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May 13: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (Los Angeles Railway introduces a 7-day pass, authorizing all employees to sell unlimited weekly access for $1.00)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Airport Inks Marketing Deal With Rose Bowl, UCLA Sports
Burbank Leader

Bike Lanes Led To 49% Increase In Retail Sales
Boing Boing
Measuring The Street: New Metrics For 21st Century Streets (16p. PDF)
New York City DOT

Bikeside Asks Again: Is L.A. Bike Friendly?
StreetsBlog LA

Bundy Drive Expo Line Utility Work Continues Monday ("Heavy machinery to be used in day and nighttime hours in West Los Angeles to make way for the Bundy Expo Line extension station.")
Brentwood Patch

Celebrating L.A.'s Hidden Walkability
The Atlantic: Cities

CEQA Roundup: What The CEQA Debate Is Really About
California Economic Summit

Cities Ramp Up Data Projects (Overview of "big data" and "open data" movements)

Extreme Commuter: UCLA Staffer Bikes 22 Miles To Campus From Valley
UCLA Today

Fail Harder: Lessons From L.A.'s Best Unrealized Transit Ideas

First Wilshire Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit Lane Work Begins
Brentwood Patch

Hey, I Am Walking In Los Angeles, And You Can Too

Historic Dayton Avenue Signal Tower Relocated As Work Begins On The Taylor Yard Development (" part of the site work underway at the Taylor Yard Transit Village site.")
News & Insights

Interstate 5 Lane Closures, Pavement Improvement Project
Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Metro Windfall Won't Help Crenshaw Line's Leimert Park Stop
Curbed LA

Metrolink To Provide TAP-Enabled Tickets
Metrolink How To Ride

Next CicLAvia To Show Off Architectural History Of Wilshire Blvd.
Curbed LA

NYC Holds Bike-Share Program Demonstration
Greenwich Time

Opinion: Metro Must Keep Faith On Gold Line (Doug Tessitor and Sam Pedroza, Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Directors)
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Secretary Of Transportation: Who Is Anthony Foxx?

Sixth Street Bridge Replacement Bringing Upgrades All Around
Curbed LA

Struggling Ontario Unimpressed With LA's Efforts To Help
Curbed LA

Traffic Pollution May Be Harming Kids In Ways We Never Imagined
The Atlantic: Cities

Train The Trainer Pilot Courses For Incident Responders And Managers (210p. PDF)
Strategic Highway Research Program

Using Development Charges As A Transit Funding Mechanism
Human Transit

Vast Network Of Express Lanes On Way ("Despite nationwide declines in ridesharing, the San Diego region is embarking on a vast expansion of “next-generation” carpool corridors.")
San Diego Union-Tribune

Ventura County Officials Urge People To Pedal To Work
Ventura County Star

WeHo Weekend "Entertainment Shuttle" Gets Branding Company

Work On 5, 170 Freeways To Divert Traffic Tuesday And Wednesday
Los Angeles Daily News

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