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Transportation headlines, Tuesday, March 18

Have a transportation-related article you think should be included in headlines? Drop me an email! And don’t forget, Metro is on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Pick your social media poison!  Is transit winning the transport battle in the U.S.? (Crikey)  More reaction to the recent news from the American Public Transit Assn. that Americans took [continue reading]

A health promoting L.A.

An article by Jane Brody in Monday’s New York Times explores how some developers, urban planners and public health researchers are taking a different view of sprawl versus thoughtful urban infill development. Brody cites the work of UCLA researchers and others suggesting that in creating car-centric communities we may be fostering obesity, poor health, social [continue reading]