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6/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 27, 2006

91 commutes would dip big: Data released for the first time
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1194084.php
Orange County Register

Bill would end push-pull: Group travels to Sacramento to support legislation they say would result in safer train travel (AB 1699)
http://www.glendalenewspress.com/politics/story/49163p-75130c.html
Glendale News Press

Court upholds Harbor District's railroad deal
http://www.venturacountystar.com/vcs/ox/article/0,1375,VCS_238_4799189,00.html
Ventura County Star

Expert Panel Says Success of San Diego's Highway Program Could Undermine Transit Program, Promote Car-Oriented Development
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=5490&state=5
Smart Growth

Glendale Train Crash Victims Rally For Stricter Regulations (Metrolink)
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/9427052/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Glendale crash survivors push train rule (Metrolink)
http://www.dailynews.com/glendale/ci_3983779
Daily News/Glendale Edition

Landmark ''Clean Air Action Plan'' to be Announced by the Nation's Two Largest Container Ports
http://snipurl.com/scgl
Business Wire

More people riding bus: CommuterLink service increases 45 percent from last year
http://snipurl.com/scci
Riverside Press Enterprise

New FRA Study Re-Affirms Safety of Push-Pull Passenger Rail Operations
http://www.fra.dot.gov/us/press-releases/98
Federal Railroad Administration
Link to Study: http://www.fra.dot.gov/downloads/safety/062606FRAPushPullLetterandReport.pdf (.pdf)

OCTA to debut upscale buses
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/article_1194723.php
Orange County Register

PR Society Honors OCTA with 11 Coveted Awards; Team Snags Most Wins for Cost-Effective Communication Programs
http://snipurl.com/sc4a
Business Wire

Pushing Trains Is Not Unsafe, Study Finds: A federal agency says that lives might not have been saved in the 2005 Metrolink crash if the train had been pulled by a locomotive
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-rail27jun27,1,4402743.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Reactionary train wreck: Legislation inspired by the Glendale train tragedy would be costly without improving safety (AB 1699))
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-ed-trains27jun27,1,2332073.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

SoCal Truck Program A Success
http://www.caltradereport.com/eWebPages/page-two-1151326769.html
Cal Trade Report

''Sprawl: A Compact History'' Raises Provocative Questions, But Fails to Escape Polarizing Rhetoric
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=5487&state=52&res=1024
Smart Growth

Three free days of Bay Area transit fuel calls for more
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/localnews/ci_3985035
Oakland Tribune

Vast Interstate Highway System Marks Half a Century
http://www.bloggernews.net/2006/06/vast-interstate-highway-system-marks.html
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