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710 Extension Denied...Again
Canyon News

Adapting To Climate Change: Building A Network Of Solutions (4p. PDF)
TR News

Approximately 8,000 Fans Took The Expo Line To The USC-Hawai'i Game This Past Weekend
StreetsBlog LA

Best Practices For Bicycle Trail Pavement Construction And Maintenance (96p. PDF)
Illinois Center For Transportation

A Better Way To Park In Santa Monica ("An app called SaMo Park lets you see all parking structures in Santa Monica, their prices, and real-time space availability.")
Natural Resources Defense Council Switchboard Blog

Can High Speed Rail Compete With Self-Driven Cars And All The Technology Of The Future?
Singularity Hub

Chicago Unveils 1st Pedestrian Safety Plan
Chicago Tribune
Chicago Pedestrian Plan Website

China Approves 25 Urban Rail Projects To Boost Economy ("Forty Chinese cities will have subway systems by 2020, bringing the total track length to 7,000 km, 4.3 times the current length.")

Creating Walkable And Bikeable Communities: A User Guide To Developing Pedestrian And Bicycle Master Plans (84p. PDF)
Portland State University Center For Transportation Studies

Democratic Platform's Scarce Words On Transportation Fail To Inspire
StreetsBlog DC

Editorial: Hug The Space Shuttle, Not The Trees ("The cutting of hundreds of trees so the shuttle Endeavour can move from LAX to Exposition Park is actually a benefit for the cities involved.")
Los Angeles Times

Exploring Airport Employee Commute And Parking Strategies (79p. PDF)
Airport Cooperative Research Program

Expo E-News, Summer 2012 (8p. PDF: Highlights the Sheriff’s Transit Services Bureau and their work to keep the Expo Line safe, includes updates on the Expo Line Phase 1 opening community outreach efforts for the Expo Line Phase 2)
Build Expo

Fact-Checking Deval Patrick's Attack On Romney's Transpo Record
StreetsBlog DC

Health And Transportation: A Critical Intersection
U.S. DOT Fast Lane Blog

High-Speed Rail Is Definitely Green ("A recent UC Berkeley study shows that an efficient high-speed rail network in California will reduce pollution and greenhouse-gas emissions.")
East Bay Express

L.A. County Hoping To Speed Up Transit Infrastructure Construction
Better Institutions

Latest Metro Expo Line A Sluggish Disappointment For L.A. Commuters
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

Light Rail Helps Charlotte Avoid Tampa's Woes ("The two diverging paths taken by the cities has become ever more apparent these last two weeks as they have hosted the coronation parties of the Republicans and Democrats, the largest special events either city has ever hosted.")
Tampa Bay Times

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Metro's Bloody Mouth
StreetsBlog LA

[King County] Metro Prepares For "Ride Free" To Die Hard
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Next Major Real Estate Cycle: Walkable Urbanism?
The Atlantic: Cities

OCTA CEO: Educating The Next Generation Of Transportation Leaders
Metro Magazine

Officials Approve Plan For Metrolink Extension
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Op/Ed: Freeway Expansion Is A Pill For Poor Health
StreetsBlog LA

Portland: The Grid Is 30 Years Old...Thank A Planner!
Human Transit

Robot Cars Could Increase Highway Efficiency 273%: Study
NBC News

San Bernardino Train Extension Gathers Momentum
San Bernardino Sun

September Brings "Back To School" Jump In Traffic Congestion
StreetsBlog DC

A Summary Of Design, Policies And Operational Characteristics For Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes (84p. PDF)
Florida Department Of Transportation

Transit And Transit-Oriented Development: The Sweet Spot For Jobs
Huffington Post

Transportation And Globalism
Urban Land Institute

The Very Mortal Life Of City Bus Drivers
The Atlantic: Cities

VISTA Accepting Bus Cards Again
Ventura County Star

What If We Supplied Hamburgers The Same Way We Supply Roads?
StreetsBlog Network

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