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7/13/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday July 13, 2006

Angry Motorists Threaten Road Crew: Motorist Waves Gun At Workers (138 Freeway)
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/9501806/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Bus Riders Union Pushes for Bus Only Lanes: Say lanes would save city ‘billions’ of dollars
http://snipurl.com/t697
Our Weekly

City of Santa Clarita Transit Service to Santa Monica Beach
http://hometownstation.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3324
KHTS AM 1220

Funds may fuel road-building boom: If voters go along, transportation projects in state will skyrocket
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14277546p-15086617c.html
Sacramento Bee

How to Stay Safe in a Transit Attack: India Bombing Puts American Commuters on Alert
http://www.abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=2181761&page=1
ABC News

L.A. Councilman Rosendahl renews effort to extend Green Line rail closer to airport
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/07/12/news_-_features/lax/lax1.txt
Argonaut Newspaper

L.A. Taxi Business Hits Bumpy Stretch of Road: Claims of fraud roil the industry while drivers organize to fight a system they say exploits them
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-taxi13jul13,1,7514728.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

LB Airport vote seen as step forward: 90-day challenge extension on EIR offers chance to get consensus
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4044436
Press Telegram

Miracle Mile: Traffic Mitigation Planned To Slow Traffic In Mile
http://www.larchmontchronicle.com/ArchiveDetail.asp?ArchiveID=636
Larchmont Chronicle

'Missing Link' Study: Metro will provide $150,000 for a study looking into how a regional connector could connect the Gold Line with the Red Line subway in North Hollywood
http://www.lacanadaonline.com/articles/2006/07/13/news/lnws-goldline0713.txt
La Canada Online

NY MTA Launches Smart Card Trial Program
http://www.ny1.com/ny1/content/index.jsp?stid=5&aid=60917
NY1

Rail, bus security tightened: No threat to L.A. transportation seen despite train attacks in India
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4043984
Daily News

Region's Economy Is Forecast to Do Well This Year, Slow in '07
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-calecon12jul12,1,4255240.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Resources from the Transportation Library: Tort Liability
http://www.techtransfer.berkeley.edu/newsletter/06-2/tort_liab.php
Tech Transfer

Roadway Facelift Nearing Completion: With construction on Santa Monica Boulevard nearing completion Beverly Hills considers a roadway project of their own
http://www.bhweekly.com/coverstory.nclk
Beverly Hills Weekly

Schwarzenegger Calls for Banning Hand-Held Cellphone Use While Driving: Schwarzenegger signals support for long-stalled legislation banning drivers' use of hand-held cellphones. The practice is 'inexcusable,' he says
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-phones13jul13,1,4865784.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Senator defeated in bid to secure more rail security funding
http://www.govexec.com/dailyfed/0706/071206cdpm1.htm
Government Executive

Take Metrolink free July 29 from Orange station: Saturday free train ride is part of transit agency's push for more weekend ridership
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1209554.php
Orange County Register

U.S. Lifts Summer Fuel Price Forecast: The government boosts by 12 cents a gallon the average it expects drivers to pay at the pump
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas12jul12,1,6853596.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Younger Crowd Wants Transit
http://www.planetizen.com/node/20494
Planetizen