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4/28/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday April 28, 2006

10 years show faint signs of progress on Malibu's highway
http://www.malibutimes.com/articles/2006/04/27/news/news6.txt
Malibu Times

2 bike paths still in ruins: Cyclists bemoan slow repair pace
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_3759960
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

3 intersection cameras set: Officials hoping to reduce deadly collisions
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3755431
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

$567 million for 15% off some commutes: OCTA's plan to synchronize traffic signals means selling the $11.9 billion renewal of Measure M
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1120055.php
Orange County Register

All aboard to Los Angeles? Not so fast: L.A.-Indio rail link promising, but do it right
http://snipurl.com/prkr
Desert Sun

Ask Not for Whom the Toll Blows: San Diego wakes up, finds an Orange County freeway in its yard
http://www.ocweekly.com/news/news/ask-not-for-whom-the-toll-blows/25014/
OC Weekly

Commuters Face Soaring Prices at the Pump
http://snipurl.com/prks
San Fernando Sun

County pollution report is no breath of fresh air: Details show some improvements, but one official says "too many Californians are breathing too much bad air on too many days."
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2701981.html
Daily Breeze

L.A. Authorities Brace for Huge Immigration Marches
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-immig28apr28,1,5410715.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Is No.1 in Lung Association Survey of Polluted Air
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aqw9i6qNbLQo&refer=us
Bloomberg

Malibu bares anger at LNG meeting
http://www.malibutimes.com/articles/2006/04/26/news/news1.txt
Malibu Times

Metrolink Commuter Train Kills Woman
http://lafd.blogspot.com/2006/04/metrolink-commuter-train-kills-woman.html
L.A Fire Dept. News and Information Blog

New Program Will Tow Disabled Cars At Rush Hour
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_116214321.html
CBS 2 TV

Only 2 landings possible for San Diego airport search
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/04/27/opinion/editorials/10_52_074_26_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Pasadena Seeks Gold Line Support: Schiff and Dreier go for the gold (Foothill Extension)
http://www.coremg.net/newspapers.php?paper=pasadenaindependent&storyid=2135
Pasadena Independent

Project to quiet 60 Freeway: Caltrans will add car-pool lanes, sound walls
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3760845
Whittier Daily News

Top 25 Towns For Clean And Dirty Air
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/04/27/health/webmd/main1553073.shtml
CBS News

Turning to Mass Transportation
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4120170
ABC 7 TV

4/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday April 27, 2006

Brakes rightly put to Measure M mailers: OCTA board halts strategy that raised questions about tax funding of a political campaign
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/opinion/homepage/article_1117838.php
Orange County Register

Coach travel lures drivers (Metro Orange Line)
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_3756141
Daily News

Drivers run out of gas to save money (Freeway Service Patrol)
http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/04/25/life.gas.reut/
CNN

Establish port air district: No dirty diesels allowed
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_3749677
Daily Bulletin

Gov. Schwarzenegger Directs State Agencies to Expand 'Bio-Fuels'
http://newsblaze.com/story/20060426084131tsop.nb/newsblaze/TOPSTORY/Top-Story.html
Newsblaze

Making Metro go from red to black
http://www.dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_3750777
Daily News

Monorail lines nothing special
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/04/26/opinion/commentary/17_14_214_25_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

New Orleans RTA prepares to cut staffing, services: FEMA emergency aid ends June 30
http://www.nola.com/news/t-p/frontpage/index.ssf?/base/news-5/1146034780198660.xml
Times Picayune

NextBus Wins AC Transit Contract
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=125235
Market Wire

Olympic Blvd. Exit On 405 To Be Closed For 8 Mos.
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_116163644.html
CBS 2 TV

S.B. County working to curb stop-and-go
Traffic-light synchronization designed to ease travel time
http://snipurl.com/pq8r
Riverside Press Enterprise

Wolk transportation bill passes key committee (AB 2538)
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=8653
California Chronicle
Link to bill text: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/bill/asm/ab_2501-2550/ab_2538_bill_20060223_introduced.html

4/26/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday April 26, 2006

Bus service riding wave of ridership
http://www.burbankleader.com/politics/story/43890p-66049c.html
Burbank Leader

Get Your Name On The _____ Skyway - Attention: Advil. Hello, Jiffy Lube. The city has an unusual ad vehicle for you
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0604250147apr25,1,6181033.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed
Chicago Tribune

Governor asks for investigation of gas pricing: Officials want to find out if oil companies are gouging consumers
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3747725
Daily Bulletin

High Gas Prices Spark Commuter Boom
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4115385
ABC 7 TV

In Los Angeles, Downtown is a Boomtown
http://archrecord.construction.com/news/daily/archives/060425downtown.asp
Architectural Record

Johan Klehs’ Bay Area Regional Transportation and Environmental Protection Act Moves Forward (AB2444)
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=8351
California Chronicle
Link to text of AB2444: http://info.sen.ca.gov/pub/bill/asm/ab_2401-2450/ab_2444_bill_20060406_amended_asm.html

Making Metro go from red to black
http://www.dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_3750777
Daily News

Mass Transit Ridership Growing Faster Than Highway Travel
http://www.mobility21coalition.com/pressmedia/newsHeadlines.html
Mobility 21

Mayor fumbles MTA clout: City Hall officials ignore hearing on muting L.A. voice in transportation
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3751497
Daily News
Link to text of SB1507: http://info.sen.ca.gov/pub/bill/sen/sb_1501-1550/sb_1507_bill_20060417_amended_sen.html

New Signals to Light Way for L.A. Left Turners: Mayor adds more traffic officers too, trying to ease the commute at scores of intersections in the city where drivers can only sit and fume
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lefts26apr26,1,1277353.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Playing politics with gas prices
http://www.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/anderson.cooper.360/blog/2006/04/playing-politics-with-gas-prices.html
CNN

Present unified Gold Line front (Foothill extension)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_3751029
Whittier Daily News

Riverside Digress (RTA)
http://snipurl.com/pom7
Riverside Press Enterprise

Union Station to LAX FlyAway Bus Service Off to Good Start
http://www5.sys-con.com/read/211950.htm
Market Wire

"We should toll, not because we have to, but because it's the best way" - Mike Krusee
http://www.tollroadsnews.com/cgi-bin/a.cgi/qEjLgNMdEdqcEYJ61nsxIA
Toll Road News

Western Riverside COG Contemplates Growth, Calls for I.E. to Embrace Density, Variety
http://snipurl.com/pp2a
Metro Investment Report

Why Gas Prices Won't Go Down
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-industry26apr26,1,4604865.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

4/25/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday April 25, 2006

$12-Billion Plan Gets OCTA's OK: If the freeway, street and transit proposal receives approval from county and cities, it -- and sales tax hike -- will go to voters in November
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa25apr25,1,5094480.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Another Record for State's Gasoline
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas25apr25,1,5739484.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Board approves pollution fight (goods movement)
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3733088
Press Telegram

Drivers switch to public transit
http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/energy/2006-04-23-lede-mass-transit-usat_x.htm
USA Today

High gasoline prices filling U.S. bus, train seats
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N24335400.htm
Reuters

MTA's Ridership Up With Gas Prices
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-transit25apr25,1,1956956.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

OCTA halts Measure M brochures: Board members want to avoid the appearance of campaigning for a sales-tax extension
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1116742.php
Orange County Register

Orange County Invests in Transportation Projects, Encouraging Higher-Density Housing
http://www.metroinvestmentreport.com/mir/?module=displaystory&story_id=345&format=html
Metro Investment Report

Pasadena takes step to secure federal funding for Gold Line
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3748355
Pasadena Star News

Passenger safety first: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a problem hiring and keeping bus drivers. The answer is simple, but it doesn't suit the agency's needs, just the public's
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_3747526
Pasadena Star News

Tired of $3 gas?: Bikestation Long Beach offers a thrifty and healthy alternative
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_3747223
Press Telegram

To Get Viewers In Its Seats, TNT Targets Bus Riders In Their Seats
http://snipurl.com/pnlk
Media Post

Twelve Canine Teams Graduate TSA's Explosives Detection Course
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060424/dcm057.html?.v=35
Yahoo! Finance

4/23/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday April 23, 2006

Community reacts to county's sales-tax increase proposal (Santa Barbara Transportation Sales Tax Initiative)
http://www.santamariatimes.com/articles/2006/04/23/news/local/news01.txt
Santa Maria Times

Completing the 210: Last 7 miles expected done by end of 2007
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3740146
Daily Bulletin

County Links Transportation Tax Bills (Santa Barbara Transportation Sales Tax Initiative)
http://www.ucsbdailynexus.com/news/2006/11471.html
UCSB Daily Nexus

Drivers Face `Tough Summer,' Bush Says: Visiting California on Earth Day, the president laments gas prices while promoting biofuel and `wise' refinery growth
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-bush23apr23,1,252135.story?coll=la-headlines-nation
Los Angeles Times

Fund roads to the ports: Governor and lawmakers must give this priority
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_3739814
Press Telegram

Inland Empire leaders gather for glimpse into future
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3740139
Daily Bulletin

President touts hydrogen-powered cars
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3741364
Press Telegram

Southland Gas Prices Soar To Record Highs (Includes Metro ridership)
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/8887931/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

State Transportation Commission Sets Priorities in Absence of Bond & Prop 42 Funds (requires subscription for online access)
http://snipurl.com/pk9g
Metro Investment Report

Study: Inland Empire life quality tops L.A.
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3740145
Daily Bulletin