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July 11: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (The Metro Red Line reaches the Vermont corridor)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Bill Allows Parking At Broken Meters
Culver City Patch

Commuters Could Dodge Heavy Houston Traffic With HOT Lanes

Gardena Man's Rescue Of Fellow Bus Rider's Bike Changes His Life
Los Angeles Times

Glendale City Council To Consider "Road Diet" Plan
Glendale News-Press

Infographic: The Science Of Traffic Jams
Transportation Issues Daily

Interesting Look At Drawing Discretionary Bus Riders
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Jerry's High Speed Rail: Another California Grand Sham

Most Urban Jobs Are Near Transit, But Most Workers Aren't (Los Angeles ranks #42 among U.S. metropolitan areas)
Wall Street Journal
Where The Jobs Are: Employer Access To Labor By Transit (Full report)
Los Angeles - Long Beach - Santa Ana, CA Metro Area (While 96.5% of urban jobs are near transit, only 25.4% of the labor force can reach those jobs in 90 minutes via public transit)
Employer Access To Labor By Transit: Profiles (Review statistics for all 100 top urban areas)

Opinion: Is California's High-Speed Train On Track Or Off The Rails?
Los Angeles Times

San Gabriel Valley Transit 2012: Big Fixes, Strong Measures, And Work To Be Done (16-page special advertising supplement contains discussion of the Measure R extension, Gold Line extension, Alameda Corridor East, interview with Metro Board Chair Antonovich and more )
Civic Publications

Sixth Street Bridge Design Meeting
Los Angeles Downtown News

Study Finds Los Angeles Most Congested City In North America
Market Watch
TomTom Congestion Index

Survey Says: How Thomas Jefferson Made L.A.

The Atlantic Wonders If Transit Is Failing White People (Response to yesterday's post on The Atlantic: Cities which prominently featured Los Angeles transit)
Human Transit

Top Three Ways Information Is Making Transportation More Efficient
Think Progress

Walking And Bicycling In The United States: The Who, What, Where, And Why (4p. PDF)
TR News

Welcome To The Rampture: Coping With The Wilshire/405 Closures
UCLA Newsroom

We're Still Living In The SAFETEA-LU Era For Three More Months
StreetsBlog DC

What High Speed Rail Funding Means For Southern California In The Next Decade
StreetsBlog LA

Which US States Invest The Most In Bicycle And Pedestrian Projects
Clean Technica

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