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1/28/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday January 28, 2006

710 route boosters map new strategy: Cities cite proposed public works plan
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3446526
Pasadena Star News

Air Panel Declines to Rescind Rail Pact
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-sbriefs28.1jan28,0,3855109.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Busted bus design (El Monte Station)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opnyourview/ci_3445637
Pasadena Star News

Defending Rosendahl: Re "Tunnel vision" Our Opinions, Jan. 20 (Scroll down page)
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_3439632
Los Angeles Daily News

Democrats Have Own Rebuilding Ideas: The Legislature's Democratic majority is preparing to jettison whole sections of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to rebuild California's public works, including expansion of jails, renovation of courthouses and miles of highway upgrades
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-infrastructure28jan28,0,4301533.story?coll=la-story-footer&track=morenews
Los Angeles Times

Faulty meters raise bigger parking issue: Cabrillo Beach machines were meant to provide an alternative to all-day fees. Hahn suggests the port take over the lot.
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2247056.html
Daily Breeze

Gas going up again: Drivers sick, tired of yo-yo prices
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_3445521
Los Angeles Daily News

Labor Lends Its Clout to Port Pollution Battle: Dockworkers union says it will pressure shipowners to cut diesel fumes at all West Coast facilities. Emissions have been linked to asthma
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-docks28jan28,0,5203777.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink hopes riders look beyond short term: Track work will means three months of disruptions, but better service after
http://www.pe.com/localnews/riverside/stories/PE_News_Local_D_trains27.1d54a69e.html
Riverside Press Enteprise

MTA Hopes for Bus Only Lane in Beverly Hills
http://www.canyon-news.com/artman/publish/article_4033.php
Canyon News

OCTA plans more solar-powered bus stop lights: Officials direct staff to investigate a better deal
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_970097.php
Orange County Register

Off the rails, again: Re "Gov. Calls for Big Investment in L.A. Rail System," Jan. 21
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-saturday28.6jan28,0,3595608.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Paving way for airport's future: Kern County planning commissioners approved changes to the zoning around the Mojave Airport
http://www.avpress.com/n/28/0128_s9.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Public asked to comment on General Plan update (Lancaster)
http://www.avpress.com/n/27/0127_s8.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Repaving to close parts of Hwy. 126
http://www.venturacountystar.com/vcs/county_news/article/0,1375,VCS_226_4423467,00.html
Ventura County Star

"Smart development' next big infrastructure push: Downtown-type building planned to help relieve traffic congestion (Smart Growth Urged for State)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3445989
Inland Valley Daily

Toll on 405 would be cure-all for L.A.
http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=35627
UCLA Daily Bruin

1/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday January 27, 2006

2006 Potential Transit Ballot Measures
http://www.cfte.org/success/2006BallotMeasures.asp
Center for Transportation Excellence

Anaheim mayor lobbies for transportation hub
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_968040.php
Orange County Register

Ceremony observes anniversary of Metrolink crash
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3441551
Los Angeles Daily News

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Providing Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=5788
Transportation Research Board

Foes of State Pollution Pact With 2 Railroads Urge Panel to Redo It: Air Resources Board will revisit the deal that activists and residents near rail yards term a sellout. Officials call criticism unwarranted
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-railroads27jan27,0,1590191.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Fuel Tax and Alternatives for Transportation Funding
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=5810
Transportation Research Board

Future is now: Program prepares way for converted cars (hydrogen)
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_hydrogen26.182e6243.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Glendale sends $12 million plea to Washington (includes roads and buses)
http://www.dailynews.com/glendale/ci_3434548
Los Angeles Daily News

Gold Line introducing express service
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3441676
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Gov. should endorse rail idea
http://www.dailytrojan.com/media/paper679/news/2006/01/25/Opinions/Gov-Should.Endorse.Rail.Idea-1503533.shtml?norewrite&sourcedomain=www.dailytrojan.com
USC Daily Trojan

LA Auto Club: Gas Prices Rise Past $2.50 Per Gallon in the Fourth Week of Increases
http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2006/01/27/208712.html
Auto Channel

Metrolink Locomotive Derails Inside Rail Yard
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-briefs27.2jan27,0,6567331.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink rail repairs to begin next week: Work on Riverside line will gradually move east through Pomona, Ontario
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3437657
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Rail improvements will affect Metrolink: Service will be disrupted for up to 20 days as 43.3 miles of track are updated
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_S_trains26.1824ff54.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Rail, textbook bills advance (AB158 Rail Safety)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3441833
Whittier Daily News

Report Challenges Claims About Ethanol
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ethanol27jan27,1,4442662.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Residents sound off over bridge traffic safety, noisy construction (Beverly Boulevard)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3441830
Whittier Daily News

Southland economy solid: Housing cool-down shouldn't hurt (SCAG Regional Economic Forecast)
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_3441005
Los Angeles Daily News

Transit-rider debit cards set for test this summer
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20060127-9999-7m27nctd.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Transportation Knowledge Networks: A Management Strategy for the 21st Century
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=5789
Transportation Research Board

TRB Study Finds No Short-Term Road Funding Crisis, But Calls for More Tolling
http://enr.ecnext.com/coms2/summary_0271-24503_ITM
Engineering News Record

Westside Officials Mount Public Campaign for Transit Funds
http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2006/January-2006/01_27_06_Westside_Officials_Mount_Public_Campaign.htm
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout

1/26/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday January 26, 2006

Arnold's $222 billion plan pays off in approval boost
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3437503
Los Angeles Daily News

Back to the Future--Rosendahl to Support Postponement on RAD Sunset Project
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_more.php?id=213_0_1_0_M
Venice Paper

Bridge tolls rising to $4 next January
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/26/BAGHRGT0ML1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Bullet train likely chugging to derailment
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/26/BAGHRGT0GH1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Caltrans works on replacing freeway sign
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060125-9999-1m25sign.html
San Diego Union-Tribune

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes, New Update on RAD Sunset
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_comments.php?id=212_0_1_0_C
Venice Paper

Former RAD Sunset Opponent Now Supports Project
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_comments.php?id=210_0_1_0_C
Venice Paper

Rail improvements will affect Metrolink
http://snipurl.com/lyn5
PE.com

Riverside train line to undergo repairs
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3438628
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

The Day Disaster Changed Their Lives (Metrolink)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-metrolink26jan26,0,1449935.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

1/25/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday January 25, 2006

Bond called small step on long road for region
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_intersection24.deb41e8.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the interstate
http://www.autoblog.com/2006/01/24/happy-50th-b-day-to-interstate-system/
Autoblog
AASHTO Website: http://www.interstate50th.org/

Court ousts action against Measure I: decision means an environmental group can't go on with its case against the transportation tax plan
http://www.pe.com/localnews/sanbernardino/stories/PE_News_Local_P_bsanbag24.deb4731.html

Faster Freight - Cleaner Air 2006: A summit on North America goods movement and air quality
http://www.ffca2006.com/
FFCA2006

Governor's growth plan greeted with suspicion: The major public-works spending proposal brings doubts from both sides.
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_bond25.12f565a1.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

More Freight Moves on U.S. Transportation System than Previously Reported, DOT Estimates
http://www.autospectator.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=2977
Autospectator

Neighborhood Council Just Says ‘No’ to Project Proposed for MTA Lot (Venice Division)
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_comments.php?id=211_0_1_0_C
Venice Paper

New mayor takes growth as given: Beaumont Mayor Jeff Fox, the new chairman of the Riverside Transit Agency's board of directors
http://www.pe.com/localnews/pass/stories/PE_News_Local_D_year24.deb42bf.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Ninth Annual Regional Economic Forecast Conference for Southern California
http://www.scag.ca.gov/cgi/registration/regecon9/index.cfm
Southern California Association of Governments

No free ride for the roads (Dan Walters, Sacramento Bee)
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/113802454348391.html
Victor Valley Daily Press

Oakland is fastest growing port in the West
http://www.insidebayarea.com/localnews/ci_3430587
Inside Bay Area

Port of Los Angeles sets new volume record
http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/CA6301691.html
Logistics Management

Same Gold Line, but faster: Express rail service will skip some stations
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3434695
Pasadena Star News

TIMES PAST: JAN. 25, 1948 - The Train Didn't Have a Reservation
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-a2anniversary25jan25,0,4990141.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Transport Department Inspector General resigns
http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=domesticNews&storyID=2006-01-23T225230Z_01_N23336048_RTRUKOC_0_US-TRANSPORT-MEAD.xml&archived=False
Reuters

Ventura County Plans to Steer Its Transit Policy Away From Cars: Supervisors will include increasing the use of bicycles, buses, trains in area's growth guidelines
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-vcsupes25jan25,0,4562241.story?coll=la-headlines-californiaLos Angeles Times

1/24/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday January 24, 2006

Action urged to utilize other airports more
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3430930
Los Angeles Daily News

Airport Commission Approves LAX-Union Station Bus Service
http://www.nbc4.tv/travelgetaways/6398797/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

FlyAway Service to LAX Will Be Added at Union Station: Nonstop shuttle buses to airport will be offered from new park-and-ride site in downtown L.A
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-flyaway24jan24,0,765740.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Governor's Building Plan Raises Concerns: Democrats say his infrastructure proposal would erode lawmakers' and local governments' power to make decisions on key policy issues
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-fight24jan24,0,1992503.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Gov. touts I.E. plans: Schwarzenegger wants traffic improvements
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_3430939
San Bernardino Sun

Los Angeles Airport to Expand FlyAway Bus System to Union Station to Increase Convenience, Ease Traffic Congestion
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=107200
Marketwire

Never-ending traffic: Re "Residents stirred up over sewer" (Jan. 18):
http://dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_3430332
Los Angeles Daily News

New look for downtown Lancaster: City to start revitalization plan
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3430325
Los Angeles Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

New York MTA Expands Its Foreign Language Reach Through Automatic Web Site Translation Pilot
http://mta.info/mta/news/releases06/060119.htm
New York MTA

Next stop: LAX by way of Union Station: Commissioners for the airport sign off on a downtown bus line to carry people to and from terminals
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2222316.html
Daily Breeze

Orange County Transit Agency Names New Chairman
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_961222.php
Orange County Register

Orange Line 'near-miss' rate slows
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3430723
Los Angeles Daily News

Speed-measuring signs grab drivers' attention
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3431238
Whittier Daily News

Studies Support Emissions Plans: Two independent analyses say an effort, opposed by business, to cut greenhouse gases could be beneficial for California's economy
http://www.latimes.com/business/careers/work/la-me-climate23jan23,1,5379952.story?coll=la-headlines-business-careers
Los Angeles Times

Top planner led agency rebirth (Gail Goldberg)
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060123-9999-1m23goldberg.htmlSan Diego Union Tribune

1/23/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday January 23, 2006

Backers of Train Bridge need to build support (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3428513
Pasadena Star News

City of Paramount's red-light cameras in red
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3425455
Long Beach Press Telegram

City to Install New Lights Near Downtown
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/01/23/news/news_briefs/at05.txt
L.A. Downtown News

LNG the easy way: Australian company's plan could finesse the fight over Long Beach site
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_3424912
Long Beach Press Telegram

New Los Angeles port chief enters storm: Geraldine Knatz, who begins today, is expected to find herself tested by vocal community activists, legally savvy environmentalists, 18 ambitious city politicians and a harbor commission president not known for his patience
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2216511.html
Daily Breeze

Thousand Oaks will consider transportation expansion plan
http://www.venturacountystar.com/vcs/co_valley/article/0,1375,VCS_166_4408579,00.html
Ventura County Star

Train Safety Pushed Year After Los Angeles Crash
http://www.masstransitmag.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=3&id=237
Mass Transit

Transit plans gather backing: SoCal's funding needs emphasized
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3423395
Whittier Daily News

1/22/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday January 22, 2006

1 year after Metrolink crash, family mourns: Father, coach was always willing to lend a hand
http://dailynews.com/news/ci_3425394
Daily News

Arnold's budget: dull, centrist ... and responsible. Jill Stewart, Guest Columnist
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3424802
Los Angeles Daily News

Californians plan exit strategies: Some take the money and run; some just can't afford to stay
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_exodus22.379a47b.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

County officials consider new ways to tackle traffic
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_interstate22.379a4b8.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Crowded LA revives dream of building 'subway to sea'
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0122lasubway22.html
AZ Central

Editorial: A $222 Billion Wish List
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/01/22/EDG5TG19EU1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Governor envisions 18% less infuriating commute: He says spending plan can unclog highways
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20060122-9999-1n22trans.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Speakout on 'How would you solve traffic gridlock?'
http://www.presstelegram.com/speakout/ci_3421434
Long Beach Press Telegram

Street Parking Only
http://www.laist.com/archives/2006/01/21/street_parking_only.php
Laist Blog

Times Past: Jan. 22, 1956 - A Train Disaster's Chaotic Aftermath
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-nua2anniversary22jan22,0,4242869.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Traffic Circle keeps cars moving
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3425415
Long Beach Press Telegram

Traffic signals a complex system
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3425436
Long Beach Press Telegram

Wheel deal for seniors: Shuttle begins free service in South Whittier
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3426331Whittier Daily News