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Bullet-Train Builders Covering Their Tracks? ("Beleaguered high-speed rail authority mulls destroying emails after 90 days.")
Orange County Register

Cheviot Homeowners File Second Suit Against Expo Bikeway
StreetsBlog LA

Commentary: Fear Plays Too Big A Role In Subway Discussion
Beverly Hills Patch

Creating An Effective Program To Advance Transportation System Management And Operations (18p. PDF)
Federal Highway Administration

Fearless Prediction: Metro Will Pass The Westside Subway Route Under Beverly Hills High School
StreetsBlog LA

Group That Backed Downtown Stadium Criticizes Environmental Report ("The Natural Resources Defense Council says the document on the proposed football stadium failed to fully analyze traffic-related health risks.")
Los Angeles Times

How Can 13 Miles Of The 405 Cause So Much Trouble?
LA Observed

It's Official: Arcadia's Colorado Boulevard Starts Four-Week Closure Wednesday
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

L.A.'s Changing Skyline: A Brief History Of Skyscrapers In The City Of Angels
LA As Subject via KCET

Los Angeles And The Case For Transit-Oriented Development (Part 1 of 3 : "This is the first in a three-part series on Transit Oriented Development and Los Angeles. Today’s piece is an introduction and a look at Metro’s role. Tomorrow looks at the history of TOD on the Red Line. Friday examines what L.A. has to do to embrace true Transit Oriented Development.")
StreetsBlog LA

Los Angeles City Council OKs Financing Deal For Alameda Corridor
Los Angeles Times

Metro Board May Vote On Subway Tunnel Today
Beverly Hills Weekly

Metro Board Meets Thursday On Westside Subway Extension
Westwood-Century City Patch

MTA Pact With Japanese Firm Complies With Rules, U.S. Says ("Federal Transit Administration rejects assertions by labor, activists and competitors that the deal to build rail cars violates 'Buy America' requirements.")
Los Angeles Times

NIMBYs, Design Flaws, History, And Rail Transit ("Even as the Los Angeles Times -- and plenty of transit riders -- celebrated the opening of the first leg of the Expo Line toward Santa Monica, unknowns lingered for rail transit in L.A.")

O.C. Freeways Among Most Congested
Orange County Register

One More Time: Here Are 4.6 Billion Reasons To Support Bike Infrastructure
StreetsBlog DC

States Eye New Tolls To Fund Highways
Associated Press

Swept Up In Parking Ticket Mania
Los Angeles Times

Tea Party Republicans Take Aim At Bike-Ped Funding In Conference
StreetsBlog DC

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