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TRB Transport: 2017 TRB Annual Meeting: Benefits to Your Organization as an Annual Meeting Patron
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Tumblr: Groundbreaking Signals Start of Expo Line Construction Project
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Tumblr: SCRTD - Metro Rail Groundbreaking RTD_1781_51 - SCRTD - Metro Rail Groundbreaking RTD_1781_51: On this day in history in 1986, groundbreaking is...
On this day in history in 1986, groundbreaking is held on Segment 1 of the Metro Rail Project (Red Line).
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States May Downshift Regulations for Driverless Cars - The federal government told states to take a backseat. While some will likely listen, others may push their plans full speed ahead anyway.
The federal government told states to take a backseat. While some will likely listen, others may push their plans full speed ahead anyway.
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2,400 Miles of Seattle Streets to Get New Speed Limit - Seattle wants drivers to slow down — by 5 mph to be exact. City Council voted unanimously on Monday to reduce Seattle’s default arterial speed limit from 30 to 25 mph and the nonarterial speed limit from 25 to 20.
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Tumblr: ASBURY RAPID TRANSIT 104-100 Glendale Yard 19500703 by Metro...
ASBURY RAPID TRANSIT 104-100 Glendale Yard 19500703 by Metro Library and Archive Via Flickr: Photographer: Alan Weeks July 3, 1950. Asbury Rapid Transit System buses running service in Glendale,...
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Tinkering with Signal Sequence Improves Traffic Safety - nbclosangeles.com - The iconic intersection of Hollywood and Highland is now in the 10th month of an amazing streak. Where 13 injury traffic accidents a year were average, there has not been a single one since a chang... Tweeted by @aashtospeaks https://twitter.com/aashtospeaks/status/781184537887928320
Ten months after a pedestrians-only phase was added to the traffic signal cycle at the busy intersection of Hollywood and Highland, the accident rate has plummeted. So called 'scramble' intersections are but one...
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yesterdaysprint: “ Main Street between Sixth & Seventh, Los Angeles, 1941 ”
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Take your bike to the train: Amtrak - railwayage.com - Bicycle service is now available on the Cardinal, Sunset Limited, California Zephyr, Empire Builder, Southwest Chief, City of New Orleans, Lake Shore Limited and Texas Eagle, and on Northeast Regio... Tweeted by @aashtospeaks https://twitter.com/aashtospeaks/status/780379119976583168
With the arrival of long-awaited new baggage cars from CAF USA, Amtrak has expanded its trainside checked bicycle service to several long-distance tra...
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Crash Fatalities Rising Faster Than VMT - According to an analysis by the National Safety Council, the number of traffic deaths during the first five months of the year was 9 percent higher than during the same period in 2015 and 17 percent higher than the same period in 2014.
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Tumblr: yesterdaysprint: State street, Long Beach, 1938 - yesterdaysprint: State street, Long Beach, 1938
yesterdaysprint: “ State street, Long Beach, 1938 ”
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Whoa: $2-Billion 6th & Alameda Development Revealed - urbanize.la - SunCal, which describes itself as one of country's largest real estate firms, has unveiled plans for its highly-anticipated foray into Downtown Los Angeles. The $2-billion project, slated for a 14....
SunCal, which describes itself as one of country's largest real estate firms, has unveiled plans for its highly-anticipated foray into Downtown Los Angeles.
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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.

We are partners of the National Transportation Library, a member of OCLC (symbol CRD) the world's largest library network, a member of the Western Transportation Knowledge Network, the National Transportation Knowledge Network, a member of the Getty/USC LA as Subject archives forum, and an affiliate of the National Academies Transportation Research Board.
 
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