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3/24/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday March 24, 2006

605/10: a bad case of congestion: Interchange upgrade urged
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3634005
Whittier Daily News

Airport feels parking crunch: Burbank deal prohibits expansion for new lots
http://www.dailynews.com/glendale/ci_3625550
Los Angeles Daily News/Glendale Edition

Commuter Train Colors Causing MTA Controversy
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_082174259.html
CBS 2 TV

Disagreement Colors MTA Board Meeting
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3633600
Los Angeles Daily News

Federal Railroad Authority Names Associate Administrator For Safety
http://www.fednews-online.com/view_publication.aspx?publicationId=9010
Fed News

Identifying Metro lines with film stars, animals Re "MTA Squabbles Over Hue-Mongous Decision," March 23
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-friday24.4mar24,0,517645.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

In Glendale, Mineta praises new safety measures for rail lines
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20060323-1631-ca-trainsafety.html
San Diego Union Tribune

LAX: Public offers its ideas for future airport development; Specific Plan
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/03/22/news_-_features/top_stories/2lax.txt
The Argonaut

Metrolink First in Line to Get Safer Train Cars
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-rail24mar24,1,4766796.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Mineta Visits Glendale Train Crash Site (Metrolink)
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_082200448.html
CBS 3 TV

MTA Board Clashes Over Colors: 'Aqua Line' Met With Poor Reviews
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/8213534/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

New Transit Colors For the MTA?A move to name the MTA'S newest transit line "AQUA" is on hold
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4011691
ABC 7 TV

No more compact spaces: Burbank City Council eliminates the squeeze factor for motorists, but the new law may put the squeeze on some developers
http://www.burbankleader.com/politics/story/41216p-61612c.html
Burbank Leader

Officials hope high-speed rail stays on track
http://www.insidebayarea.com/argus/localnews/ci_3630983
The Argus

Politicians hail Ontario's runway renovation
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/business/ci_3632968
Pasadena Star News

Port of Long Beach Unveils 10-Year Strategic Plan
http://www.thelog.com/news/newsview.asp?c=182043
The Log

Rail grade plan right on track
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_3633626
Whittier Daily News

Rail-car safety designs touted: Secretary: Tests barely hurt passenger cars
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3633605
Los Angeles Daily News

State Sues to Block Toll Road in Park: Attorney general calls Orange County officials' plan to cut through San Onofre State Beach 'disgraceful.'
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad24mar24,1,232346.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Train crossing violators cited
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3629176
Los Angeles Daily News

Transportation Secretary says push-pull trains safer
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3633812
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Transportation secretary sees 'landmark' in passenger rail safety
http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California2/CA_Train_Safety_230028CA.shtml
Riverside Press Enterprise

Two on Ventura board of supervisors hope to reduce traffic: But their solutions to reduce gridlock won't help, according to other transit officials
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2006/0323/Front_Page/004.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

Universal appeal (Transit Oriented Development)
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3633915
Los Angeles Daily News

U.S. Secretary Of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta Unveils New Commuter Rail Safety System That Is Being Tested, May Make Millions Of Train Riders Safer During A Crash
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/dot4106.htm
U.S. DOT

Valley Leaders Push For New Half Marathon: Runners Would Follow Orange Line Metro Route
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/8207364/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

3/23/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday March 23, 2006

Getting Off the Bus After 76 Years of Work
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-retire23mar23,0,1432550.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

MTA Squabbles Over Hue-Mongous Decision
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-colors23mar23,0,2022381.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

New corridor agency has tunnel vision (Highway 91)
http://snipurl.com/o166
PE.com

Officials hope high-speed rail is on track
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_3631367
Oakland Tribune

Port Expands Green Efforts, Reorganizes
http://www.gazettes.com/jobstrats03092206.html
Long Beach Gazette

Rail bridge back on track
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3629892
Whittier Daily News

Slower ships, cleaner air
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_3625126
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Train crossing violators cited
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3629176
Los Angeles Daily News

Travel at L.B. Airport drops
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3629206
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Wake-up call (South Pasadena)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opnyourview/ci_3625489
Pasadena Star-News

3/22/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 22, 2006

Airport feels parking crunch
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3625550
Los Angeles Daily News

Assemblywoman Karnette Denied Permission To Attend Roundtable With Congressmembers & LB-LA Port Officials Re Proposed Fed'l SAFE Port Legislation
http://www.lbreport.com/news/mar06/portsaf2.htm
Long Beach Report

Blue Line delays to continue till Thursday
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3625689
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Los Angeles bus worker retiring on 100th birthday
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/breaking_news/14154773.htm
Contra Costa County Times

New airport talks cover old ground
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060322-9999-7m22airport.html
San Diego Union-Tribune

New bus service fills void left by BART during night
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/transportation/14157821.htm
Contra Costa County Times

New busway lot being built
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3625564
Los Angeles Daily News

No Infrastructure Bond a ‘Capitol Crime;’ ‘3-15 Commission’ Needed to Investigate
http://snipurl.com/nza0
Metro Investment Report

No injuries as Metrolink train hits car on tracks in Riverside
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/03/22/news/state/15_37_263_21_06.txt
San Diego North County Times/Californian

Packed tighter than sardines
http://www.glendalenewspress.com/news/story/41108p-61444c.html
Glendale
News-Press

3/21/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday March 21, 2006

22 Freeway Plan Would Let Carpool Drivers Change Lanes at Will
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool21mar21,1,5575207.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

3 Die When Truck Plunges From Freeway
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-crash21mar21,1,7643521.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Academics debate airport solutions
http://snipurl.com/nx2r
San Diego North County Times/Californian

Caltrans looking for new bridge at Big Bear Lake
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_3622527
San Bernardino County Sun

Fast-forward to 2030: How will you get to the airport?
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2497921.html
Daily Breeze

Fatal crash causes Blue Line delays
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3622529
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Fatal Crash Delays Blue Line Traffic
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-032006crash_lat,0,3858538.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Freeway change gets green light
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/homepage/article_1062455.php
Orange County Register

L.A. blamed for failure of state bond proposals
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3619705
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Opening bids will dispatch suspense
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/14149258.htm
Contra Costa Times

Runway newest step in airport's growth
http://sbsun.com/news/ci_3622345
San Bernardino County Sun

Runway to reopen at ONT
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3622528
Daily Bulletin

Short-end subway
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_3619770
Los Angeles Daily News

Towering question -- will it finally be built?
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/21/MNGD8HRJ761.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

3/20/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday March 20, 2006

Council to discuss cable franchise, highway widening
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/03/20/news/coastal/31906192203.txt
San Diego North County Times/Californian

Howard Silver Becomes APTA Chair
http://www.apta.com/passenger_transport/thisweek/060306_1_full.cfm
American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

LAX Shuttle Offers Tickets To Metro, Taxi Riders
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2006/03/20/news/news_briefs/at09.txt
Los Angeles Downtown News

Metro Secures Expo Line Funds, Eyes More
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2006/03/20/news/news_briefs/at10.txt
Los Angeles Downtown News

Passenger train service disrupted by deadly car crash in Compton
http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California2/CA_Fatal_Crash_229556CA.shtml
PE.com

Smog studies show danger of living near freeways
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3619574
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Transit funds stalled bond plan
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3619765
Whittier Daily News

Transportation at issue
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3619932
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Transportation headache
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3620085
Pasadena Star-News

3/19/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday March 19, 2006

Chinese burial grounds and MTA's obligations
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-sunday19.3mar19,0,6144567.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters

Los Angeles Times

'Freeway close' can be hazardous to your health
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_3617223

San Bernardino County Sun

NYC Subway Security To Go Hi-Tech?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/19109

Planetizen

Transportation Headlines for Saturday March 18, 2006

Car crash disrupts Metrolink
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3615288
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Costs of train to airport spelled out
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20060318/news_7m18maglev.html
San Diego Union-Tribune

Foothill Transit scouted locations
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3615186
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Highway 23 widening set to begin
http://snipurl.com/ns7h
Ventura County Star

If A Tree Falls….is it Part of a Complex MTA Plot?
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_more.php?id=232_0_1_0_M
Venice Paper

Probe Sought in Discovery of Old Graves
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-chinagrave18mar18,1,4717598.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

Los Angeles Times

Project Aimed At Reducing Freeway Congestion
http://www.egpnews.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=browse&id=3&pageid=2788
Eastside Sun

Reps outline $4B port security plan
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3614246

Long Beach Press Telegram

Study pegs cost of desert-airport rail line at $15 billion to $25 billion
http://snipurl.com/ns6s
North County Times