Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

8/24/2011

Expo Line Public Art, Downtown LA Demographics, BBB Changes, High Speed Rail, AB650, LAX, Murals & More


PRNewswire

La Canada Valley Sun

Big Blue Bus Schedule Changes ("Beginning Sunday, August 28, the Big Blue Bus (BBB) will launch changes to nine of its 20 services.")
Santa Monica Dispatch

Washington Post

L.A. Eco-Village Blog

Critical Cameras On Buses Not Working
Santa Monica Daily Press

Downtown Los Angeles Demographic Study 2011 (91p. PDF)
Downtown Center Business Improvement District

Washington Post

Curbed LA
Build Expo

Infrastructurist

Mineta Transportation Institute

Brigham Yen

Infrastructure Whistle-Blowing (Infrastructure costs are towering in the U.S., but much of that could be because of old habits in road building. This column looks at how cities and states can reduce their infrastructure costs)
Citiwire

StreetsBlog LA

It's Time To Think Big On Transit ("Assembly Bill (AB) 650 establishes a blue ribbon task force to craft a public transportation development plan for California based on an assessment of what transit we have, what amount of transit we need, and how we can finance transit construction. The task force will be composed of 12 experts in finance, transit, the environment, and public health who must complete their plan by September 30, 2012. This work would be undertaken, in part, through workshops conducted across the state. And, it would be financed from existing transit moneys provided through California’s gas tax, specifically those devoted to transit planning.")
California Progress Report

Southern California Public Radio


Infrastructurist


Roads Bill Gets Another Look ("The White House and congressional Democrats are working on a plan to jump-start passage of a stalled highway bill as the administration reworks part of its strategy for responding to high unemployment.")
Wall Street Journal


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