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Amtrak's Chief Engineer Joins High Speed Rail Authority
Central Valley Business Times

Anaheim Council Backs Streetcar Plan ("Plan to run streetcars between transportation hub and popular tourist attractions could be running by 2018.")
Orange County Register

Beverly Hills City Council Votes 4-1 To "Not Take A Position In Support Of Measure J"
Beverly Hills Courier

Caltrans To Take up I-405 Widening Proposals
Orange County Register

Can Cities Be "Resilient" And "Sustainable" At The Same Time? ("The urban areas of the next 100 years will have to be both. But that’s tricky.")

City Officials Announce Final Design For New 6th Street Bridge
Blog Downtown

Construction Authority Board Endorses Measure J
Metro Gold Line Foothill Construction Authority

Developer In Gold Line Dispute With City Releases Letter On Lawsuit
Monrovia Patch

Expanded 405 In OC Won't Have Toll Lanes Because County Doesn't Know What To Do With Money
Curbed LA

FHWA Helps Cities And Towns Land Bike/Ped Funding
StreetsBlog DC

Gold Line Bridge Work Prompts 210 Freeway Closure
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Long Beach Airport Unveils New Terminal
StreetsBlog LA

Methodologies To Estimate The Economic Impacts Of Disruptions To The Goods Movement System (105p. PDF)
National Cooperative Highway Research Program

Metro Rail Ridership Is Way Up, Buses Flat
LA Observed

Miss Subways Of Yore Return To Pose For The Cameras At A New Transit Museum Show
Capital New York

Obama Visit To "Tonight Show" Could Snarl Traffic, LAPD Says ("Police are urging drivers to avoid streets near Los Angeles International Airport and NBC studios in Burbank beginning Wednesday evening.")
Los Angeles Times

Rare Glimpse Into Port Operations Draws Thousands
Long Beach Post

SFMTA To Combine Contracts For Its Central Subway Project
San Francisco Chronicle

Torrance Transit To Unveil Two New Bus Routes
Daily Breeze

Underground Scene: New York's Subway Back In The Day (vintage photos from the 1940s to 1960s)

What's The Best Way To Figure Out What Bike Riders Really Want
The Atlantic: Cities

Why It Matters: Infrastructure ("From bridges to broadband, America's infrastructure is supposed to be speeding along commerce, delivering us to work and piping energy and water into our homes and businesses. But just repairing all the breakdowns and potholes would cost tens of billions more than we're currently spending each year. Experts warn the resulting infrastructure and innovation deficit is jeopardizing our global economic competitiveness. Traditionally nonpartisan territory, spending for transportation and other megaprojects is now routinely caught up in politics, with Democrats and Republicans divided over how to pay for public works and which ones.")
Associated Press

Work Officially Begins At Site Of LA's Second Tallest Tower
Curbed LA

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