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January 19: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

5 Films About Los Angeles Bike Culture (video : January 20-21 screenings, Vista Theater Hollywood)
Funwunce via Vimeo

Beverly Hills Trenching 80 Percent Complete; No Active Faults Found So Far (p. 7 of 20p. PDF)
Beverly Hills Weekly

Boxer: More Transportation Money Needed In Inland Empire

Brown Asks California To Cheer Rail Project
New York Times

"California Is On The Mend": Governor Jerry Brown ("RBC Capital Markets says that while California's economy is "still weak," it is "increasingly showing signs of stabilization.”)

Central Subway Funds Get A Key OK: Lee Says Federal Officials Give Green Light To Project
San Francisco Chronicle

Clean Energy Paving The Way For Major Transportation Project
OC Metro

County Wide Bike Share? Metro Committee Says, "Yes, We Can"
StreetsBlog LA

Few Cities Have Regained Jobs They Lost, Report Finds ("Only 26 of the nation’s 363 metropolitan areas had recovered their lost jobs by the end of 2011, and only 26 more are projected to recover them by end of this year.")
New York Times
U.S. Metro Economies: 2012 Employment Forecast And The Impact Of Exports (91p. PDF)
U.S. Conference Of Mayors

Gov. Jerry Brown Pitches New Taxes, Budget Cuts At City Hall, Burbank
Los Angeles Daily News

Gov. Jerry Brown's State Of State Speech Puts Focus On Big Projects ("In an upbeat State of the State address, Gov. Jerry Brown pushes bullet-train funding despite budget cuts.")
Los Angeles Times

Governor Jerry Brown, In State Of State, Makes Impassioned Case For High Speed Rail
Transportation Nation

High-Speed Rail Helps Students, State
USC Daily Trojan

Jerry Brown Breathes New Life Into High-Speed Rail
The Atlantic: Cities

L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Calls On Feds To Invest In Urban Areas
Los Angeles Daily Beast

Los Angeles Doubles Down On Exports
The Atlantic: Cities

Next-Generation Intelligent Transportation Systems And The "Digital Divide"

No Longer On National Stage, Jerry Brown Addresses California's Needs ("His State of the State speech shows that he's a full-time governor without ambitions for higher political office. But the old 'Gov. Moonbeam' emerges to back the bullet train.")
Los Angeles Times

O.C. Completes Effort To Silence Trains
Orange County Register

One Ride At A Time: Bringing Bike Love To Angelenos Everywhere (Article launches a new bi-weekly column)

Pedestrian Safety: How Innovative Tech Could Save Your Life

Sonoratown: Downtown L.A.'s Forgotten Neighhborhood
LA as Subject via KCET

Traffic In LA: Most Vulerable Angelinos At Risk
Soap Box LA

Trains Passing Some Orange County Homes Will Stop Blasting Horns
Los Angeles Times

Translating The American Highway System Into A Subway Map
The Atlantic: Cities

Your Stroller Wheels, On The Bus (Easier stroller access to transit could increase usage, as in Copenhagen where parents traveling with strollers are readily accommodated)

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