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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday March 7, 2006

Bill would tackle Muni fare-jumpers
San Francisco Examiner
Text of SB 1749 (Migden):

Democrats put heat on governor: Núñez, Perata say Schwarzenegger must get his party on board with bond deal
Sacramento Bee

Don't divert Gold Line funds: This is a crucial time for the Gold Line, under attack not only from subway supporters from the west side of Los Angeles County but from seemingly all comers who have decided it's a boon-doggle, not worth the cost to extend it 24 miles to Montclair
Whittier Daily News, Pasadena Star News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Hundreds of bridges still need quake fix: State says it doesn't have money, despite hefty federal match
San Francisco Chronicle

June bond deadline looms: Proposal would go on fall ballot if not ready by Friday
Los Angeles Daily News

Minority populations leaving large cities, Other metropolitan areas more diversified
San Francisco Chronicle

Rail project hits another snag: A payment dispute is causing more costs and delays in Placentia's plan to silence train whistles
Orange County Register

RFID solution to rush hour headaches?: An IBM traffic system being tested in Stockholm, Sweden, reduced rush hour congestion by 25 percent during its first month of operation, and Big Blue wants to bring the technology to the states

Safety improvements due at Metrolink crossings,1375,VCS_239_4520980,00.html
Ventura County Star

Trolleys might run in San Clemente
Orange County Register