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February 22: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (I-405 carpool lanes open through the Sepulveda Pass)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

The 2013 Mayoral Candidate Interview Series
StreetsBlog LA

Beat Traffic: Pay Freeway Toll
MyFox Los Angeles

The Best Parking App We've Ever Seen ("SpotAgent uses real-time parking citation data from the city to calculate your risk of getting a ticket at any given location.")
The Atlantic: Cities

Cell, Wi-Fi Service May Be Coming To A Light Rail Line Near You
Blog Downtown

Delaying Car And Home Ownership Has Helped Millennials Dramatically Reduce Their Debt
The Atlantic: Cities

Despite "Fix-It-First" Rhetoric, Obama Still Promoting Highway Expansions
StreetsBlog Network

Editorial: More Freeway-Toll Plans? Slow Down, Southern California
Los Angeles Daily News

Gondolas Could Help Seattle Rise Above Traffic Mess, Some Say ("As crosstown traffic becomes intolerable, a few Seattle thinkers are suggesting gondolas -- from Capitol Hill to Belltown, or the waterfront to the convention center.")
Seattle Times

L.A.'s Master Bike Plan Speeds Ahead ("“We plan to install 200 miles of bikeways in the next five years, and at the rate we’re going, it’ll probably be a little faster than that,” Villaraigosa said.")
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

Letters: Tunnel Vision In Beverly Hills
Los Angeles Times

Long Beach: Pine Avenue Redevelopment Underway (And This Is Good)
StreetsBlog LA

A Mapped History Of Train Travel In The United States ("The first steam engine railway travel took place 209 years ago today. Here, the story of how the Civil War impeded, and then accelerated, the progress of America's trains.")
The Atlantic: Cities

Mayor Announces CicLAvia Route To Venice
USC Annenberg Neon Tommy

The Most Pro-Transportation Mayor Of The Bunch

NBCUniversal To Fund Burbank Projects To Ease Impact Of Expansion
Burbank Leader

New Toll Lanes Aim To Reduce Traffic
UCLA Daily Bruin

Ray LaHood: Big Air Delays Coming If Sequester Hits

Santa Monica To Look To Development To Pay For Transit Improvements
Santa Monica Lookout

Still No Cell Phone Coverage For SF Muni But LA Metro Considers Plan
The Transit Wire

Think Tank: Obama's Warning About "Crumbling Roads" Overblown
The Hill

Value Capture Mechanisms To Fund Transport Infrastructure (107p. PDF)
New Zealand Transport Agency

West Hollywood Needs Your Help: Planned La Brea Bike Lanes Could Be Replaced By Sharrows
Biking In LA

West L.A.'s Huge, Unpopular, Expo-Adjacent Mixed-Use Must Be Stopped!

Zoning A Healthier Los Angeles?
StreetsBlog LA

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