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June 7: This Date In Los Angeles Transportation History (Metro Rail is named the most cost-effective new rail system in America; Metro unveils a new Universal City overpass and rapid bus stop)
Metro Transportation Library Primary Resources Blog

Angel's Flight: The Shortest Railroad In The World

Anthony Foxx Nomination Could Move Forward This Week
Charlotte Observer

Bev Hills School District Says LA Should've Built A Monorail In The 1960s Instead Of A Subway Now
Curbed LA

Beverly Hills Hires New Lawyers In Metro Subway Case
Beverly Hills Patch

Bullet Train Agency Gives $985-Million Contract To Tutor Perini ("The contract is for construction on about 29 miles from suburban Madera through downtown Fresno. The agency rejected concerns that Tutor's selection wasn't handled properly.")
Los Angeles Times

California Bullet Train Lurches Ahead As Contractor Chosen

Crenshaw Line Still Has A Key Issue To Overcome
Our Weekly

Does L.A.'s Deal With CBS/Decaux Make Bike Nation's Plan D.O.A.?
StreetsBlog LA

Federal Gas Tax Passes Another Milestone: What Is The Future?

The Fight For A Better South Central ("Just in time for a new mayoral era, there’s a new political force in town: the Crenshaw Subway Coalition.")

LAPD Warns Of Traffic Jams Friday During Obama Visit
Los Angeles Times

Listen Up President Wesson: We've Got A Transpo Committee Chair For You

Metro Adds Security To Blue Line In Long Beach ("Vice Mayor asks for improvements to city's eight stations.")
Contra Costa Times

Metro Officials To Hear From Public About Purple Line Extension Project
CBS Los Angeles

Obamajam: What Streets To Avoid On Friday

A Peek At The TAP Pregional Rollout, And The Future For TAP Automatic Transfers
StreetsBlog LA

Prospect Park And L.A.'s Forgotten Borough, Brooklyn Heights
LA as Subject via KCET

Renewable Energy Guide For Highway Maintenance Facilities (248p. PDF)
National Cooperative Highway Research Program

The Smog In Los Angeles Doesn't Quite Sting Like It Used To, But There's Still Work To Be Done

So Moved: 710 Bridge Could Become Unusual Park ("As part of the 710 Freeway expansion project, the Shoemaker Bridge leading to downtown Long Beach is scheduled to be replaced.")

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