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June 1: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (The west San Fernando Valley loses rail service)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

6 Handy Mobile Apps For City Transit

Baucus: Full 5-Year Transportation Re-Authorization Unlikely, For Now
Transportation Nation

BH Files Separate Westside Subway Lawsuit
Beverly Hills Patch

A Boyle Heights Punk Rocker Takes On The Freeways Of LA ("Those journeys onboard city buses and Metro trains informs a lot of the material on “The New Los Angeles Part I: Through The Eyes Of A Bus Rider,” the latest album by Solis’ band It’s Casual.")
Southern California Public Radio

Bikeification of LA's Civic Center Hits This June
Curbed LA

Broad Coalition Urges Congress To Support Local Control Of Bike-Ped Funds
StreetsBlog DC

Buses Aren't An Alternative To High Speed Rail
California High Speed Rail Blog

California Cities Lose Battle With State For Property Tax Funds
Los Angeles Times

City Of Beverly Hills Files CEQA Suit On Westside Subway In Addition To BHUSD
Beverly Hills Courier

A Closer Look At The New Los Angeles St. Bike Lanes
LADOT Bike Blog

Clues Hint At Souring Negotiations In Transpo Bill Conference
StreetsBlog DC

Downtown L.A. Park To Open This Summer ("The 12-acre Grand Park will stretch from City Hall to Bunker Hill. Its completion marks the first step in an ambitious effort to revitalize the civic center.")
Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Officials Need To Let Drivers Know ASAP The Dates For Carmageddon, The Sequel
Los Angeles Daily News

Expo Line Landscapting Lunacy
Huffington Post

EXPOsing The Other Ex Officio Expo Line Board Member: YOU

The Federal Role In Transportation: Four Ideas For Greater Federal Involvement
Eno Center For Transportation

Highway Safety Manual Training Materials (27p. PDF)
National Cooperative Highway Research Program

Metrolink Board Raises Monthly Pass Rate By $20.25
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Model Railway Supplier Becomes President Of Orange Empire Railway Museum
Black Voice News

Not So Fast, Metro! Beverly Hills School District Files Lawsuit Against Westside Subway Approval

Rethinking The Economics Of Traffic Congestion ("Traffic is not an economic problem. It’s an indicator of a healthy urban economy.")
The Atlantic: Cities

The Risky Business Of Parking Lot Creation
The Atlantic: Cities

RTA Receives $9 Million For Bus Replacement
Riverside Press-Enterprise

San Gabriel Valley Cities, Legislators Want Gold Line Foothill Extension Included In New Measure R Plans
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

State Transportation Officials Press For Action In Highway Bill Talks
The Hill

Toll Lanes On 110 Freeway Expected To Be Ready By November
Los Angeles Times

Urban Land Institute Offers 3rd Annual TOD Summit Next Week
StreetsBlog LA
TOD Summit 2012
Urban Land Institute Los Angeles

Why I Drive
New York Magazine

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