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1/13/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday January 13, 2006

405 lane to win OK
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3397884
Los Angeles Daily News

Amtrak Remains Relevant Transport Link
http://www.forbes.com/home/economy/2006/01/11/us-transport-amtrak_cx_0112oxford.html
Forbes

Anti-abortion ad on BART angers activists: Many placards have been defaced or destroyed
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/13/BAGT9GMTU81.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

A SoCal Solution To Huge Truck and Port Problems
http://losangeles.dbusinessnews.com/shownews.php?newsid=57854&type_news=latest
dbusiness news

Gasoline prices shoot upward: Dramatic rise seen since start of year
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3398672
Whittier Daily News

Glendale crosswalks now blink to alert drivers to pedestrians
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3397268
Los Angeles Daily News

Gold Line faces delay: Funding requires ridership model (Foothill Extension)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3398206
Pasadena Star News

Governor seeks anti-terror cash
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14068321p-14899086c.html
Sacramento Bee

L.A.'s trapped in a monster traffic jam, and there's no exit in sight: Infatuation with the automobile means no one is wiling to make the effort to make region's transit system work
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/columnists/bogert/articles/2187557.html
Daily Breeze

LAist Rides the Holly Trolley, Part I
http://www.laist.com/archives/2006/01/12/laist_rides_the_holly_trolley_part_i.php
LAist Blog

Latest Southern California Report Card A Mixed Bag: Traffic Congestion – F, Housing Costs - D, Education – D, Air Quality – C, Employment – B, Safety – B
http://www.coremg.net/newspapers.php?paper=pasadenaindependent&i=7&storyid=2674
Pasadena Independent

Project OK'd to add a traffic lane to Rosecrans: County will contribute $300,000 for widening congested street in Manhattan Beach
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2187957.html
Daily Breeze

Schwarzenegger to sign bill to ease freeway construction
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/2195427.html
Daily Breeze

Supervisors 'sign off' on tentative agreement to drop suit against LAX plan
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/01/12/news_-_features/lax/1lax.txt
The Argonaut

Venice: Grass Roots Venice committee doesn't support new MTA bus yard redevelopment plan
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/01/12/news_-_features/top_stories/2v.txt
The Argonaut

With a State Park at Stake, Opponents of O.C. Tollway Extension Offer Directions
Environmental groups back a beltway and I-5 widening to avoid building the Foothill South turnpike through San Onofre State Beach
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad13jan13,0,290924.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

1/12/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday January 12, 2006

Anaheim, OCTA agree on hub site
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_943591.php
Orange County Register

As bonds dominate budget talk, transportation groups prepare ballot initiative campaign to protect highway revenues
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=424
Capitol Weekly

Council Decides Not to Review LAX Pact: The decision means that contractor Tutor-Saliba can move the airport's southernmost runway
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airport12jan12,0,7586083.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Gov. Gets Earful From GOP: Republican legislators want Schwarzenegger to slash borrowing for his $222-billion public works plan and ease environmental rules
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-arnold12jan12,0,5898178.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Green Valley road to reopen: Route altered as repairs continue
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3393194
Los Angeles Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Group says agency's figures skewed in favor of tollway plan
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_943374.php
Orange County Register

More bus stops to get lights
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/article_943590.php
Orange County Register

New Bus Terminal Opens (Pico Rimpau)
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_011155517.html
CBS 2 News TV

Planning for success (New Los Angeles City Planner)
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-planner12jan12,0,3319715.story?coll=la-news-comment-editorials
Los Angeles Times

Roadwork might be unclogged: Governor's budget plan includes local projects
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_3393547
San Bernardino Sun

S. Calif. Gets Failing Mark in Transportation
http://www.govtech.net/magazine/channel_story.php/97846
Government Technology

'Subway to sea' ignores L.A.'s sad history
http://www.avpress.com/n/10/0110_s11.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Temporary span ahead of schedule, on budget
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3394017
Whittier Daily News

Tinseltown Premieres New Holly Trolley: Club hoppers, tourists and residents will be able to get to all the hot spots for only $1
http://snipurl.com/licr
Los Angeles Independent

Transforming Los Angeles into a Real City
http://snipurl.com/lid5
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Tutor-Saliba keeps LAX runway work: City Council won't overturn contract
http://dailynews.com/news/ci_3393381
Los Angeles Daily News

1/11/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday January 11, 2006

405 Carpool Lane Bill Speeds Toward Approval: The measure allowing for a 'design-build" project to save time is expected to receive support of the governor
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool11jan11,0,4182793.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Arnold plans no new taxes
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3390014
Los Angeles Daily News

Arnold's mistake: Re "Schwarzenegger wants rail bond put on hold" (Jan. 7):
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_3389663
Los Angeles Daily News

Bullet train left at station in governor's strategic plan
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/ca/story/14046769p-14878181c.html
Sacramento Bee

Gas prices climbing rapidly: California drivers see 13-cent increase in just one week
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/11/BUGN8GLALM1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Governor prepared to see lots of changes in his bond plan
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/11/MNGQ4GLH1V1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Gov.'s Budget Cuts Welfare, Boosts Schools: Schwarzenegger also seeks billions for transit. Lawmakers of both parties are lukewarm to the $125.6-billion election-year plan
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget11jan11,0,458683.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

In L.A., Visibility And a Vision
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/10/AR2006011001179.html
Washington Post

Oropeza to take the lead for public works agenda
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/2181482.html
Daily Breeze

Shuttle service design unveiled
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3390201
Whittier Daily News

Sign it, Arnold: The 405 car-pool bill must come before design-build battle
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3389787
Los Angeles Daily News

1/10/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday January 10, 2006

405 lane up to Arnold: L.A. leaders elated by bill's passage
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_3386508
Los Angeles Daily News

City of neighborhoods: New L.A. planning director shepherded smart growth in San Diego
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3386135
Los Angeles Daily News

Climb in gas prices under way
http://www.avpress.com/n/09/0109_s1.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Dreier's dilemma
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-dreier10jan10,0,3386365.story?coll=la-news-comment-editorials
Los Angeles Times

Gov. Schwarzenegger Proposes Long-Term Strategic Growth Plan, Sets Transportation as a Top Investment Target
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=5176&state=5&res=1024
Smart Growth Online

House Republicans ask Dreier to spearhead reforms
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3387141
Pasadena Star News

Living on the Right Side of the Tracks: Building near train stations, developers hope to attract buyers weary of traffic jams
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-village10jan10,1,1839632.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Mayor cites 'smart growth' for choice of planning head
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3386447
Los Angeles Daily News

No Dip Seen for '06 Gas Prices: A recent steep rise in the cost of self-serve regular ends 13 straight weeks of decline, survey says
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas10jan10,1,1086406.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

OCTA Fears Gov.'s Plan Is Competition: The bid for Measure M extension could make the same ballot as $222-billion bond effort
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa10jan10,1,441402.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

OCTA starts Measure M extension draft: Staff is told to write a proposition about the sales tax
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/article_938410.php
Orange County Register

Roadblocks to Schwarzenegger's plan?: Re "Governor Needs Widespread Support for Blockbuster Plan," Jan. 7
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-lew-gov10jan10,0,1320160.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger's Budget Would Trigger Billions in New Spending: He wants to increase funding for education, transportation and healthcare. Analysts ask if the state will be able to afford the future costs
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-budget10jan10,1,942784.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Top 25 Newsmakers of 2005 (list includes R. Thorpe)
http://enr.ecnext.com/coms2/summary_0271-24044_ITM
Engineering News Record

TransLink program again tries to unify Bay Area transit fares
http://sanjose.bizjournals.com/sanjose/stories/2006/01/09/story6.html?jst=cn_cn_lk
San Jose Business Journal

Value Investing (scroll down for editorial on Gov. Schwarzenegger's "Strategic Growth Plan,")
http://snipurl.com/lg2a
Santa Monica Lookout/Surf News

Transportation Headlines for Monday January 9, 2006

A Planning Plan With Promise: New Department Staffers to Tackle L.A. River, Housing And Preservation
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/01/09/news/news03.txt
Los Angeles Downtown News

Car-train crash kills woman: Metrolink train slams into vehicle at Buena Vista Street and San Fernando Road three years to the day of previous fatal accident
http://www.burbankleader.com/front/story/34769p-51236c.html
Burbank Leader

Connector plan advances
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3383705
Los Angeles Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Designer selected for Claremont station (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3383780
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Palmdale officials check Shanghai train
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3383703
Los Angeles Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Southland flunks test in mobility
http://www.avpress.com/n/07/0107_s3.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Ventura's Manager Demands 'Smart Growth': The self-taught expert in urban redevelopment presses builders to focus on the community. His approach has touched a few nerves
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-profile9jan09,1,3803449.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Transportation Headlines for Sat. Jan. 7 and Sun. Jan. 8, 2006

A lot of 'ifs' for ports plan: Some like the sound of the governor's funding proposal, but others question the cost and smog implications
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2163757.html
Daily Breeze

Driver Skirted Train Gates (Metrolink)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/state/la-me-crash8jan08,1,640579.story?coll=la-news-state
Los Angeles Times

From roads to rails, California to rebuild
http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0109/p03s02-uspo.html
Christian Science Monitor

Funding Is Not the Only Hurdle to Fixing the 710
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/state/la-me-longbeach7jan07,1,2852817.story?coll=la-news-state
Los Angeles Times

Governor asks lawmakers to dump bond measure for high-speed rail
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2006/01/06/state/n181132S24.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Governor Calls for Increased Transportation Infrastructure, More Roads, More Ports, Better Air Quality for a Better Future for Californians
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/1/prweb329878.htm
PR Web/Southern California Leadership Council

Building plan is crucial, but hold debt to minimum
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_3380912
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Governor Needs Widespread Support for Blockbuster Plan
http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-me-state7jan07,1,3877088.story?coll=la-headlines-politics
Los Angeles Times

Governor praises ACE rail project
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3379766
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Governor's $1 billion LA-Long Beach port proposal is making friends and foes
http://www.mercedsearch.com/news/661.html
Merced Search

Gov.'s Growth, Clean Air Plans Said to Clash
http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-me-environment7jan07,1,2813795.story?coll=la-headlines-politics
Los Angeles Times

Governor's plan omits housing and transit: Critics say crucial needs unmet under ambitious bond proposal
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/07/BAGFNGJL2R1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

In Los Angeles, Hope Revived for Subway
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/01/07/ap/national/mainD8F00TNG0.shtml
CBS News

Lawmakers set goals for Capitol swan song: Chu, Liu, Mountjoy leaving Assembly
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3382038
Pasadena Star News

Massive ignoring of transit: Southland officials feel Arnold's plan falls short
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3379165
Los Angeles Daily News

Mass-transit option urged in traffic plan
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3379348
Whittier Daily News

New City Planner Is Named: Gail Goldberg leaves a similar position in San Diego to guide L.A.'s growth.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-planning8jan08,1,2411133.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Proposal hints at traffic relief: The governor's plan includes $1 billion for the region's busiest highways
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_ieroads07.22b2ef1b.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Rialto paving way for future: Parking to be widened at Metrolink station
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_3381681
San Bernardino Sun

Schwarzenegger Proposes $222-Billion Plan for California Growth
http://enr.ecnext.com/coms2/summary_0271-24023_ITM
Engineering News Record

'Subway to the sea'
http://snipurl.com/le94
Desert Sun

The road to gridlock
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-roads7jan07,0,7410524.story?coll=la-news-comment-editorials
Los Angeles Times

Truck lanes included in Schwarzenegger’s plan
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=51041
ETrucker

Veteran planner hired to guide Los Angeles' growth
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2165612.html
Daily Breeze