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After Tolls Rise, Less Traffic And More Train Riders Into Manhattan
New York Times

Another Delay: Will There Ever Be A New Reauthorization?
StreetsBlog DC

The Best Smart Growth Plans In America
The Atlantic: Cities

Bicycle Plan Considered For Malibu
Malibu Times

Buy America House Bill Could Boost American Businesses That Build Transportation Components
Transportation For America

California High-Speed Rail Authority Spends Millions To Polish Image
Sacramento Bee

Cooperation Asked For Spring Street Bike Lane Touch Up
Blog Downtown

Dems Want "Buy America" Provisions In Highway Bill
The Hill

Eyes On The Street: Green Light For Bikes In Santa Monica
StreetsBlog LA

FHWA Cuts Red Tape, Frees State DOTs To Deploy Innovative Solutions
AASHTO Press Release

For Transit Agencies, Terrorists Are Moving Targets: Riders' Eyes And Ears Among Most Critical Defenses For Rail Systems
In Transition

From Our L.A. Examiner Collection: Photos Of Past L.A.-Area Wind Damage
USC Libraries

Happy Critical Infrastructure Protection Month (includes link to White House proclamation)
Transportation Nation

High-Speed Rail Authority Spending Millions On PR
San Francisco Chronicle

House Pushes Highway And Transit Reauthorization Bill Back To 2012
AASHTO Journal

House, Senate Not Likely To Agree On Long-Term Transportation Bill This Year
National League Of Cities

Is Smarter Transportation A Slippery Slope To Public Transit?
Digital Communities

L.A. Faces $72-Million Shortfall: Officials Call For Cuts To Police, City Attorney's Office, Street Services, And Elsewhere. The Costs Of Cleaning Up After Windstorms And The Occupy L.A. Encampment Could Add To The Red Ink
Los Angeles Times

LADOT: Building A Bus Only Lane Isn't As Easy As It Sounds
StreetsBlog LA

Land Use Panel To Suggest Changes For Area Around Union Station
Blog Downtown
Advisory Services Panel --Union Station, Los Angeles (December 4-9)
Urban Land Institute

A New Challenge For This Politician (Retinitis pigmentosa is slowly robbing Ventura Mayor Bill Fulton of his sight. In a few months he will move to Washington, D.C., where he has a nephew with the affliction and where the mass transit system will allow him to lead a normal live without driving)
Los Angeles Times

New Understanding Of Pricing Impacts On Travel

NY MTA Wants Apps On Getting Around, But Key Data Still Hidden
Transportation Nation

Older People Are A Larger Portion Of U.S. Population (Elderly people are now a greater portion of the population than at any time since the government began keeping track, with those age 65 and older rising to 13 percent of the population over the past decade)
New York Times

Opinion: Here Comes Our Stuff -- But How It Gets To The Dock And Beyond Should Concern Californians
Sacramento Bee

Reframing The Planning Discussion (Robin Rather, CEO of Collective Strength, speaks about how planners can build support for planning in their communities and counter critics)
American Planning Association

The Transportation Planning Rule Every City Should Reform
The Atlantic: Cities

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