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Arcadia Gold Line, CAHSR, LA's Electric Truck Lanes, Farmers Field, BH Public Hearing, Bikes Lanes & More

30 Minutes On Mass Transit In 20 World Cities (20 maps show how far you can get from the city center via transit using the Mapnificent app)
The Atlantic: Cities

Arcadia Requests More Parking Capacity For Future Gold Line Station
Pasadena Star-News

BART Wi-Fi Still Lags After 3 Years
San Francisco Chronicle

Boxer: Highway Talks Past "Organizational Stage"; Meeting With Mica Thursday
The Hill

California High-Speed Rail Project Given Conditional Blessing
Sacramento Bee

Could Electric Truck Lanes Reduce L.A.'s Horrific Pollution? ("The eventual goal is to deploy an eHighway pilot on Southern California's Interstate 710, which handles tons of truck traffic from the ports of Long Beach and L.A.")
The Atlantic: Cities

Councilwoman: Busy Weekend "Test Case" For L.A. Stadium Project
Orange County Register

Farmers Field Developers Promise To Add Metro Station Platform After Environmental Impact Report
Southern California Public Radio

Google-Funded Pundit: Foget Transit, The Future Belongs To Robocars
StreetsBlog DC

GOP Hints It'll Part With Keystone XL Pipeline To Finish Highway Bill
The Hill

Happy Bike Month South L.A.: Trio Of New Bike Lanes Appear, More On The Way
StreetsBlog LA

How To Make Public Transportation Safer On A Shoestring Budget ("Fears are common in every city, but especially sprawling ones like Los Angeles, where riders must walk further distances to our stops, and often through less populated environments.")

Huge Shared Streets Plan Revealed For Bergamot Station Area
Curbed LA
 Road Map to Future Bergamot Circulation Drawn
Santa Monica Patch

Improved Multi-Lane Roundabout Designs For Urban Areas (284p. PDF)
New Zealand Transport Agency

Is Transportation Bill Included In Obama's Pre-Election To-Do List For Congress?
Transportation Issues Daily

Metro Public Hearing Today: BH Wants "All The Science"
Beverly Hills Patch

Metro Responds To Beverly Hills Courier Story Alleging Large Payment To Developer
The Source

New Report Finds That More Biking And Walking Does Not Increase Crash Rate

The Next Great Technology Platform: The Bicycle ("Bicycles have already become an essential part of our culture, but now they're shaping our urban and social spaces too.")
The Atlantic

Opinion: Don't Stall Innovative Transportation Networks

Rising Or Falling, Volatile Gas Prices Underscore Importance Of Transit
StreetsBlog DC

Small Solutions: West Hollywood Devises Parking Credits Plan
California Planning & Development Report

Thursday Public Hearing On Westside Subway Extension
Beverly Hills Patch

TRB 2012 Annual Meeting Highlights: Transportation -- Putting Innovation And People To Work (12p. PDF)
Transportation Research Board

World's Subway Converging On Ideal Form

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