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A Big City Growth Revival?

Bike Culture: Not As White As You Think

California's High-Speed Rail Meets Opposition Over Eminent Domain
Transportation Nation

Caltrans To Be Subject Of Independent Review ("The state hired an expert group called State Smart Transportation Initiative to assess the department that oversees California's vast transportation network.")
KPCC Southern California Public Radio

Chairman Of House Transportation Committee Gets First-Hand Look At 57/60 Freeway Interchange
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Editorial: Put People First To Improve Railyard Project
Los Angeles Daily News

Editorial: The 405 In The Rear-View Mirror ("The freeway widening project has been fraught with problems. There's plenty of blame to go around — and lessons to be learned.")
Los Angeles Times

Federal Railroad Administration Budget "Highlight" Of USDOT Spending Plan, Szabo Says
Progressive Railroading

Foothill Transit To Transition To In-House Management
Mass Transit

Garcetti's Mayoral Win Could Reopen Negotiations For LA/Ontario International Control
Daily Breeze

The Geographic Footprints Of The World's Biggest Bike-Share Networks
The Atlantic: Cities

L.A. Is A Top American City For Living Car-Free?
LA Weekly

L.A. To Create Consolidated Planning Department
Los Angeles Business Journal

LB Transit Announces Summer Schedule And Museum Express Program
Everything Long Beach

Long Beach Politician Pushing For A Cleaner, Safer Blue Line
Curbed LA
A Better Metro Blue Line
Robert Garcia, Long Beach Vice Mayor

Monrovia Gold Line Station Artwork To Honor Town's Architectural History With Craftsman Tiles
Pasadena Star-News

More Than 250 Communities Say "Trains Matter" On National Train Day (3p. PDF)
Amtrak News Release

My Map Or Yours? ("Google’s plan to personalize maps could end public space as we know it.")

One Santa Fe Adds Height To The A.D.
Downtown Muse

Opinion: Would You Ride A California Bullet Train Built On The Cheap? Opinion
Los Angeles Daily News

Poll Finds Transportation Infrastructure Investment Seen As Core Function Of Federal Government
For Construction Pros

sbX Work Moves Forward At CSUSB, Downtown

SFMTA Launches Customer Friendly Website
SFMTA Press Release

Study: Employer Support For Transit Is Surging Locally But Fractured Nationally (3p. PDF)
Good Jobs First Press Release
Bosses For Buses: U.S. Employers Supporting Public Transit (55p. PDF)
Good Jobs First

Ten Of The Best Urbanism Blogs On Tumblr
This Big City

Tough House Hearing For High-Speed Rail Project ("It looks like supporters of the California High Speed Rail project took a verbal beating Tuesday as the U.S. House Transportation Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials held a field hearing in Madera.")
Political Blotter

Transit Agency Doing Survey ("The Riverside Transit Agency is looking for feedback on how its doing and how services might be improved.")
Riverside Press-Enterprise

Trucking Continues As Dominant Freight Transportation Mode
Trucking Info

Washington State Bridge Collapse Could Echo Far Beyond Interstate
New York Times

West Hollywood's Big La Brea Makeover Starts Next Month
Curbed LA

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