Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

7/07/2011

Westside Subway Loan, L.A. Toll Lanes, Expo Delays?, Monrovia Gold Line, Transportation Reauthorization & More

$640M Loan For Westside Subway Could Mean Early Open Date
Curbed LA

$641-Million Westside Subway Loan Heads Toward Approval
NBC Los Angeles

Are We There Yet? Passage Of The Transportation Reauthorization Bill Would Finally Shift Us Toward More Environmentally Sustainable Communities
American Prospect

The Battle Over Metro (Letters and email)
Beverly Hills Weekly

Boxer, Mica Bills $20 Billion Apart In Yearly Roads Funding
Business Week

Boxer: Two-Year Transpo Bill Will Save 600,000 Jobs
StreetsBlog DC

Carmageddon Is Coming, So Chill Out And Crank Up The Tunes ("We thought we'd offer a few tips on how to chillax and not blow a gasket during your blocks of idling.")
Los Angeles Times

"Carmageddon" Shortcuts From Valley To Westside
KABC-7

City Officials Make Show Of Solidarity At Gold Line Meeting: Monrovia Leaders Postponed The Regular City Council Meeting Tuesday So They Could Attend A Special Gold Line Board Meeting
Monrovia Patch

A Closer Look At Three Vital Reports On Transportation & Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Construction On New Toll Lanes On 10, 110 Freeways Getting Started
Whittier Daily News

Deciphering A Trend In Transportation Depends Heavily On One's Perspective
Transportation For America

Dueling Bills Seek To Fund Road, Infrastructure Plans
Wall Street Journal

How To Build A Gold Line Extension Basket Bridge
Curbed LA

Is Los Angeles Metro Throwing Bus Riders Under The Bus?
Grist

Kate And William's Pre-Carmageddon Visit: What You Need To Know
Curbed LA

L.A. Prepares For Worst And Hopes For Best In Freeway Shutdown ("“EXPECT BIG DELAY” reads the warning on electronic billboards on highways and streets from Bakersfield to San Diego. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has an official “Countdown to the Closure” clock on its Web site, ticking down to the weekend of July 16 and 17.")
New York Times

Lawmakers Reject House Starvation Levels For Transportation
StreetsBlog DC

Metro Experiments With Toll Lanes On Harbor, San Bernardino Freeways
Los Angeles Independent

Mica's Measurements: $230 Billion, Six Years
StreetsBlog DC

More Expo Delays? Fight Between Expo Board, Culver City Could Delay Final Phase 1 Station
StreetsBlog LA

Opinion: What's Ahead For Transportation In L.A. County (Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe)
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Palmdale Sues High-Speed Rail Authority Over Grapevine Study
Bakersfield Californian

Rosemead Boulevard In Temple City To Be Revamped In 2012
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The State Of The Union's Roads: An Investigative Report ("What happened to our playground? The American highway is broken. And broke.")

"Subway To The Sea" Gets Infusion Of Federal Cash, Inland Empire Not So Much
Southern California Public Radio

T4 Responds: Yes, Bring Transit To Suburban Seniors (Within Reason)
StreetsBlog DC

Toll Lanes Coming To 10 And 110 Freeways In Los Angeles County: Construction Of Toll Lanes Begins On The 10 And 110 Freeways, Where The Aim Is To Unclog Roads During Los Angeles County's Rush Hours
Los Angeles Times

US House Of Representatives To Unveil Highway Bill
Reuters

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