Idle Morning Reading - March 18, 2011

A speed-read on transportation as you rev your morning engines:

The Federal Transit Administration is investigating whether the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority discriminated against minorities and low-income riders when it eliminated routes to save money.

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood takes on drowsy driving.

They're digging in Boston on communication problems about the "Big Dig" tunnel.

The transportation investment-starved metro Atlanta region is compiling wish lists for a big 2012 regional transportation sales tax vote.