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4/01/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday April 1, 2006

Blue Line service resumes
Workers have repaired train wires since fatal truck crash damaged them 10 days ago
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/2556196.html
Daily Breeze

Chicago thinks Pink for New L Train
http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-pinkline31.html
Chicago Sun Times

Electrification of transportation as a response to peaking of world oil production
http://www.energybulletin.net/14492.html
Energy Bulletin

Gold Line train eligible to get $5.4M in grants (Foothill Extension)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3661179
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

I-15 improvement project going nowhere fast
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/114390486188073.html
Victorville Daily Press

It's pink!: Chicago's the city of broad shoulders. A town full of Ditka-loving Grabowskis. So, of course, when the CTA sought a color for the new `L' line, only one hue would do
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0603310163mar31,1,2707613.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed
Chicago Tribune

Mod TOD a hit (Transit Oriented Development)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3657873
Pasadena Star News

Movement Shakers: Two eco-leaders -- one mainstream, one radical -- debate the movement's past and future (Interview with Eric Mann, Labor Community Strategy Center/Bus Riders Union)
http://www.grist.org/news/maindish/2006/03/29/schulz/
Grist Magazine

Two jailed after Blue Line stabbing
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3657232
Long Beach Press Telegram

3/31/2006

Transportation Headlines for March 31, 2006

Bonds Are Back
http://www.newwestnotes.com/the-bonds-are-back/
Bill Bradley/New West Notes

CTA thinks pink for new train line
http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/pink30.html
Chicago Sun Times

FlyAway Service Between Los Angeles' Union Station and LAX
http://www.lawa.org/flyAway/
Los Angeles World Airports

Funding for Grade Separation Up To Arcadia Residents
http://www.coremg.net/newspapers.php?paper=arcadiaweekly&storyid=1914
Arcadia Weekly

L.A.-Bound Rail Riders Feel a Tug at Their Legs
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-hoax31mar31,1,7519312.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Mayor to Tap Ex-City Lawyer to Head CRA
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-briefs31.3mar31,1,3035332.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

No On Bond Measure A (Arcadia Grade Separation)
http://www.coremg.net/newspapers.php?paper=pasadenaindependent&storyid=1921
Pasadena Independent

OCTA reports positive response to Meaure M extension: Survey seeks opinion on extending half-cent sales tax for transportation
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1079461.php
Orange County Register

Onsite Parking: The Scourge of America's Commercial Districts
http://www.planetizen.com/node/19246
Planetizen

Price Of Parking On Great Streets
http://www.planetizen.com/node/19150
Planetizen

Railroad Crossing to Remain Open
http://www.coremg.net/newspapers.php?paper=glendaleindependentweekly&storyid=1893
Glendale Independent Weekly

Tagliabue Hears Parks' Pitch for the Coliseum (Exposition Light Rail)
http://www.latimes.com/sports/printedition/la-sp-newswire31mar31,1,6133204.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-sports
Los Angeles Times

3/30/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday March 30, 2006

2 Indicted in Placentia Rail Project: The former public works chief, who won a lucrative consultancy, and the former city manager are accused of conflicts of interest
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ontrac30mar30,1,933605.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Commuters weary; groups wary (Orange County - Riverside Tunnel)
http://snipurl.com/oe72
Riverside Press Enterprise

DASH Bus Drivers in the Valley Strike over Health Benefits
http://snipurl.com/oewo
San Fernando Sun

Democrats should oppose gas-tax siphoning (Prop 42, Infrastructure Bond)
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/2546971.html
Daily Breeze

Denver RTD Reaches Tentative Agreement With Union: Strike Possible Monday If Workers Reject Deal
http://www.thedenverchannel.com/health/8342274/detail.html
Denver Channel

Design a bus - win a prize
http://www.elon.edu/e-net/Note.aspx?id=29836
Elon University

Official sees traffic as threat to economy
http://snipurl.com/oe6v
Riverside Press Enterprise

Naming train crosses color lines
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_3652461
Whittier Daily News

National slowdown predicted: UCLA Anderson study cites weakening housing market
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/business/ci_3648350
Pasadena Star News

NJ senators block confirmation of Bush nominee to highway post
http://snipurl.com/oe7n
Newsday

Santa Ana River bike trail to reopen
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1075707.php
Orange County Register

State OKs fund for light rail line (Exposition Light Rail)
http://snipurl.com/oew5
Los Angeles Independent (Culver City Edition)

Transit fare card hobbled by kinks: Metro Transit, vendor clash over long-delayed system
http://www.twincities.com/mld/pioneerpress/news/local/14212836.htm
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Upbeat poll numbers for governor: Voters don't blame Schwarzenegger for failed bond plan
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/30/BAGD9I0HQR1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Yes on Measure A– scroll down (Gold Line Foothill Extension, Arcadia Grade Separation)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opnyourview/ci_3648591
Pasadena Star News

3/29/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday March 29, 2006

Amtrak FY07 Grant and Legislative Request
http://www.amtrak.com/pdf/FY07GrantLegislativeRequest.pdf (pdf file)
Amtrak

Bikeways to Prosperity: Assessing the Economic Impact of Bicycle Facilities
http://trb.org/publications/trnews/trnews242rpo.pdf (pdf file)
Transportation Research Board

Capitol leaders must reverse our state of disrepair
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_3644609
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Final Report: Model Deployment of a Regional, Multi-Modal 511 Traveler Information System
http://www.itsdocs.fhwa.dot.gov/JPODOCS/REPTS_TE/14248_files/14248.pdf (pdf file)
U.S. DOT, ITS Joint Program Office

FRA Releases Preliminary 2005 U.S. Train Accident Information
http://www.fra.dot.gov/us/press-releases/91
Federal Railroad Administration

Improving Transit Equity, Streamlining Operations: Technologies That Benefit the Transportation Disadvantaged
http://www.itsdocs.fhwa.dot.gov/jpodocs/brochure/14139.htm
U.S. DOT, ITS Joint Program Office

LA Metro Exercises Option to Acquire 96 Additional Cummins Westport 320-hp L Gas Plus-Powered Metro Liners
http://snipurl.com/ocb1
CCN Matthews

LA MTA secures $208 million in state funds for Exposition light-rail line
http://www.progressiverailroading.com/freightnews/article.asp?id=8538
Progressive Railroading

Metrolink offers discount to compensate for delays
http://snipurl.com/ocy2
Riverside Press Enterprise

Metrolink to raise fares: The 5.5 percent increase is mostly blamed on rising fuel costs
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1075892.php
Orange County Register

Mexico gearing up for bids on megaport
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/mexico/20060328-9999-1b28colonet.html
San Diego Union Tribune

MTA Employee Retires, Celebrates 100th Birthday - New spokesman for 99 Cents Stores
http://snipurl.com/ocdq
Our Weekly

Police: 18-Year-Old Woman Attacked In Red Line Station
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/8301825/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

San Diego Airport panel keeps joint-use alive
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060328-9999-1m28airport.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Shipping experts see heavy cargo season, few disruptions in SoCal
http://snipurl.com/ocav
Mercury News

Teen Attacked At Red Line Subway Station
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_086211449.html
CBS 2 TV

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday March 28, 2006

AC Transit goes public with fare increase plan
http://insidebayarea.com/argus/localnews/ci_3643365
The Argus

Amtrak hits big rig; four in vehicles are injured
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3645188
Los Angeles Daily News

Blue Line To Reopen Friday After Fatal Accident
http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/8300817/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

Bomb-Resistant Trash Cans In Subway Stations
http://www.wnbc.com/news/8288738/detail.html?rss=ny&psp=news
WNBC 4 TV New York

Denver RTD union rejects 'final offer'
http://snipurl.com/oaal
Rocky Mountain News

Fatal accident delays Blue Line until Friday
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3645230
Press Telegram

Gold Line gains a fast track to federal funding (Foothill Extension)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3646020
Pasadena Star News

Highways to oblivion (L.A. Freeways, Slow Growth)
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sections/opinion/display_columnist.htm?storyid=47609
Frederick News Post

Mexico, top private interests look to revamp Pacific ports south of the border
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/03/27/business/news/32606201319.txt
North County Times

Move to charge toll for driving in core of downtown area: County transit panel to receive $1 million from U.S. for study
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/28/BAG5IHV4C21.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

New Technology Could Make Trains Safer
http://www.voanews.com/english/2006-03-27-voa39.cfm
Voice of America

OCTA OKs strategy plan
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1074460.php
Orange County Register

Pump Prices in State Rise Amid Summer Supply Worries
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas28mar28,1,7115743.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Professor contends car-pool lanes aggravate congestion
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/03/27/news/top_stories/32606191325.txt
North County Times

Rail advocates call for increased Amtrak funding
http://www.havredailynews.com/articles/2006/03/27/local_headlines/amtrak.txt
Havre Daily News

Rail prospects good (Metrolink)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_3645164
Whittier Daily News

Super Loop bus route draws interest, worry: Planners outline vision for service
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060327-9999-1m27shuttle.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Train Hits Big Rig; Two Are Hospitalized
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-crash28mar28,1,2854806.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Tunnel Study Money Coveted: O.C. officials worry about competition from water boards over funds for two-county link
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa28mar28,1,6470739.story?coll=la-headlines-californiaLos Angeles Times

3/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday March 27, 2006

Bluster on the tracks: MTA board's debate over color is a waste of time
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_3642444
Long Beach Press Telegram

Meters have some Burbank merchants seeing red
http://www.dailynews.com/glendale/ci_3640083
Los Angeles Daily News/Glendale Edition

Must ease gridlock
http://pasadenastarnews.com/opnyourview/ci_3642332
Pasadena Star News

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

Safer rails
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3642322
Los Angeles Daily News

Top legislators to deal on bonds without governor
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/27/BAGEIHUH511.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Trouble looming for ethanol industry
http://pasadenastarnews.com/business/ci_3642291
Pasadena Star News

Trying to Solve the Parking Puzzle: As Downtown Faces a Future of More Residents and Fewer Lots, People Want to Know Where to Put Their Cars
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/03/27/news/news01.txt
Los Angeles Downtown News

3/26/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday March 26, 2006

California’s Former Governors Demand that Voters Be Allowed to Vote On An Infrastructure Bond
http://snipurl.com/o7p5
Metro Investment Report

Hearing set on property sale (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_3641135
Whittier Daily News

Joint International Light Rail Conference Rolls Into St. Louis
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/060317joint_international.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

L.A.’s Industrial Base Suffers from Scarcity of Land
http://www.planningreport.com/tpr/?module=displaystory&story_id=1151&format=html
The Planning Report

L.A. subway project reveals historic Chinese cemetery
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/state/14191071.htm
Contra Costa Times

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

Officers, deputies ride free: Foothill waives bus fee
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3641129
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Our kids need a ticket to ride (Metrolink, MTA)
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/sunday/commentary/la-oe-murphy26mar26,0,3669283.story?coll=la-sunday-commentary
Los Angeles Times

Rundown of Rail Track Maintenance Technology for Transit
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90509508
Metro Magazine

Transportation Headlines for Saturday March 25, 2006

210 neighbors: Guardrail not enough, Rancho residents want soundwall for protection from cars
http://dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3633421
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Bridge measure is no slam-dunk (Goldline Foothill Extension)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3638045
Pasadena Star News

Build it or not, they're still coming
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/opinion/homepage/article_1068515.php
Orange County Register

County's bridges vulnerable: Retrofits have taken back seat to other transportation projects
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3637558
Los Angeles Daily News

Expanding Workday Makes Its Mark on Transit (New York MTA)
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/26/nyregion/26commute.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
New York Times

Expect Blue Line delays through the weekend
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3637795
Long Beach Press Telegram

Gasp prices return: Summer likely to see $3 a gallon again, analysts say
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3637371
Los Angeles Daily News

Golden Gate Transit plans yearly fare increases
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/03/25/BAGI0HU6D21.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Metrolink Fares To Increase July 1 For Fuel Costs
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_083205921.html
CBS 2 TV

Put the brakes on Moorpark's truck traffic
http://www.moorparkacorn.com/news/2006/0324/Editorials/007.html
Moorpark Acorn

Rail safety test a smashing success
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-03-23-rail-safety-test_x.htm
USA Today

Top 10 US cities best prepared for an oil crisis (Public Transportation)
http://www.energybulletin.net/14228.html
Energy Bulletin

Traffic tears at air travel's web: Clogged highways complicate easy solutions to congestion, lawmakers told.
http://www.pe.com/localnews/corona/stories/PE_News_Local_P_planes21.37c5f73.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Tunnel idea brings agencies together: Water and transportation boards both seek a short route to southern Orange County
http://snipurl.com/o7hs
Riverside Press Enterprise