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3/08/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 8, 2006

Big Rail Firms Sue Air Board: Two major railroads fight AQMD over rules saying trains cannot idle more than 30 minutes. Regulators call the industry 'recalcitrant.'
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-railroad8mar08,1,7462004.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Borrowing to Rebuild California: Build for the future
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/03/07/EDGU9GJES11.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Capitol buzzes as deadline looms for infrastructure bond issue
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14227109p-15050929c.html
Sacramento Bee

Hybrid drivers accused of clogging carpool lanes
http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/news/nation/14038505.htm
Centre Daily

In Hollywood, Nothing Exceeds Like Success: Special events are closing streets and keeping tourists out of shops. Merchants are trying to find solutions
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-streetclose8mar08,1,1650282,full.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Legislators must vote to back repair bond (By Jerry Brown, George Deukmejian, Pete Wilson and Gray Davis)
http://dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_3579769
Los Angeles Daily News

Limited access to carpool lanes can be safer than free-for-all
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/columnists/14037089.htm
Mercury News

Lobbyists want in on bonds: Interest abounds in sharing funds from the $222.6 billion infrastructure spending plan proposed by the governor
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/2426601.html
Daily Breeze

MARTA Transit could be linked via card: New system opens regional possibility
http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/stories/0306mettransit.html
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Omnitrans proposing to shut down Red Trolley Line
http://snipurl.com/nauw
Riverside Press Enterprise

One step toward simpler commutes (MARTA)
http://www.ajc.com/opinion/content/opinion/stories/0307edbreeze.html
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Railway limits under attack: Lawsuit targets pollution rules (engine idling over 30 min.)
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_3579018
San Bernardino Sun

San Francisco Eyes Stockholm, Congestion Pricing Success
http://www.planetizen.com/node/18986
Planetizen

State bonds pit transit against roads
http://www.insidebayarea.com/argus/oped/ci_3577121
The Argus

Track work leads to commuter delays: METROLINK - Union Pacific says freight trains got backed up. Today brings another inconvenience
http://snipurl.com/nayb
Riverside Press Enterprise