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3/04/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday March 4, 2006

Cars Take a Back Seat to Mass Transit? Nonsense, Official Says (Ventura County)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-vctransit4mar04,1,1065983.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

City To Install Hundreds Of New Turn Signals
http://ktla.trb.com/news/ktla-shawnleftturn,0,4055101.story?coll=ktla-news-1
KTLA 5 TV

Left-Turn Signals To Be Installed At 450 Intersections
http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/7657855/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

New Bus Route Links Santa Clarita, S.F. Valleys
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_063140853.html
CBS 2 TV

Overnight Construction On I-405 Commences
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_063142901.html
CBS 2 TV

Route 125 on track for '07 completion: Toll road in Chula Vista is called 'economic lifeline'
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060304-9999-7m4sr125.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Stop the suffering for 80,000 commuters
http://www.avpress.com/n/03/0303_s8.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Supervisor Tickled Pink Over Orange Line Ridership
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_062192411.html
CBS 2 TV

3/03/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday March 3, 2006

APTA installs Silver as new association chair
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_newspick.cfm?id=9062963
Metro

Benefits of Public Transportation: Conserving Energy and Preserving the Air We Breath
http://www.publictransportation.org/pdf/preserving_air.pdf
Center for Transportation Excellence

Bit of Old Hollywood Imperiled: L.A. agency votes to oust about 30 small firms to make way for a $400-million retail-residential project. Merchants protest (Hollywood and Vine)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-hollywood3_mar03,1,7336774.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Brooking Institution Public Policy Report: "One-Fifth of America: A Comprehensive Guide to America's First Suburbs"
http://www.brookings.edu/metro/pubs/20060215_firstsuburbs.htm
Brookings

Burke Says She Likely Will Retire in 2008
http://snipurl.com/n4jo
Los Angeles Wave

California population passes 37 million: L.A. County grows by just 0.9% in 2005 (Bond plan)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3564587
Pasadena Star News

Caltrans Testifies on Governor's Proposed Investment In Intelligent Transportation Systems To Save Motorists' Time, Improve Air Quality and Enhance Road Safety
http://snipurl.com/n4l5
Business Wire

Clean Air Regulations, Clean Diesel - ULSD Fuel
http://www.masstransitmag.com/publication/article.jsp?pubId=1&id=340
Mass Transit

Counting on Cars: A Disaster in the Making
http://www.emagazine.com/view/?2899&src=QHA022
Environmental Magazine

Debates resume over PCH safety
http://www.malibutimes.com/articles/2006/03/01/news/news3.txt
Malibu Times

Ferrari Case Takes New Twist With Possible Tie to Bus Agency: The trail leads to a nonprofit operating out of a Monrovia repair shop
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ferrari3mar03,1,2366247.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Federal Railroad Administration to reduce rail accidents linked to human error
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_newspick.cfm?id=9062971
Metro

Imagination, funding are lacking in rail plan
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-lew-rail3mar03,0,7536933.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Mar Vista: Community Council wants bus shelters with ads restricted to business areas
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/03/02/news_-_features/top_stories/3mv.txt
The Argonaut

More people now departing state than moving here: Population trend reversing course for 1st time since '98
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/03/BAGEEHHUQL1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Nancy Krasne Overlooked As Beverly Hills Planning Commission Vice Chair
http://www.bhweekly.com/cityschools.nclk
Beverly Hills Weekly

North County Transit District Bus terminal, retail center, condos proposed
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20060302-9999-1mc2transit.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Neighborhood Council wants LA City Planning Commission to deny Metro bus yard proposal (Metro Venice Division 6)
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/03/02/news_-_features/venice/v2.txt
The Argonaut

Non-stop bus service between Union Station in downtown LA and LAX begins Wed., March 15th
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/03/02/news_-_features/lax/lax1.txt
The Argonaut

Population growth underscores urgency of infrastructure projects
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14225122p-15049544c.html
Sacramento Bee

Port truck traffic still headed up: Harbor panel is told to expect current numbers to double by 2030 despite trip-reduction measures
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2400096.html
Daily Breeze

San Fernando’s Street Car of Desire is a Trolley
http://snipurl.com/n4kc
San Fernando Sun

Spanning For Gold – Express Service, Airport Extension (Goldline Foothill Extension)
http://www.sanmarinotribune.com/tribune/read/publisher_28/2006-02-15.01
San Marino Tribune

State population growth slows: Increase modest, but officials still concerned
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3563608
Los Angeles Daily News

Subway turnstiles are the way to go
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-lew-turnstiles3mar03,0,6124005.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

3/02/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday March 2, 2006

Advocates for linking Gold, Red lines vie for MTA seat
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3560635
Pasadena Star News

Antelope Valley commute time twice state's median
http://www.avpress.com/n/28/0228_s1.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Bond money should not help developers
http://pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_3559755
Pasadena Star News

Burbank and Glendale City leaders want link to MTA runs: 2 local officials vie for seat on transportation agency
http://www.dailynews.com/glendale/ci_3560023
Daily News/Glendale Edition

Delivers service (scroll down to letter to the editor “No Gold Rush” re: Feb 26 “Express Trains Right on Track”)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opnyourview/ci_3559761
Pasadena Star News

Ex-Mayor to Lead Real Estate Fund: James K. Hahn is named CEO of an $800-million bid to create affordable housing and other L.A.-area developments
http://www.latimes.com/sports/basketball/nba/lakers/la-fi-hahn2mar02,1,1785854.story?coll=la-headlines-sports-nba-lakers
Los Angeles Times

Infrastructure June vote in doubt: As March 10 deadline looms, Democratic lawmakers blame governor for inaction
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/02/BAGR8HGQ3F1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

More Than 700 Transit Leaders Convene In Washington -- Implementation of SAFETEA-LU, Transit Security on Agenda
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/060216transit_leaders.cfm
American Public Transit Association

New Non-Stop FlyAway Bus Service From Union Station to Los Angeles International Airport Starts March 15; First Two Weeks Free for Public Transit Riders: Non-Stop Bus Service to Airport Terminals Will Depart Every 30 Minutes for $3 Fare
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=111631
Market Wire

Ports of Exhaust: Who’ll foot the bill for cleaner big rigs?
http://www.laweekly.com/news/12810/ports-of-exhaust/
L.A. Weekly

Sanbag gives OK to get bids for signal synchronization project
http://sbsun.com/news/ci_3559707
San Bernardino Sun

State Transport Plan Doesn’t Get Off the Ground: The scheme is ''virtually silent'' on the movement of air cargo, says analyst
http://www.caltradereport.com/eWebPages/front-page-1141224124.html
Cal Trade Report

Street Closures for Oscars Announced
http://www.smmirror.com/MainPages/DisplayArticleDetails.asp?eid=2654
Santa Monica Mirror

Three counties tackle 'deathtrap' makeover: Construction will begin within the next couple of months to widen State Route 14 north of Mojave, the two-year project will transform the strip of asphalt into a four-lane expressway
http://www.avpress.com/n/27/0227_s3.hts
Antelope Valley Press

3/01/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 1, 2006

Burke Confirms the Rumors: She Plans to Retire: One of L.A.'s first black politicians, the supervisor is ready to move on
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-burke1mar01,0,4044940,full.story?coll=la-home-local
Los Angeles Times

Bus rules L.A. transit
http://www.metronews.ca/column_in_transit.asp?id=14312&cid=634
Metro News Canada

California legislators want truck-only toll roads
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=51968
E Trucker

Evolution of Transportation: How data management can ensure you don’t miss the bus!
http://www.b-eye-network.com/view/2425?jsessionid=bebf8833ff05ba0b760bdea3ae982584
B Eye Network

Field Poll: Public Works Projects Backed – Governor’s bond plan draws more support than he does
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14223757p-15048701c.html
Sacramento Bee

Governor steers road plan in his favor: Decisions on state highway projects used to be made by a commission composed of engineers. Gray Davis and others politicized the process and now Gov. Schwarzenegger is doing the same
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/2381286.html
Daily Breeze/Sacramento Bee

L.A.'s road rage needs a bus fix, not a subway
http://www.dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_3555315
Los Angeles Daily News

MTA Bus Collides with Train
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=3948613
ABC 7 TV

Passenger Transported To Hospital After Train Strikes MTA Bus
http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/7538420/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

State of our roads (State Bond)
http://www.thedesertsun.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060228/NEWS10/602280341/1024
Desert Sun

Train Strikes MTA Bus
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_059084200.html
CBS 2 TV

Voters like governor's $68 billion bond plan: Job performance rating still down, latest survey shows
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/01/BAG51HG9SA1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 1, 2006

Burke Confirms the Rumors: She Plans to Retire: One of L.A.'s first black politicians, the supervisor is ready to move on
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-burke1mar01,0,4044940,full.story?coll=la-home-local
Los Angeles Times

Bus rules L.A. transit
http://www.metronews.ca/column_in_transit.asp?id=14312&cid=634
Metro News Canada

California legislators want truck-only toll roads
http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=51968
E Trucker

Evolution of Transportation: How data management can ensure you don’t miss the bus!
http://www.b-eye-network.com/view/2425?jsessionid=bebf8833ff05ba0b760bdea3ae982584
B Eye Network

Field Poll: Public Works Projects Backed – Governor’s bond plan draws more support than he does
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14223757p-15048701c.html
Sacramento Bee

Governor steers road plan in his favor: Decisions on state highway projects used to be made by a commission composed of engineers. Gray Davis and others politicized the process and now Gov. Schwarzenegger is doing the same
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/2381286.html
Daily Breeze/Sacramento Bee

L.A.'s road rage needs a bus fix, not a subway
http://www.dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_3555315
Los Angeles Daily News

MTA Bus Collides with Train
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=3948613
ABC 7 TV

Passenger Transported To Hospital After Train Strikes MTA Bus
http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/7538420/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

State of our roads (State Bond)
http://www.thedesertsun.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060228/NEWS10/602280341/1024
Desert Sun

Train Strikes MTA Bus
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_059084200.html
CBS 2 TV

Voters like governor's $68 billion bond plan: Job performance rating still down, latest survey shows
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/01/BAG51HG9SA1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

2/28/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday February 28, 2006

Can School Board Hopefuls Handle a Pop Quiz? (Scroll down to Q: Does county Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky support Villaraigosa's wish to extend the subway to the sea — and why does it matter?)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-councilqa27feb27,1,4955716,full.story
Los Angeles Times

Company, not cops, ticketed drivers, attorneys say: Red-light camera contracts illegal, lawsuit contends
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20060228/news_1m28lights.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Construction worker dies after trench wall caves in (210 Freeway Extension)
http://snipurl.com/n0a3
Riverside Press Enterprise

Fifth Annual Planetizen Top 10 Books List, 2006 Edition
http://www.planetizen.com/books/2006
Planetizen

Foothill Transit plans new bus line
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3553874
Pasadena Star News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Infrastructure plan doesn't fly
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/02/27/EDG93HEIMI1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Metrolink services interrupted by suspicious packages
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3553496
Whittier Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

New law snuffs out smoking at Metro bus shelters
http://www.metrokc.gov/kcdot/news/2006/nr060227_smoking.htm
King County DOT News

OCTA to offer cities $30 million for transit studies: Each one can receive $100,000 to begin to develop ideas on how to link its residents to Metrolink system
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1020666.php
Orange County Register

O.C. Cities Explore Transit Options
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa28feb28,1,2079808.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Park Users Ponder Road's Toll: Visitors to San Onofre State Beach have varying reactions to O.C.'s plan to extend the 241: There's support, anger and resignation
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-tollroad27feb27,1,4048649.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Phoenix Light rail seeks out fare plans: New ticket device, smart card on list
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/0227fares0227.html
Arizona Republic

Study Shows Series Hybrid Electric Buses Significantly Improve Fuel Economy and Reliability in New York City
http://snipurl.com/n09u
Business Wire

Time to Work: Commuting Times and Modes of Transportation of California Workers
http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=660
Public Policy Institute of California

Toll increases won't curb use, history shows: 91 EXPRESS LANES: But the hikes have raised funds and spawned talks of expansion projects
http://www.pe.com/localnews/southwest/stories/PE_News_Local_S_tolldough27.8ff9bf3.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Transit troubles ahead, ex-Amtrak head warns
http://www.udel.edu/PR/UDaily/2006/feb/gunn022706.html
U Daily Delaware

Transport hub back on Indio's radar: Officials plan effort to jump start project shelved years ago due to staff changes
http://snipurl.com/n0a0
Desert Sun

US Congressman Larson Urges State To Assert Leadership in Fuel Cell Development
http://www.fuelcellsworks.com/Supppage4647.html
Fuel Cell Works

2/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday February 27, 2006

Alarcon Just Says No to Rumors of Nuñez Challenge
http://www.garmentandcitizen.com/category/news/nunez-alarcon.php
Garment and Citizen

Dan Walters: Highway program moves ever closer to pork barrel politics
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14223060p-15048280c.html
Sacramento Bee

Deadline looms for bond measure: Hope fades for getting a deal on a giant public works program in time for the June ballot
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14223058p-15048278c.html
Sacramento Bee

Goods Movement Projects Must Candidly Account for Environmental Concerns
http://www.metroinvestmentreport.com/mir/?module=displaystory&story_id=331&format=html
Metro Investment Report

Governor's cap on bonds gets first legislative test
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/02/27/news/politics/13_24_362_26_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Los Angeles commuter rail service to get new cars with latest safety features
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=4553947&nav=9qrx
KESQ 3 TV

Metrolink Train Loses Power At Baldwin Park Station
http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/7502904/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Motorists wait for completion of major projects on Interstate 5, 15 in 2007
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/02/27/news/top_stories/22606183352.txt
North County Times/Californian

On the Map: Downtown-Based Cartifact Puts a High-Tech Spin on the Wayfinding Field
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/02/27/news/news02.txt
Los Angeles Downtown News

Plans to swap bus route with dial-a-ride may be controversial (AVTA)
http://www.avpress.com/n/26/0226_s6.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Portland’s Cong. Blumenauer Pledges to Support California's Transportation Initiatives
http://www.metroinvestmentreport.com/mir/?module=displaystory&story_id=336&format=html
Metro Investment Report

Public-Private Financings Are Providing Billions for Infrastructure
http://www.metroinvestmentreport.com/mir/?module=displaystory&story_id=332&format=html
Metro Investment Report

Residential Remake of Eastside Sears Moves Forward
http://www.garmentandcitizen.com/category/news/residential-remake-sears.php
Garment and Citizen

Transit Disoriented: Mass Transportation Advocate Pulls No Punches at Downtown Lecture
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/02/27/news/news04.txt
Los Angeles Downtown News

Ugly transit numbers (Gold Line)
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_3549900
Long Beach Press Telegram

2/26/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday February 26, 2006

Contractor settles suit over billing: Tutor-Saliba, the company moving an LAX runway closer to El Segundo, was accused of overcharging San Francisco millions of dollars
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/2363276.html
Daily Breeze

Express trains on right track (Gold Line)
http://www.sgvtribune.com/opinions/ci_3547538
San Gabriel Valley Tribune/Whittier Daily News

Gold Line ‘Express’ Is ‘Less’ to Some Riders
http://www.egpnews.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=browse&id=3&pageid=2590
Eastside Sun

Governor's cap on bonds gets first legislative test
http://snipurl.com/mz0d
Mercury News

Gov.'s Plan Is a Boon to Area Rail: Infrastructure proposal aims to cut truck traffic and overall pollution by unclogging train routes. But it depends heavily on private sector funds
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-larail26feb26,1,7588703.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Hybrids not clogging car pool lanes
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/politics/13966721.htm
Contra Costa Times

Lengthy battle over 710 Freeway is music to his ears
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3548474
Pasadena Star News

Not enough desire for streetcar¹s red line
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_3548389
Redlands Daily Facts

Parties still split on bonds
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/13966727.htm
Contra Costa Times

Schwarzenegger, in Washington with governors, defends bond plan
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/02/26/news/state/8_32_432_26_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Skyline to take shape as area cities build up
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3548472
Pasadena Star News

Stop! Bridge work ahead: Road to close for bridge work
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3547522
Los Angeles Daily News / Antelope Valley Edition

Transportation Authority mulling turnstiles on LA's Red Line subway
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=4553864&nav=9qrx
KESQ 3 TV

Transportation officials consider partnerships with private sector
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/114097512619841.html
Victorville Daily Press

Transportation Headlines for Saturday February 25, 2006

Blaze destroys 32 buses at Murrieta sales yard: Freeway traffic near I-215 was snarled as firefighters from several agencies battled the fire
http://www.pe.com/localnews/southwest/stories/PE_News_Local_D_fire25.22317313.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Cheaper bus pass planned for Riverside County: The new, weekly option is intended to help RTA regain passengers
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_buspass25.227b971b.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

In Land of Freeways, Mass Transit Makes Nary a Dent
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/24/national/24traffic.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
New York Times

Lawyers Tussle as Blue Bus Victim Watches
http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2006/February-2006/02_24_06_Lawyers_Tussle.htm
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Metrolink board OKs deal to buy safer rail cars
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3544576
Los Angeles Daily News

Metrolink OKs Deal to Buy 87 Safer Cars
http://www.latimes.com/technology/la-me-crash25feb25,1,7850511.story?coll=la-headlines-technology
Los Angeles Times

MTA Looks at Turnstiles to Snag Scofflaws: The agency considers scrapping the honor system for barrier devices at all Red Line stations. Transit advocates are outraged
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/los_angeles_metro/la-me-cheat25feb25,1,3731260.story?coll=la-commun-los_angeles_metro
Los Angeles Times

SANDAG aims to simplify bus, train fares
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/02/25/news/sandiego/16_46_312_24_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Scofflaws Beware: MTA Considers Subway Turnstiles
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_056125641.html
CBS 2 TV

Spectacular blaze chars bus yard
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/02/25/news/californian/21_01_232_23_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

FOR THE RECORD: Gold Line — A story in Monday's California section on the Gold Line light rail system stated that monthly ridership for the Red Line subway has been flat. In fact, monthly ridership for the Red Line has grown by 22% since January 2004.
---Los Angeles Times