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November 30: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (Grand opening ceremonies for Los Angeles' first subway...in 1925, and officials get a first look at a model light rail car for the coming Metro Blue Line)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

2022: Cheap Flights, More Rail And Hands-Free Cars

Battle Over Crenshaw Line Gets National Nod From New York Times
StreetsBlog LA

Bullet Train Chief, Critic Have Dueling Views At San Jose Forum
Silicon Valley Mercury News

California's Urban, Transportation Policies Contribute To Children's Asthma
Environmental Health News

Caltrans Agrees To Greater Public Scrutiny Of Expert Panels
Sacramento Bee

Could LA's Transit Measure Still Pass?
Architect's Newspaper

Deficient Silver Lake / Atwater Bridge Could Get Major Redesign
Curbed LA
City Proposing Upgrade The Glendale Hyperion Bridge
Los Feliz Ledger

Fate Of Crenshaw Line's Leimert Park Station Announced Soon
Curbed LA

Hurricane Sandy Was "Largest Mass Transit Disaster In Our Nation's History," Says Senator ("Four out of 10 of the nation’s transit riders had their commutes disrupted by the storm, many still today.")
Transportation Nation

Mobile Ticketing Coming To MBTA Boats & More Commuter Trains, Riders Can Purchase Monthly Passes

New House Transpo Chairman May Have Open Mind On Revenue And Rail
Next American City

Praise For New York's Bus Rapid Transit
Human Transit

Quality Of Life And Visitor Experience: Public Transportation And Pedestrian-Friendliness (The annual "America's Favorite Cities" survey category ranks Los Angeles #33 out of 35 cities)
Travel And Leisure

Seven Ways To Make Bike-Share More Accessible
StreetsBlog Network

Site-Based Video System Design And Development (96p. PDF : "Documents the development of a Site Observer, a prototype system capable of capturing vehicle movements through intersections by using a site-based video imaging system.")
Strategic Highway Research Program

What Would Meaningful Amtrak Reform Look Like?
StreetsBlog DC

Where The Middle Class Spends 75% Of Its Income On Housing And Transport (Chart showing housing and transportation costs for 25 U.S. metropolitan areas -- Riverside is #2 and Los Angeles ranks #4)
The Atlantic: Cities

Will Kempton, OCTA's Retiring Chief, Sees Reign End With Hefty Bus Fare Increases
OC Weekly

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