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My post on the Top 20 Transportation Resources missed out on this little jewel from southern California.  The Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Library and Archive is one of the most comprehensive transit operator-owned library resources in the United States.  As the only multimodal transportation library in Southern California, it serves employees, the public, governments and research institutions.   But the content is not limited to southern California, and it’s full of relevent transportation topics that affect our nation regardless where you call home. Take few movements to check out the Los Angeles Transportation Headlines

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Top 20 Transportation Resources in America

Need to find your way around the city? Want to understand the politics behind your transportation options? Need to voice your opinion to the government? These are some of best resources on the Internet to learn about transportation issues facing the US and our cities.

National

1. Fast Lane

http://www.dot.gov/blog/fastlane

Reading the official blog of the US Department of Transportation is like getting information straight from the horse’s mouth. Here you will find opinion posts from city Mayors, infographics of US commute habits, and critical information on current transportation projects and funding.

2. Transportation for America

http://t4america.org/news-and-blog/

Transportation for America is lobby group comprised business and civic leaders committed to smart, locally-driven transportation solutions. On this blog you will read about current transportation policy topics, and their efforts to educate legislators on the position of their members.

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Alternative transportation options infographic by Captain Carpool

Captain Carpool goes to Washington

To: To US Congress, State Legislators, US Mayors and City Council members from coast to coast

Re: Ridesharing regulations

From: Paul Steinberg, Vice President, Carma (previously Avego Corporation)

Carma operates Real-Time Ridesharing projects funded by the Federal Government in San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Austin and Washington DC.  Carma is bound by, and compliant with all federal, state and local laws and regulations; Carma has never received a citation or cease and desist letter from any regulator.

Ridesharing occurs when you pickup someone, drive to your destination, and park your vehicle until you go home.  If you get compensated more than it costs to operate your vehicle, then you crossed the line to become a for hire driver. – Captain Carpool

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