Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

11/03/2011

Metro Late Night Trains, LA Streetcar, DesertXpress, Burbank's Monorail, CAHSR, 710 Freeway, SGV Smart Growth & More

2012 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) / Sustainable Communities Strategy (SCS) Presentation (54p. PDF)
Southern California Association Of Governments

All Aboard The Train To...Victorville?
Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Best Cities To Live In If You Don't Have A Car (The Los Angeles Metropolitan Area is in the top 10)
The Blaze

Burbank's Aerial Monorail Of The Future
Smithsonian

California's High-Speed Rail Costs Soar, But Proponents Say There's "No Choice" But To Build
Transportation Nation

Can Obama's High-Speed Rail Plans Survive California Sticker Shock?
Christian Science Monitor

Candidate Q&A -- The 710 Freeway: A Discussion With City Council Candidates
South Pasadena Patch

Chaos Or Choice?: How We See L.A. Guides Its Future ("If Los Angeles is mostly planned, then city officials should find a trajectory through its history of built forms to sustain that history, since what we've made of Los Angeles is what we've chosen to become. If Los Angeles is mostly unplanned, then urban planners should mitigate the error by guiding (constraining?) the built environment toward other forms, since what we've become was a false choice.")
KCET

The Death Row Of Urban Highways
The Atlantic: Cities

Ensuring America's Freedom Of Movement: A National Security Imperative To Reduce U.S. Oil Dependence (64p. PDF)
CNA

Final Report: Recommended TDM Strategies & Actions For The City Of Los Angeles (80p. PDF : transportation demand management)
Southern California Association Of Governments

A Hard Road For The Poor Who Need Cars: Few Programs Are Available To Help Low-Income Workers Get Behind The Wheel (Part 3 of 3)
Los Angeles Times

High-Speed Rail: Jerry Brown's Big Move To The Future
Huffington Post

Historic Recreation Or Modern Monument: Design For 6th Street Viaduct Still Up For Debate
Blog Downtown

How Will The House Answer The Senate's Transportation Funding Bill?
StreetsBlog DC

In Defense Of Publicly-Owned Metros
The Atlantic: Cities

Integrating California's Transportation Future: California Interregional Blueprint Interim Report Stakeholder Workshops (2p. PDF : workshop : Los Angeles Caltrans District 7 Office : November 8)
Southern California Association Of Governments
California Interregional Blueprint Progress Report Executive Summary (4p. PDF)
Caltrans

Metro Set To Promote Ten Minute Late Night Trains For Red, Purple And Blue Lines ("Metro will be holding a press conference on Tuesday to unveil "More Trains More Often," a service that will run trains on the Red, Purple and Blue lines every 10 minutes until midnight. Currently, trains on each line run every 20 minutes during that time. Service on all lines stops by 1am.")
Blog Downtown

Obama Takes 30 Minutes To Pitch Transportation Jobs Bill In DC
Transportation Nation
Recent Examples Of The Economic Benefits From Investing In Infrastructure
(22p. PDF)
Executive Office Of The President Of The United States

Opinion: Smart Growth In San Gabriel Valley ("The future is smart growth and, especially with the huge Measure R-funded investment in 12 rail lines, more transit-oriented development, as well as downtown revitalizations, mixed-use, infill development, more bike lanes, wider sidewalks.")
Pasadena Star-News

Opinion: Will Brown Stop "Fast" Train To Fiscal Ruin?
Los Angeles Daily News

Plan For High-Speed Rail More Realistic And Pricey
San Francisco Chronicle

Regional Transportation Plan Could Mean More Buses & Bikes: Southern California Might Want That
Southern California Public Radio

Security & All Hazards Preparedness, Response, And Recovery Activities: TRB's All Hazards Context For Coordinated, All Modes, Security-Related Research (148p. PDF : November 2011)
U.S. Transportation Research Board

Security Improvements Urged For LAX: Emergency Management, Security Of Its Facilities And The Airport Police Needs Improvement, A New Study By A Panel Of Experts Says
Los Angeles Times
Report Of The Mayor's Blue Ribbon Panel On Airport Security (162p. PDF)
Mayor's Blue Ribbon Panel

Still No Straight Route To Confidence In Bullet Train: It's Hard To Know If This Is Perhaps The Last, Best Chance To Develop High-Speed Rail In California Or Just Daydreamers Playing With Our Money
Los Angeles Times

Streetcar Briefing Update (tonight : Caltrans District 7 Office)
LA Streetcar
Final Screening Of Alternatives Briefing Package

Survey: Southern California Voters Want More Transit, Balk At More Highways
StreetsBlog LA

Transit Choice: $98.5B For High-Speed Rail vs. $170B For Roads, Runways
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal

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