Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

8/22/2011

Metro's Freeway Murals, Santa Monica Expo Line, Bus Benches, Red Line Universal City, WeHo Cycles, Riverside Metrolink & More


Transportation Issues Daily

Silicon Valley Mercury News

Caltrans Replaces Decades-Old Freeway Murals, Unveiling Today ("Caltrans and L.A. Metro are teaming up to replace the old paint-on-concrete-wall artworks with new fabric versions of the murals, which can be quickly removed for cleaning or repairs.")
Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles Times

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Engineer To Measure Vehicle Emissions On Highways: Study Will Focus On Particulate Matter Concentrations, Which Are Increasingly Implicated In Human Death And Illness ("A University of California, Riverside assistant professor of engineering, has received a $41,000 grant from theUC Transportation Center to build a portable device, install it on test vehicles and use it to map real-time particulate matter concentrations on Southern California highways.")
University Of California, Riverside Press Release

CityWatch

Los Angeles Times

Architect's Newspaper

MSNBC

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles Times

StreetsBlog LA

Urbanophile

CityWatch

The Most Dangerous Cities For Walking (outside of Florida, Southern California's Inland Empire is tops in the U.S.)
New York Times

Curbed LA

West Hollywood Patch

Opinion: The High Stakes Of High-Speed Rail ("Nearly three years after voters approved the project, along with $9.95 billion in bonds to finance the startup, and less than a year before they hope to break ground on the first segment, officials have not yet released what even they consider to be a serious business plan.")
San Diego Union-Tribune

Houston Chronicle

StreetsBlog LA

Riverside Press-Enterprise

Canyon News

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Straight Outta Suburbia

Urbanology By The BMW Guggenheim Lab ("The BMW Guggenheim Lab released an online urban planning game, “Urbanology,” as a platform to explore urban issues.")
The City Fix

What Makes A Good "Planning Game?" ("You've probably played with online tools, often published by newspapers, that invite you to "balance the government budget yourself." Planning games drill down to a more detailed level than that, but they share the same spirit: They invite the citizen to express her views through grappling with the actual problem that government is facing.")
Human Transit

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