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L.A.'s Cable Cars, Sunset Junction Streetcars, Culver City Congestion, Boyle Heights Pollution, Metro Art, Hurricane Irene & More

Before Hurricane Irene Hits, New York Planning To Shut Down Transportation System, Evacuate Areas ("The MTA took the unprecedented move of setting its hurricane plan in motion, which calls for a complete shutdown of subways, trains and buses.")
New York Daily News

A Brief History Of Sunset Junction: Street Cars, Gay Rights And Its Namesake Festival
LA as Subject via KCET

Transportation Nation

Chicago Tribune

Los Angeles Wave


Gov. Jerry Brown Makes Another Appointment To CHSRA Board ("This time the appointee is Michael Rossi, the wealthy financial executive who Brown had just recently tapped as his jobs advisor.")
California High Speed Rail Blog

Historic Los Angeles Neighborhood Continues To Bear The Brunt Of Air Pollution
American Lung Association

Riverside Press-Enterprise

Left-Right Coalition Lists Counterproductive Programs To Cut ("Also on the list is a proposed tunnel to route the I-710 freeway under Pasadena.")
San Francisco Chronicle
Friends Of The Earth / Taxpayers For Common Sense / Public Citizen / Heartland Institute

A Look Back At 1880s Cable Car Service In Los Angeles
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

StreetsBlog LA

StreetsBlog LA

USC Annenberg Intersections South LA

New York Times

Transportation Planning And Climate Change (video : UCI Professor of Planning, Policy and Design asks "If we built cities differently, would people drive less?")
University of California, Irvine via YouTube

Bike Radar


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