Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

10/19/2011

FlyAway, Train Pollution, High Speed Rail, Metro Green Line, LA Bike Master Plan, Metrolink, Orange Line, Transportation Funding and more…

Airport officials conducting passenger survey for Westwood FlyAway bus
Daily Breeze

Amtrak's Banner Year - Even as ridership increases, it still can't cut its losses
Wall Street Journal

Clock Again Ticking for Historic 6th Street Viaduct as Environmental Review Resumes
BlogDowntown

Cypress Park and Elysian Valley residents target train pollution and noise
Eastsider LA

Dan Walters: High-speed choo-choo to nowhere
Sacramento Bee

Denver Hits 2.2% Bicycle Commuter Mode Share for 2010
Denver Urbanism

Discounted Metro Tickets Available for Grad Students - Graduate and professional students at USC can now enjoy public transportation at a cheaper rate
Annenberg TV News

Environmental Group Sues Railroads over LA Pollution
CBS

FTA launches its revamped website (with an MTA metroliner bus photo in the upper right)
Federal Transit Administration

Government as Advocates: Expo Construction Authority Wants Your Comments to CPUC
LA Streetsblog

GPSS begins Metro savings pilot program
Daily Trojan

Green Line/LAX Update: The Sound of One Hand Clapping
CityWatch

INLAND: RTA, Omnitrans get $10.8 million in federal grants
Press Enterprise

L.A. County Finishes Bike Master Plan – Hearing Scheduled on November 16
LA Streetsblog

LaTourette introduces bipartisan bill to help public transportation (H.R. 3200) (would allow federal funding to be used for operating assistance)
Steven C. LaTourette

Metrolink cancels Orange County, Inland Empire lines for 3 weekends
CBS

Metrolink, L.A. Metro win NARP award
Metro Magazine

Orange Line Conversion to Light Rail: It can happen
LA Curbed

Strategies for Reuse of Underutilized or Vacant Airport Facilities (.pdf)
Transportation Research Board

Time to Get America Moving: Invest in Transportation Infrastructure
NRDC Switchboard

Transit-Oriented and Joint Development: Case Studies and Legal Issues (.pdf)
Transportation Research Board

U.S. Depts. of Transportation, Commerce, partner to boost domestic manufacturing
Metro Magazine

Video: Virgin Galactic Unveils Spaceport America
Wired Autopia

W.H. jobs focus roadblock to transportation funds?
Politico

Why American Commute Times Are Difficult to Compare to Other Countries
The Atlantic/Cities

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