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212 PERY 1037 999 Ocean Park Car House 19500916 AKW by Metro Library and Archive Via Flickr: From photographer’s notes - “These are some of my earliest efforts. We hear so much about the Santa Monica...
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TRB Transport: What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads? Results from Year Seven of a National Survey
The Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University has released a report that summarizes a public opinion poll about support of various tax options for raising federal transportation revenues, especially for public transit.
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California's Crumbling Highways Are the Most Traveled in America
These arteries carry 19,000 vehicles per lane mile each day, the most in the country. And they're the second-most deteriorated such roadways in America.
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All about the benjamins: Study ranks Toyota ahead of Tesla on self-driving - Roadshow
A study by Lux Research on self-driving initiatives among automakers suggests monetization trumps technology.
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To Live Near Light Rail, You’ll Have to Pay Up - As Seattle and surrounding cities look to significantly expand train service throughout the region, here’s fair warning for those looking to live the car-free lifestyle: If you want to live near a transit hub, you’ll likely have to pay up.
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Tumblr: 213 PERY Ocean Park Car House 19500901 AKW by Metro Library and...
213 PERY Ocean Park Car House 19500901 AKW by Metro Library and Archive Via Flickr: From photographer’s notes - “These are some of my earliest efforts. We hear so much about the Santa Monica Air Line...
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New Webinar and Training- Local Ballot Initiatives - americawalks.org - America Walks and the Center for Transportation Excellence are excited to announce a new online webinar and training series. The series will arm advocates with the knowledge, training and tools to ... Tweeted by @MetroLibrary https://twitter.com/MetroLibrary/status/747878563328581632
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Monrovia Bicycle Master Plan Expected To Be Approved By City Council July 5
The San Gabriel Valley city of Monrovia may soon have an extensive network of bikeways offering residents and visitors safer streets connecting to many key destinations. Monrovia is expected to approve its new Bicycle Master Plan next month. The final product. The master plan's overview of ...
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Eno Aviation Insights - The Eno Center for Transportation - enotrans.org - Since economic deregulation started being implemented in 1979, the airline industry has been free to set routes, define capacity, and determine fares. In the almost four decades following deregulat... Tweeted by @MetroLibrary https://twitter.com/MetroLibrary/status/747881237595848704
Since economic deregulation started being implemented in 1979, the airline industry has been free to set routes, define capacity, and determine fares. In the almost four decades following deregulation, the aviation industry has undergone a series of transformations, as market forces replaced government intervention. The airline industry that emerged generally provides affordable and effective intercity …
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Details on Secretive Alphabet Division Plans for Columbus - Sidewalk Labs, a secretive subsidiary of Alphabet[Google], wants to radically overhaul public parking and transportation in American cities, emails and documents obtained by the Guardian reveal.
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How to Counter Victim Blaming Impulse - When a driver strikes someone walking or biking, the tendency to blame the victim runs deep.
When a driver strikes someone walking or biking, the tendency to blame the victim runs deep. Ask Raquel Nelson, who lost her young son to a hit-and-run driver, then got convicted for vehicular homicide, even though she was just trying to walk across the street with her children from a bus stop ...
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metroartlosangeles: “ Metro Art Highlights: George Legrady’s “Kinetic Flow” (2006), Vermont/Santa Monica Station. Public spaces have long been the ideal venue to showcase authentic expressions of a...
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Transportation Research Library and Archive - Serving Los Angeles since 1895.
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The Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Research Library and Archive at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA or Metro), 1895 to the present, is the largest transit operator research collection in the US.

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