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August 15: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (Division 9 is born)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

710 Freeway traffic figures doubted
Glendale News Press

Advice for Passing a Massive Infrastructure Referendum
The Atlantic: Cities

Airline cites ONT's prohibitive costs for not moving flights there
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Brazil: $69B in transport investments by 2014
CBS News

Getting America’s Freight Back on the Move: A Plan for Investing in Our Freight Infrastructure
Center for American Progress

High-speed rail forum brings together contractors, small businesses
Fresno Bee

How Paul Ryan’s Budget Would Further Undermine America’s Crumbling Infrastructure
Think Progress

LA Cars Are Burning Cleaner: Some Pollutants Down 98 Percent

L.A. officials move to reduce parking requirements in parts of the city
Los Angeles Times

LA's Got Lines! (music video on Metro rail and fixed guideway system)

Longtime Valley activist Ruth Richter, who owned motorcycle shop in Winnetka, dies at 89 
Daily News
(former SCRTD Board Member, pictured here at the MetroRail groundbreaking.  Read more on page 2 of this June 1976 edition of Headway Newsmagazine, Ruth Ricther: A Lady in Transportation)

Muni’s all-door boarding reduces dwell time
he Transit Wire

Opportunity to share opinions on railway to Redlands extended
San Bernardino Sun

Residents show disdain for 710 plans on social media sites
Pasadena Sun

Riverside Transit: Bus system wants to shrink reliance on Dial-A-Ride
Press Enterprise

Sin City Express: Loan might make dream of high-speed train to Las Vegas a reality
Whittier Daily News

Streetcar Plans Plow Ahead: Cities Use Federal Funding to Back New Routes but Some Call Projects a Waste
Wall Street Journal

Union Pacific to Test 25 Cleaner Experimental Locomotives in California
Tree Hugger

Updated: Pasadena City Council unanimously votes to oppose 710 extension routes
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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