91 Toll Lane Project Not Funded
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Just How Green Is The New Green Cities Index?
The Atlantic

LA Mayor's Proposal Big Winner In House Transportation Bill
Southern California Public Radio

Los Angeles Alleys In Books And Blogs
StreetsBlog LA

Los Angeles Needs An Attitude Adjustment Regarding Bicyclists: Bicyclists In Los Angeles Are Part Of Our Communities And Have As Much Right To The Roadways As Cars. It's Time Angelenos Recognize That -- For Everyone's Safety
Los Angeles Times

Metro Announces Free Valley Bus Rides During 405 Closure
San Fernando Valley Sun

Mica Bill 22-Page Summary Now Available
Transportation Issues Daily

Mica Bill: How Much Funding Might Your State Lose?
Transportation Issues Daily

Mica's Transportation Proposal: Responses Flood In
StreetsBlog DC

More Wrenches Thrown Into Gold Line Deal As City Hires PR Firm
Monrovia Patch

New Date For Subway Service To Westwood: June 30, 2022
LA Observed

New Report: Transportation, Technology And Climate Change
The City Fix
Technologies For Climate Change Mitigation: Transport Sector (250p. PDF)
Global Environmental Facility

No Higher Gas Tax? Then Prepare For A Transportation-Funding Meltdown

Report: High-Speed Rail Management Ignoring "Clear Risk"
Voice Of OC

Review Of The Growth And Transportation Efficiency Center Program, With Recommendations For Increasing Benefits To Suburban Cities (55p. PDF)
Washington State DOT Research Report

Scorching Phoenix Harnesses Sun To Chill Light Rail Stop

So Many Choices, So Many Ways To Choose: How Five State Departments Of Transportation Select Safe Routes To School For Funding (104p. PDF)
Washington State DOT Research Report

South Pasadena City Council Approves Changes To 710 Freeway Resolution
Pasadena Star-News

Stop Whining About Toll Lanes On L.A. Freeways
Los Angeles Times

Streetfilms With EspaƱol: Orange Line BRT And Bike Path
StreetsBlog LA

Track To The Future: 20 Questions On California High-Speed Rail
Sacramento News & Review

UCLA Braces For Carmageddon
UCLA Today

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