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3/10/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday March 10, 2006

Americans Would Like to See a Larger Share of Passengers and Freight Going By Rail in Future
http://www.harrisinteractive.com/harris_poll/index.asp?PID=638
Harris Interactive

Biden to push for a national rail police force to protect AMTRAK
http://snipurl.com/neu8
Delaware Online

Bond-deal talks continue: State leaders race clock on public-works measure
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3586694
Los Angeles Daily News

Bond deal `very close,' Schwarzenegger says: Wrangling Continues As Deadline Looms
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/14065356.htm
Mercury News

Burning the midnight oil for bonds plan: Lawmakers close to an agreement, governor says
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20060310-9999-1n10bonds.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Flatiron Construction Subsidiary FCI Constructors Wins $420M Design-Build Light Rail Project in Los Angeles (Exposition Light Rail)
http://snipurl.com/nee9
Business Wire

Future of California - Keep California high-speed rail funded by Quentin L. Kopp
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/03/09/EDGU9GJF2K1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Governor, lawmakers near bond deal: Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders work out the details for the public works bill they want on the June ballot
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/2440667.html
Daily Breeze

Jury Service - Metro Juror Pass Program
http://www.lasuperiorcourt.org/jury/mta.htm
Los Angeles Superior Court website

L.A. DOT gets new transportation chief
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_3586094
Los Angeles Daily News

Lobbyists mass at Capitol as bond deadline looms: Long-term political planning may have a role in getting the infrastructure vote on the ballot
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/2440522.html
Daily Breeze

Metrolink may expand 'Beach Train' service: The Riverside-Oceanside route would add Sunday and year-round runs
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1038897.php
Orange County Register

MTA needs system to ensure fares are paid
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-le-thursday9.3mar09,1,4218801.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times

Moving On: Gloria Jeff was a transportation champion for state
http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060301/OPINION01/603010327/1068
Detroit Free Press

Newest terror foe may hide in your MetroCard machine
http://www.nydailynews.com/front/story/398223p-337364c.html
New York Daily News
Cubic New Release: http://www.cubic.com/corp1/news/pr/2006/GE-Cubic_Legis_FINAL_3-3-06A.html

New transit director sets a path: Traffic signals, public transportation top priorities (L.A DOT)
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3586612
Los Angeles Daily News

New US transit (ticket) machines could detect explosives (Cubic)
http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=technologyNews&storyID=2006-03-09T181201Z_01_N09169645_RTRIDST_0_TECH-SECURITY-TRANSPORT-DC.XML
Reuters

On this date: California high-speed train proposed (AMTRAK)
http://sbsun.com/news/ci_3586261
San Bernardino Sun

Perata raises almost $1 million for infrastructure plan
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=554
Capitol Weekly

Plescia elected State GOP leader amid frenetic bond negotiations
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=549
Capitol Weekly

Public Transit Users to Ride Free From March 15 Through 31 on New Non-Stop FlyAway Bus Service From Union Station to Los Angeles International Airport
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=112659
Market Wire

RAD-Sunset Project Approved (Metro Division 6 Venice)
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_more.php?id=226_0_1_0_M
Venice Paper

SCAG to consider tribal membership
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_C_tribes09.4c2dfad.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Toll Road: 241 design work jumps in price - Toll-road agency cites inflation, changes in route for $41 million cost of early planning
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/county/article_1034517.php
Orange County Register

Traffic.com Welcomes 10 Additional Cities to Award-Winning TTID Partnership; Millions of Drivers in These U.S. Metropolitan Areas Will Benefit from Real-Time Traffic Information and Free, Personalized Services
http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2006/03/09/1444205.htm
TMC Net

Traffic Detoured as City Touts Its New Traffic Czar: A block of Main Street is closed briefly as L.A. officials announce the recruitment of a Michigan official as transportation chief
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic10mar10,1,7873547.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Two Locals Seek MTA Board Seat
http://www.lacanadaonline.com/articles/2006/03/09/news/lnws-mtaboard030906.txt
La CaƱada Valley Sun

Ventura County's transit card is a true contactless pioneer (smart card)
http://www.contactlessnews.com/library/2006/03/03/ventura-countys-transit-card-is-a-true-contactless-pioneer/
Contactless News

Weekend beach train soon to run all year - METROLINK: The service -- three Saturday runs and two on Sundays --is expected to begin in May
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_P_train09.4c2fa88.html
Riverside Press Enterprise