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America's Commutes Start Earlier And Last Longer
BBC (U.K.)

Ban Hybrids From The Fast Lane, And Everyone Slows Down
New York Times

California GOP Looks To Pull Back Millions In High-Speed Rail Funding
The Hill

CicLAvia: Where's Next?
StreetsBlog LA

Exposition Park Could Get A Space Shuttle Skyscraper
Curbed LA

Feds To Expedite Approval Time For Crenshaw/LAX Light Rail
Daily Breeze

Freeway Ramps? Longer Trains? Traffic Requests Around Farmers Field Already Adding Up
Blog Downtown

GM To College Students: Stop Pedaling, Start Driving ("GM is trying to convince college students that driving a Buick is hipper than riding a fixie.")
StreetsBlog DC

House To Consider Infrastructure Bank Proposal (House Committee hearing today)
The Hill

Kicking Hybrids Out Of Carpool Lanes Backfires, Slowing Traffic For All
UC Berkeley Newscenter
Dual Influences On Vehicle Speeds In Special-Use Lanes And Policy Implications (25p. PDF)
UC Berkeley Institute Of Transportation Studies

L.A. Parking Lots Facing More City Regulations Under Proposed Law
Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles History Comes Alive All Day, All In One Place: Next Week's LA As Subject Annual Archives Bazaar Will Be Largest Ever
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Obama Shows The Crenshaw Line Some Love, Speeds It Up
Curbed LA

Pavement Finally Hardens: 710 Fwy North At 105 Fwy Reopens
Daily Breeze

Reroute.It Clarifies Cost, Benefits Of Travel Choices ("When choosing between walking, biking, hailing a cab, taking the bus, or driving my own car for trips around town, a new app aims to put the relevant costs and benefits of these choices—to me and to society and the planet—at my fingertips.")
Greater Greater Washington

Transportation Projects Chosen For Federal Fast-Tracking Lean Multi-Modal ("LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has become a champion for federal loan programs because of his zeal to expand transit in his city. The Crenshaw/LAX project is a cornerstone of his efforts and will provide a critical transit connection to the airport. The city has done a good job attracting federal interest and assistance, and the FTA is already helping them shorten the approval time for the project.")
StreetsBlog DC

UCLA's city LAB Presents Two Visions Of A More Urban, Pedestrian-Friendly Westwood
UCLA Daily Bruin

U.S. Neighborhoods Struggle With Health Threats From Traffic Pollution: Government Scientists Are Investigating The Connection Between Air Pollution And An Array Of Health Effects, Including Asthma, Heart Disease And Autism
Scientific American

What Do The NBC Lockout And A Dark Staples Center Mean For Downtown?
Blog Downtown

What The Cycling Movement Can Learn From Occupy Wall Street
StreetsBlog Network

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