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Transportation Headlines for Tuesday August 8, 2006

Another Malfunction Leaves LAX Flights Up in the Air: A key landing system fails, forcing jets to circle and causing delays. The glitch comes three weeks after a power outage at a Palmdale radar facility,1,648424.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Coast Starlight Losing Its Luster/ 'The train that once had one of the best on-time records in the country now has one of the worst'
San Francisco Chronicle

Council weighs greener growth: Long Beach: Proposal would extend standards to private development
Press Telegram

Failure of runway beacon bogs LAX down – again: For the second time in less than a month, an equipment failure disrupts flights into the airport well into Monday evening
Daily Breeze

Hybrid buses lose steam in Elk Grove: They sputter on freeways, and A/C systems have quit
Sacramento Bee

More bad news at the pump: Angelenos prepare for worst as key Alaska pipeline shut
Daily News

Pasadena not ready to pull plug on Hypermini Electric Cars
Pasadena Star News

Rail Security Rises to the Forefront: Attempted and successful rail bombings put Congressional focus on rail security
Security Info Watch

Toronto's Bus Rapid Transit Success Story

Up to 20-cent gas price hike predicted for California
San Francisco Chronicle

Want to Know When the Next Chicago Transit Authority Bus is Coming?: New program allows riders to track the real-time locations and estimated arrival times for buses online
Chicago Sun-Times
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