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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday May 9, 2006

250 New O.C. Buses to Use Natural Gas: Ordering now saves $5 million and avoids the possibility of an equipment shortage if gas prices prompt ridership to increase,1,2789234.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Bill to decrease L.A.'s MTA clout is shelved
Daily News

Burbank airport almost cleared for $107 million in improvements
Daily News

Ending NIMBYism: New planning director says all the right things
Daily News

Ex-Mayor Zarian named to transportation post: Nine-member statewide commission has funding authority and advises on legislation
Daily News

First partner signs on to pursue tunnel: Orange County is on board. Riverside County's group votes next, then MWD
Riverside Press Enterprise

Gas Tax Measure Drives the Ballot: The proposition topping the list is a compromise with the construction lobby that was vital to the public works bond proposals that follow.,1,7577959.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Gov. Stops in O.C. to Push for Bond Issue: Officials from both parties join him to praise their $37-billion infrastructure effort,1,1428104.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Motorola Introduces Next Generation Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Roadside Network Equipment
Yahoo! Finance

MTA's $3-Billion Proposed Budget For 2006-07 Fiscal Year Unveiled

MTA Unveils $3 Billion Budget To Increase Service

MTA won't raise fares for one year: Reserves to be tapped
Daily News

No Fare Hikes in MTA Budget Plan: The proposal funds new rail lines and carpool lanes. But the agency digs deeply into reserves to deal with a shortfall of $131 million.,1,3335409.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

OCTA gets say how to spend federal funds: Transit agency members part of panel to study highway tunnel though Cleveland National Forest.
Orange County Register

Transit Officials Consider Corona-to-Irvine Tunnel,0,1706020.story?coll=ktla-news-1

Transit Symposium Focuses on Light Rail
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Westside unites for Light Rail
Santa Monica Daily Press