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CEQA, 7th & Broadway, BRT Embraced Nationwide, 710, CAHSR, Parking Meters, Strollers & Shopping Carts & More

August 2: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (Metro honors a local U.S. Congressman and renames a transit station for him)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Applauding The Parking Meter Reversal In San Pedro And Wilmington
Los Angeles Daily News

Are PPPs The Way To Fund High-Speed Rail Construction?
International Railway Journal

Bus Rapid Transit Gaining Traction Despite Concerns ("Localities from San Francisco to Jacksonville, Fla., are embracing bus rapid transit -- even if not everyone in the transportation community is sold on the idea.")

City Abandons Plan To Take Brentwood Sidewalk Space For Bus Only Lanes
StreetsBlog LA

Council Adds 710 Freeway Voice ("Despite Metro request for non-elected leaders, city officials join committee.")
La Cañada Valley Sun

Editorial: A Second Bullet Train Fiasco Looms
San Diego Union-Tribune

Editorial: Make It Urban ("As Los Angeles makes major strides in redeveloping its core, Sam Lubell offers a reminder that the urban pattern must be preserved.")
Architect's Newspaper

Foothill Freeway Sound Wall Design Gets Going ("Two barriers along Meadow Grove area should be in place by 2014, officials say.")
La Cañada Valley Sun

Governor Brown Advocates For CEQA Reform To Address Climate Change
California High Speed Rail Blog

LaBonge Wants Safety Study Of Deadly Intersection Near Park La Brea
StreetsBlog LA

Looking For Gold: Re-Imagining Public Engagement Through Crowdsourcing
Talking Transportation

The Lowdown On Shopping Carts And Strollers On Metro Buses
USC Annenberg Intersections South LA

Needed For Transit: A Sense Of Fun
Better Cities & Towns

Opinion: Piece Of Mind -- Magical Thinking Doesn't Drown The Freeway Noise
La Cañada Valley Sun

Sales Tax Collections Rebounding ("The Measure A half-cent sales tax in Riverside County and Measure I in San Bernardino County bring in about a quarter-billion dollars annually for road widening, transit service and even paving your local streets and roads.")
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Seventh & Broadway: Photos Of Downtown's Crossroads Through The Decades (Numerous historic photos illustrate the story of what was once the busiest intersection in the world)
LA as Subject via KCET

Streetcar Tax Goes To Voters
Los Angeles Downtown News

Three Keys To Success With Next Federal Transportation Bill
Transportation Issues Daily

Two Tales About TIGER Grants

What AASHTO, NACO And Other Acronyms Tell Us About The Future Of Professional Guidance

White House Honors California High-Speed Rail Leader For Innovation
Los Angeles Times

Will JetBlue Offer BUR-LGB Flights For Carmageddon II?

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