Transportation Headlines on


Expo Lawsuit, Union Station, Beverly Hills Subway, WeHo Maglev, Measure R+, 710 Fwy, MAP-21 & More

August 9: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (The Southern California Regional Rail Authority, parent agency of Metrolink, is formed)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

California Geological Survey Says BHUSD Report Does Not Adequately Assess Potential Seismic Issues At Beverly High (p. 4)
Beverly Hills Weekly

Congress' $20 Billion Tech Mandate: Make Trains Safer
Information Week

Derision Grows For Caltrans 710 Study That Argues For Massive Road Widening For Cleaner Air
StreetsBlog LA

Documenting And Preserving L.A.'s Olympic History
LA as Subject via KCET

Editorial: California Voters Face A Very Taxing Ballot Election Day -- With At Least 3 Initiatives
Los Angeles Daily News

Heathrow's Pod System Could Be Rolled Out To Other Airports
Airport World

Maglev Tube Transit Company Wants To Build Pilot In WeHo
Curbed LA

Metro Sorcerers Cast Spells Over 710 Expansion
Flying Pigeon LA

Monster Pothole In 405 Construction Zone Flattens Hella Tires, Backs Up Traffic For Miles
LA Weekly

Navigating MAP-21: How Much Money Will My State Get?
League Of American Cyclists

Olympic Cities: London Rethinks Its Iconic Underground Signage
This Big City

Opinion: A Golden State Train Wreck (George F. Will)
Washington Post

Our View: Westside Pols Game The East ("We are not against a major concentration on Downtown Los Angeles as a hub for rail transit, or against the Subway to the Sea. We are against L.A. city officials eating our metaphorical lunch, one we've paid for, by continuing to nickel-and- dime the Gold Line extension and Alameda Corridor transit issues important to our region.")
Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena Residents Express Strong Opposition To 710 Plan
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Supremes Will Hear Case In Neighbors For Smart Rail vs. Expo Construction Authority
StreetsBlog LA

Torrance Signs Off On Design For New $21M Transit Center
Daily Breeze

Voter ID Laws Marginalize People Without A Car
StreetsBlog DC

What Will LA Metro's Future Union Station Look Like? (How will the station's emerging master plan accommodate high-speed rail and development? Martha Welborne, Executive Director for Countywide Planning at Metro, discusses)
KPCC Southern California Public Radio

What's Up With Wayfinding?
LADOT Bike Blog

Worry At Both Ends Of Long Beach Freeway ("From Pasadena to the ports, residents are worried about plans to expand and extend the Long Beach Freeway.")
NBC Los Angeles

What are transportation community leaders around the nation tweeting about today? Check out the Metro Library Twitter Dailyour online digest in newspaper format updated every day.

We invite you to visit Metro's The Sourceyour window to what's happening with agency news, funding and policy issues, and how to get the most out of transit and Los Angeles.