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Annual Urban Mobility Report
Texas Transportation Institute (TTI)

Bad traffic congestion can be a good sign for jobs
USA Today

Bicyclists may be inhaling twice as much soot as pedestrians
Los Angeles Times

Brittle Infrastructure, Community Resilience, and National Security (.pdf)
Transportation Research Board – TR News

Brown signs bill to help speed L.A. NFL stadium
Los Angeles Times

Calif., Northeast get top billing in study on high-speed rail lines
Boston Globe

Court Ruling Could Cost Gold Line Millions - The California Supreme Court's decision not to issue a stay on its order freezing redevelopment agencies could have a devastating impact on the future of the Gold Line
Monrovia Patch

Court Strikes Down Port of LA Driver Mandate
Journal of Commerce

Denver RTD says it has proposal from private firms for North Metro rail line work
Denver Post

Dutch Bike Experts Help LA Figure Out This Whole Bike Thing
LA Curbed

Gas Tax Should Yield to Mile Fee as Cars Evolve: James M. Whitty

IBM launches city parking analytics system - IBM's Smarter Parking Starter Kit equips parking meters with sensors and analyzes the resulting information

It’s Official: Back to Court for Expo Phase II and NFSR
LA Streetsblog

Keeping Los Angeles Competitive in the Global Economy

L.A. Transit Agency Program Will Create 260,000 Construction Jobs

Long Beach port seeks public input on proposed terminal's environmental reports
Progressive Railroading
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Mayor prepares LA transit plan
USC Annenberg Radio

Metro to Broad: Proposed Station Would Be Too Costly
LA Downtown News

More Sunset Boulevard closures planned for 405 construction
Los Angeles Times

New York gets mobile phone coverage underground
BBC News

Possible joint powers authority for LOSSAN - More rail service could spring from new agency
Reason & Rail

Report: More transportation upgrades needed for economic recovery
Metro Magazine

Report Says 2010 Road Congestion Cost $101 Billion
Journal of Commerce

RTA is Hub-and-Spoke, and That's a Good Thing
Riding in Riverside

Steinke Explains Port's Success
Journal of Commerce

Stocker Corridor Trail Hike
Leimert Park Beat

Study: U.S. high-speed rail can work, needs fresh approach
Metro Magazine

T4 America commends House leaders for seeking additional $100 billion in funding for transportation bill

TTI: Mass Transit Saved Drivers 45.4 Million Hours Last Year
DC Streetsblog

UCLA Transportation working to increase ridership for Westwood FlyAway service
Daily Bruin

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