8.16.13- 8.23.13

From Atlantic Cities:

Public Transit Is Worth Way More to a City Than You Might Think

“They report that this hidden economic value of transit could be worth anywhere from $1.5 million to $1.8 billion a year, depending on the size of the city.”

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2013/08/public-transit-worth-way-more-city-you-think/6532/

From LA Times:

California transit projects at stake in Washington budget battles

“The bullet train, an L.A. subway extension and helicopter noise reduction hang in the balance when the House and Senate return from their summer recess.”

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-adv-transit-funding-20130818,0,3014698.story

From StreetsBlog LA:

Help City Planners Prioritize Mobility Enhancements and Programs

“Over the past two years, planners have been working to define the larger goals, objectives, policies, and programs that reflect Angelenos’ visions for mobility. Part of this included identifying arterial streets, corridors, and districts that should be targeted for enhancements that will facilitate all modes of movement.”

http://la.streetsblog.org/2013/08/16/help-city-planners-prioritize-mobility-enhancements-and-programs/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+streetsblogla+%28Streetsblog+LA%29

From LA Daily News:

Despite legal hurdles, Uber expands to Valley

“Controversial ride-sharing service Uber expanded operations into the San Fernando Valley, Pasadena and the South Bay Thursday, even though the company was ordered by the city to stop operating some parts of its business in June.”

http://www.dailynews.com/government-and-politics/20130815/despite-legal-hurdles-uber-expands-to-valley

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