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Measure J Post-Mortems, Post-Election Transpo Forecast, ACE, Bike Lanes, Headlines History & More

November 8: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (The Transportation Headlines began seven years ago today. After 2,000+ posts and more than one million emails, a look back at how it began)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Bikelash On Motor Avenue Bike Lanes? Palms Neighborhood Council, Koretz Will Get An Earful Tonight
StreetsBlog LA

Derrota De La Medida J Es Motivo De CelebraciĆ³n El LA
La OpiniĆ³n

Curbed LA

Election Reveals Who Will Shape The Next Transportation Bill
StreetsBlog DC

A Good Year For California HSR Gets Even Better
California High Speed Rail Blog

LADOT Celebrates Los Angeles As A Bicycle Friendly Community At MacArthur Park
LADOT Bike Blog

L.A. Mayor Undaunted As Transit Tax Measure Lags ("With Measure J just short of the needed two-thirds majority, Villaraigosa says there are some 'very innovative' other ideas for accelerating transportation funding.")
Los Angeles Times

Measure J Defeated; Voters Void Metro's "Blank Check" (According to the numbers here, Beverly Hills residents voted 57% in favor of Measure J)
Beverly Hills Courier

Measure J Fails To Get Two-Thirds Majority
Monrovia Patch

Measure J Fails: Transportation Sales Tax Extension Fails To Get Necessary Voter Support
Huffington Post

Measure J's "Rejection" Was Not An Anti-Transit Vote
StreetsBlog LA

Measure J: Transit Tax Falling Short Of Two-Thirds Majority
Los Angeles Daily News

Mixed Bag For Closely-Watched Local Transit Races
StreetsBlog DC

More Gridlock For Transportation?

Nearly 70% Of Transit Measures Pass
Metro Magazine

Obama Victory Likely To Preserve Highway, Amtrak Funding
The Hill

Our View: COG Must Let The ACE Go
Pasadena Star-News

This DIY Traffic Counter Could Change Everything About Transportation Planning ("The little orange gizmo with a tube attached is called TrafficCOM (that’s COM for “community” and “computer”), and it allows users to measure the volume, rate, and speed of traffic on any street, then upload the data for immediate sharing.")
The Atlantic: Cities

Transportation Observers Unclear On LaHood's Future
The Hill

Villaraigosa Ties Measure J Loss To Voter Confusion, Preoccupied Unions
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

Why Do Sidewalks Predict Whom We'll Vote For?

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