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7/12/2006

Transportation Headlines for July 12, 2006

BART urges U.S. Senate to Increase Transit Security Funding: Rail Bombing In India Again Shows Inherent Danger to "Open" Transit Systems
http://www.bart.gov/news/press/news20060711.asp
Bay Area Rapid Transit

Bombers Strike Bombay at Rush Hour: Coordinated Attacks on Rail System Kill at Least 183, Injure Hundreds
http://snipurl.com/t3sw
Washington Post

Cities tap smart meters to raise parking revenue: High-tech machines help control traffic, reduce chance for free parking by resetting each time a driver leaves a space
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/15004641.htm
Contra Costa Times

Cost of clearing air may be $2.6B: Pollution: Local ports weigh price of going green
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_4034575
Press Telegram

Hybrids fuel L.A. rental agency's fast ride
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06192/705041-185.stm
Post Gazette/Wall Street Journal

L.A. looks to create regional emergency radio system
http://www.fcw.com/article95207-07-11-06-Web
Federal Computer Week

L.A. mayor tours rail security facility following deadly explosions on commuter trains in India
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/07/11//news/state/17_58_667_11_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Leaders: Aviation plan won't fly: Inland officials vow to fight a proposal to send commercial flights to March air reserve base
http://snipurl.com/t3t4
Riverside Press Enterprise

MasterCard, NY MTA and Citigroup Trial Fast and Convenient ''Tap & Go'' Payments in Select NYC Subway Stations; NYC Subway Trial Participants to Speed Through Turnstiles with a Tap
http://www.contactlessnews.com/news/2006/07/11/mastercard-citibank-contactless-payment-trial-underway-in-nyc-subway/
Contactless News

Mayor Villaraigosa Touts MTA's New Security System
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_193095111.html
CBS 2 TV

Metrolink Power Outage Causes Delays For Commuters
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_192194231.html
CBS 2 TV

Mountain Road Upgrade Sparks Driver Rebellion: Work on Highway 138 is disrupting lives and has triggered threats against those doing the job.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-rage12jul12,1,1489992.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

MTC looks at more free rides: Agency may spend $7 million for more Spare the Air days
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/07/12/BAGT1JTFN21.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

MTA Beefs Up Station Security: Updated surveillance, bomb-sniffing dogs and more staff training mean `we are a lot safer today than we were a year ago,' mayor says
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta12jul12,1,2147616.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

O.C. Employers, Unions Back Toll Road Extension Through Park: A coalition wants to intervene in a lawsuit that seeks to halt construction of an extension across San Onofre State Beach
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-toll12jul12,1,2726002.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Placentia's rail project nears completion: Placentia's Quiet Zone safety plan to eliminate the need for train whistles at crossings could take effect in a month
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/article_1208976.php
Orange County Register

'Quiet boom' seen in region: SoCal economy viewed as best in 6 years
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4039377
Daily News

Some Cities in U.S. Step Up Security for Commuters
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/12/us/12nycsubway.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
New York Times

Synthesis of Non-MUTCD Traffic Signin
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=6478
Transportation Research Board

Transit Noise And Vibration Impact Assessment
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=6480
Transportation Research Board

U.S. DOT Strategic Research, Development, And Technology Plan: Comments Requested – Due by August 9th
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=6481
Transportation Research Board

Vote on LB airport renovations stands: 5-4 vote denies motion to rescind; deal to extend time to sue approved
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4039754
Press Telegram