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SCAG Plan, Transportation Bill, High-Speed Rail, Complete Streets, ONT Airport & More

An Agency Guide To Overcoming Unique Challenges To Localized Congestion Reduction Projects (67p. PDF)
Federal Highway Administration

Bipartisan Coalition Urges Obama To Support Six-Year Transportation Bill
Progressive Railroading

California's High-Speed Retreat From High-Speed Rail

City May Join Effort For Local Control Of ONT
Riverside Press-Enterprise

City Passes Plan To Start Un-Paving And Spiffing The LA River
Curbed LA

Combating The Myth That Complete Streets Are Too Expensive
StreetsBlog DC

Council OKs Plan To Revive Riverfront
Los Angeles Daily News

Downtown History: The Big Life Of Prudent Beaudry -- Remembering An Early Mayor And Major Landowner Of Downtown ("Beaudry was also involved in the Second Street Cable Railway Company, which provided cable car service for the outlying community of Angelino Heights, connecting it with Downtown.")
Los Angeles Downtown News

Farmers Field Traffic Congestion Could Be Stemmed With Mass Transit Tickets
Huffington Post

FHWA Transportation And Civil Rights Symposium Keeps An Important Conversation Going
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Program

Get There For Free With Metro's Holiday Fares
Everything Long Beach

HopStop Data Reveals Top Urban Travel Trends
Hop Stop

In London, Riding The Underground Turns Into A Game

Is There A Secret $50 Billion To Fund Transportation Bill?
Transportation Issues Daily

LaHood Seeks Federal Texting-While-Driving Ban
USA Today

Las Vegas Monorail Serves 50 Millionth Rider
Progressive Railroading

Margo And Hall Join School Board, Goldberg Assumes Board Presidency ("Top 12 goals for the coming year" include "Stop the Metropolitan Transportation Authority from tunneling under BHHS as part of the Westside Subway Extension, even if that means stopping the subway from being built.")
Beverly Hills Patch

Pasadena Moves To End Red Light Camera Program
Pasadena Star-News

Pomona's 71 Freeway/Mission Blvd. Interchange Is Fully Open
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Public Transportation Ridership Continues To Grow; Agencies Continue To Raise Fares And Cut Service ("Alexander in Los Angeles described to us how cuts have affected him.")
Transportation For America

Senate Republicans Suggest Ways To Fill $12 Billion Gap In Highway Bill
Land Line

So. Cal Approves Transportation/Sustainability Plan ("The Regional Council of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) unanimously approved the release of its Draft 2012-2035 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS) for public review and comment. The draft presents a long-term strategic investment plan for transportation and housing through 2035.")
Metro Magazine

Teamwork In U.S. Railroad Operations (136p. PDF)
U.S. Transportation Research Board Circular

University Avenue To Trousdale Parkway: A Brief History (video : brief history of street adjacent to USC featuring "then and now" photographs)
KCET via YouTube

USB Sticks Lost By Railway Commuters Are Unencrypted And Often Infected
IT World

Why We Should Consider A Per-Mile Road Tax

Would Roads Be Safer And Greener Without Red Lights?

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