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California Department of Transportation

The California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) manages over 50,000 miles of California's highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, and also works on a host of other transportation initiatives. Visitors can dive right in via the Highlights section, which offers an overview of the California State Rail Plan, information about webinars, and links to long-term transit...
Mileage-Based User Fees for Transportation Funding

Transit analysts and public policy folks will find much to enjoy in this 36-page report published by the RAND Corporation. The primer concerns itself with "promising and innovative mileage fee system designs and transition strategies." The first section of the report is titled, Why Mileage Fees, and Why Now? The idea is that user fees along highways and other roadways will help sustain future...
Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990 

Using a wide variety of materials culled from archival collections, primarily the Getty Research Institute, the J. Paul Getty Museum presents Overdrive, an exhibition of Los Angeles's urban landscape, presented in a way that would be almost impossible to recreate from ground level in L.A. Drawings, photographs, models, films, animations, oral histories, and ephemera provide a view of L.A.'s...