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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 27, 2006

91 commutes would dip big: Data released for the first time
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)
Glendale News Press

Court upholds Harbor District's railroad deal,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
Smart Growth

Glendale Train Crash Victims Rally For Stricter Regulations (Metrolink)

Glendale crash survivors push train rule (Metrolink)
Daily News/Glendale Edition

Landmark ''Clean Air Action Plan'' to be Announced by the Nation's Two Largest Container Ports
Business Wire

More people riding bus: CommuterLink service increases 45 percent from last year
Riverside Press Enterprise

New FRA Study Re-Affirms Safety of Push-Pull Passenger Rail Operations
Federal Railroad Administration
Link to Study: (.pdf)

OCTA to debut upscale buses
Orange County Register

PR Society Honors OCTA with 11 Coveted Awards; Team Snags Most Wins for Cost-Effective Communication Programs
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,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)),1,2332073.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

SoCal Truck Program A Success
Cal Trade Report

''Sprawl: A Compact History'' Raises Provocative Questions, But Fails to Escape Polarizing Rhetoric
Smart Growth

Three free days of Bay Area transit fuel calls for more
Oakland Tribune

Vast Interstate Highway System Marks Half a Century
Blogger News