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Artificial Intelligence Applications To Critical Transportation Issues (156p. PDF)
Transportation Research Board

Bev Hills School District, Bleeding Money, Files Another Lawsuit Against The Subway
Curbed LA
BHUSD Files Federal Suit Against Westside Subway Extension
Beverly Hills Courier

City Approves Huge Universal Studios Expansion
Curbed LA

DC's Massive New Transportation Experiment Starts Tomorrow
The Atlantic: Cities

Doing The Math On "Lexus Lanes" ("Congestion pricing pencils out for those who want to travel faster. And it takes some of the burden of funding transit off the poor.")
Los Angeles Times

East L.A. Festival Mixes Bicycling, Safety & Fun ("The festival is part of a $9 million project designed to encourage and improve pedestrian and bicycle access to Gold Line station in East L.A.")
Eastsider LA

Florida And California Transportation Projects Named Best In Country: $10,000 Prizes Awarded For Innovative Bridge Replacement And Strong Communications Plan ("The California Department of Transportation earned the judges' Grand Prize award for its I-405/Sepulveda Pass—Mulholland Bridge Demolition project (better known as "Carmageddon").")
AASHTO Press Release

Kansas City Citizens Help Fund Civic Project With Donations ("Right now, he's working on getting local businesses involved in raising $75 million for the new streetcar system.")
American Public Media Marketplace

Los Angeles Walks Moseys Into Leimert Park, Speaks With Residents About Aspirations For Their Neighborhoods
StreetsBlog LA

OCTA CEO Will Kempton Announces Retirement ("Kempton, who has led OCTA since August 2009, has accepted the position of executive director for Transportation California and plans to leave the agency on Feb. 28.")

O.C. Transportation Chief Applies The Breaks
San Juan Capistrano Patch

One For The Dustbin: The 85th Percentile In Traffic Engineering
StreetsBlog Network

Opinion: New DOT Chief Could Set Tone For Transportation
Bloomberg via Tampa Bay Online

Pains, Trains And Automobiles ("Commuters trying to get to and from Manhattan are faced with hours-long ordeals after Superstorm Sandy shut down many transit options, overloading the remaining lines.")
Los Angeles Times

Pasadena Considers Whether To Host NFL Team At Rose Bowl ("The City Council plans a hearing to discuss whether the infusion of revenue would be worth the traffic and noise that games would produce.")
Los Angeles Times

Poll: Who Should Be The Next U.S. Transportation Secretary?
StreetsBlog DC

Settlement Reached Between Homeowners, LADOT On Expo Bikeway
StreetsBlog LA

Should The Feds Have A Unit To Support Public-Private Partnerships?
Next American City

Toll Unsettles Los Angeles Motorists Used To "Free" In Freeways
New York Times

Why Are Mass-Transit Mobile Sites Such A Pain In The Seat?
Read Write Web

Will Driverless Cars Dominate Our Future?
National Geographic

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