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Transportation Headlines for Thursday July 13, 2006

Angry Motorists Threaten Road Crew: Motorist Waves Gun At Workers (138 Freeway)

Bus Riders Union Pushes for Bus Only Lanes: Say lanes would save city ‘billions’ of dollars
Our Weekly

City of Santa Clarita Transit Service to Santa Monica Beach
KHTS AM 1220

Funds may fuel road-building boom: If voters go along, transportation projects in state will skyrocket
Sacramento Bee

How to Stay Safe in a Transit Attack: India Bombing Puts American Commuters on Alert
ABC News

L.A. Councilman Rosendahl renews effort to extend Green Line rail closer to airport
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,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
Press Telegram

Miracle Mile: Traffic Mitigation Planned To Slow Traffic In Mile
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
La Canada Online

NY MTA Launches Smart Card Trial Program

Rail, bus security tightened: No threat to L.A. transportation seen despite train attacks in India
Daily News

Region's Economy Is Forecast to Do Well This Year, Slow in '07,1,4255240.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Resources from the Transportation Library: Tort Liability
Tech Transfer

Roadway Facelift Nearing Completion: With construction on Santa Monica Boulevard nearing completion Beverly Hills considers a roadway project of their own
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,1,4865784.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Senator defeated in bid to secure more rail security funding
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
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,1,6853596.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Younger Crowd Wants Transit