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8/08/2006

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
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax8aug08,1,648424.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'
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/08/08/MNGGTKD03A1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Council weighs greener growth: Long Beach: Proposal would extend standards to private development
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4145040
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
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3519141.html
Daily Breeze

Hybrid buses lose steam in Elk Grove: They sputter on freeways, and A/C systems have quit
http://www.sacbee.com/content/news/story/14290041p-15120564c.html
Sacramento Bee

More bad news at the pump: Angelenos prepare for worst as key Alaska pipeline shut
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4149075
Daily News

Pasadena not ready to pull plug on Hypermini Electric Cars
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4149586
Pasadena Star News

Rail Security Rises to the Forefront: Attempted and successful rail bombings put Congressional focus on rail security
http://www.securityinfowatch.com/online/Standards-and-Legislation/8922SIW320
Security Info Watch

Toronto's Bus Rapid Transit Success Story
http://www.planetizen.com/node/20757
Planetizen

Up to 20-cent gas price hike predicted for California
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/08/08/MNGGTKD03C1.DTL
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
http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-bus06.html
Chicago Sun-Times
Link to news release from the CTA: http://www.transitchicago.com/news/ctaandpress.wu?action=displayarticledetail&articleid=109507
Link to CTA Bus Tracker: http://www.ctabustracker.com