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January 11: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Be Our Guess: Expo Line Opening Early April?

California Republicans Move To Derail High Speed Rail

Communication Pros Describe Barriers To Innovation
Talking Transportation

Critics Worry High-Speed Rail Approvals Will Be Fast-Tracked
California Watch

Decision 2012: GOP Candidates On Infrastructure ("This webpage will serve as a one-stop-shop for the candidates’ public comments regarding transportation and infrastructure investment and reforms.")
Building America's Future

Dianne Feinstein Urges Moving High-Speed Rail To Caltrans
Sacramento Bee

Do You Have A Burning Question For Ray LaHood?
Transportation For America

Federal Officials Recommend Full Funding For BART Extension To San Jose
Silicon Valley Mercury News

Gas Prices Spike Nationwide, Leaving LA Wallets Emptiest
Southern California Public Radio

High Desert Corridor To Be Discussed In Public Forums

High-Speed Rail Authority Press Secretary Bound For Wal-Mart
Sacramento Bee

An Inventory Of The Criticisms Of High-Speed Rail With Suggested Responses And Counterpoints (88p. PDF)

L.A. Assesses Cost Of Shuttering Redevelopment Agency ("If the city keeps its staff and finishes its projects, the price tag would be more than $109 million. City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana is instructed to begin the process of laying off 192 redevelopment employees.")
Los Angeles Times

Long Beach City Council At Crossroads On New Rail Yard
Long Beach Business Journal

Metro-City Seek Closer Relationship To Move Measure R Projects
StreetsBlog LA

[D.C.] Metro Plans To Hire 1,000 New Workers As It Considers Fare Hikes
Washington Post

Orange Line Shuffle (Temporary relocation of three current busway stops during the week of Jan. 21)
Curbed LA

Report Maps Out How New Transit Can Benefit Disadvantaged Communities
StreetsBlog DC

Rojas' Next Act: "Rethinking Glendale Boulevard" Is This Saturday
StreetsBlog LA

A Seismic Shift For The Subway: Closing Lines For Night Repairs
New York Times

Senate Requests Trio Of Transit Related Reports From GAO
StreetsBlog LA

Senator Dianne Feinstein Wants To Save CA High Speed Rail -- As Republican Assemblywoman Tries To Kill It
Transportation Nation

Success Factors In The Reduction Of Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Incidents (4p. PDF)
Federal Railroad Administration

TOD And Climate Change Webinar (January 17)
Reconnecting America

Transit Fare Collection Moves Closer To Open, Mobile In 2012
NFC News

Transit Stations May Actually Cut Down On Crime
The Atlantic: Cities

Transportation Research Board 2011 Annual Report (76p. PDF)
U.S. Transportation Research Board

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