Transportation News

Transportation headlines, Monday, May 13

Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. Laurie Becklund on transactional planning in Hollywood (The Planning Report)  The Hollywood Hills resident [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Wednesday, May 8: Distance-based road usage, green ports, social media outreach, transit use and city usage

Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. Advocates of distance-based road pricing look to Oregon (Road Pricing) As vehicles become more [continue reading]

Metro to receive more than $390 million to improve public transit and air quality

Excellent news for L.A. County this evening. Metro will receive funds to support a variety of notable projects. Here’s the release: This week Metro was awarded more than $390 million from the California Transportation Commission (CTC) and the California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) to support construction of new rail, upgrade existing [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Tuesday, May 7: What does Mickey Mouse have to do with streetcars? Improved bike parking at Dodger Stadium? Does Foxx know enough to be transpo secretary?

Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. Is Mickey Mouse driving up costs of Anaheim streetcar? (Voice of OC) The costs [continue reading]

Bike Week Coming to L.A. May 13-19

Metro, in partnership with agencies and organizations throughout L.A. County, is sponsoring “Bike Week L.A.” this May 13-19.  There’s a ton of cycling-related activities to get you on your bike next week.  Here’s Metro’s news release. Metro Promotes Bicycle Activities and Festivities during Official “Bike Week LA” May 13-19 The [continue reading]

Transportation headlines, Friday, May 3: Is California bike friendly? When death rode the rails, Boston transit seeks security, HSR defends bidding process

Here is a look at some of the transportation headlines gathered by us and the Metro Library. The full list of headlines is posted on the Library’s Headlines blog, which you can also access via email subscription or RSS feed. Are we bike friendly? This ranking says, ‘Not so much’ (League of American Bicyclists) [continue reading]

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