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5/06/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday May 6, 2007

$37 billion bond plan gets OK for fall ballot: Long list of projects will be funded if approved by voters
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/06/BAGOIIMPS41.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

50% in poll say area traffic a big problem
http://snipurl.com/q3bb
Ventura County Star

Auto Club Applauds Governor and Legislature for Agreeing to Prop 42 Fix on November Ballot
http://snipurl.com/q3bh
Business Wire

Bond issue set for ballot: Lawmakers OK $37 billion deal
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3791626
Whittier Daily News

Extreme Makeover, California Edition
Legislators place a $116-billion package of public works projects on the November ballot
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bonds6may06,1,1012909.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Inland roads on fast track: The region will benefit more quickly than other areas if state voters OK the bond plan
http://www.pe.com/localnews/sanbernardino/stories/PE_News_Local_B_bond06.3ddee2a.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Los Angeles Boy Arrested after Boasting Bus Vandalism on Internet
http://en.chinabroadcast.cn/706/2006/05/06/167@85170.htm
CRI

MTA Offers Free Shuttle Service For Soccer Fans
http://cbs2.com/sports/local_story_125071722.html
CBS 2 TV

Panel OKs Assemblyman's Effort to Halt O.C. Toll Road Extension
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroad6may06,1,42655.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Railroads Can Move Forward
http://www.forbes.com/business/2006/05/04/railroads-intermodal-shipping-cx_rm_0505rail.html
Forbes

Strike possible, RTA drivers say
http://www.pe.com/localnews/southwest/stories/PE_News_Local_D_rta05.d5fb2e4.html
Riverside Press-Enterprise

5/05/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday May 5, 2006

3 sought in rob try on ticket machine (Metrolink)
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3781725
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Big Bang Bonds Pass In Win For Arnold
http://www.newwestnotes.com/big-bonds-pass-in-win-for-arnold/
New West News/Bill Bradley

Gas prices driving us mad: One city decides to fight back
http://www.theacorn.com/news/2006/0504/Front_Page/002.html
The Acorn

Gas thieves hit pay dirt strolling parking lots
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/local/14507252.htm
Contra Costa Times

Growing Number of L.A. Companies Help Employees Avoid High Gasoline Prices by Joining Metro Transit Pass Programs
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060504/lath128.html?.v=19
Yahoo! Finance

L.A. gas prices jump half a buck in 30 days
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/2750666.html
Daily Breeze

Lawmakers send record bond deal to voters
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14251992p-15068194c.html
Sacramento Bee

Legislature OKs Biggest Bond Issue in Calif. History: The state will borrow $37.3 billion to expand the public works infrastructure, including the improvement of roads, schools, and housing
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-infrastructure6may06,1,1670951.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

May 9 public scoping meeting set regarding EIR for reconstruction of California Incline
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/05/04/news_-_features/santa_monica/sm3.txt
The Argonaut

Muni faces double-digit deficits as costs rise
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/04/BAG5HIKCLM1.DTL&feed=rss.bayarea
San Francisco Chronicle

Museum exhibit: Alternative fuels go way, way back
http://biz.yahoo.com/cnnm/060424/041806_alternative_fuel_history.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

New Caltrain program focuses on safety around tracks
http://snipurl.com/q1xa
Mercury News

Remarks For The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, Secretary Of Transportation -
Southern California Association Of Governments, Long Beach, CA
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/minetasp050406.htm
U.S. DOT

San Diego, Ensenada ports envision a lucrative future
http://snipurl.com/q1xc
Yahoo! News

Soccer match to add traffic: Shuttle service to aid parking
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3787758
Whittier Daily News

Smaller Airports Becoming Overcrowded
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4142926
KABC 7 TV

Sprinter trains headed to North County
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/05/05/news/coastal/10_40_475_3_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

State OKs $37.5 billion bond plan
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1131111.php
Orange County Register

Terminal renovation Long Beach airport's main focus
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3786719
Press Telegram

Transport chief suggests fuel, traffic solutions
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3786479
Press Telegram

5/04/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday May 4, 2006

Across USA, wave of anger building over gas prices
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-05-02-gas-prices-cover_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA
USA Today

Councilmen push for street funding
http://www.dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_3781868
Daily News

County may put lid on contracts for deputies
http://www.avpress.com/n/03/0503_s3.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Foothill Tollroad fight expected to move to federal court
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1127102.php
Orange County Register

L.A. ports to grow amid challenges in 2006 -study
http://today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID=2006-05-03T040012Z_01_N02432000_RTRIDST_0_TRANSPORT-PORTS.XML
Reuters

Legislative leaders say they are close to public works deal
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2006/05/03/financial/f140545D68.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Legislators trying to work out deal for public works
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20060504/news_1n4bond.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Lot Full: Burbank Looks for Help - A parking shortage has Bob Hope Airport asking for permission to use a Van Nuys facility
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-burair4may04,1,1918961.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink Plans to Install Barriers and Medians at Los Angeles Crossings
http://www.masstransitmag.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=3&id=713
Mass Transit

Metrolink train hit by pellets
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=4857815&nav=9qrx
KESQ 3 TV

O.C. bus mechanics, driver take second place in contest
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1128018.php
Orange County Register

OCTA OKs funds for underpass near Orange train station
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1127776.php
Orange County Register

Omnitrans targets site for hub
http://snipurl.com/q10e
Riverside Press Enterprise

Parking Project Going to Planning Commission: Details Could Damage Community
http://www.boulevardsentinel.com/04xtra-2006.htm
Eagle Rock Boulevard Sentinel

Pellets Fired At Metrolink Train Cause Delay
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_123224735.html
CBS 2 TV

Peppercoin selected by ERG to provide small payments suite for nation's first contactless credit card bus fare payment solution
http://www.contactlessnews.com/news/2006/05/01/peppercoin-selected-by-erg-to-provide-small-payments-suite-for-nations-first-contactless-credit-card-bus-fare-payment-solution/
Contactless News

Planetizen Top 10 Websites List, 2006 Edition (Urban Planning, Design and Development)
http://www.planetizen.com/websites/2006
Planetizen

Ports' off-peak cargo program grows, but pollution is still issue
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2742716.html
Daily Breeze

Revival of Public Works Plan Is Urged: Assembly and Senate leaders propose a ballot measure to authorize $35 billion to build and improve schools, levees, housing and roads
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-infrastructure4may04,1,753443.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Southern Taiwan Launches Multi-Application Contactless Transit Card
http://www.cardtechnology.com/article.html?id=20060503JRGKAE6O
Card Technology

Trade faces challenges
http://www.avpress.com/n/03/0503_s17.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Transit center site selected to link lines
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_3782383
San Bernardino Sun

5/03/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday May 3, 2006

Burbank Airport runway to be repaved after 10 years
http://www.glendalenewspress.com/politics/v-headlines_include/story/44729p-67522c.html
Glendale News Press

Council says yes to new dial-a-ride fleet
http://www.glendalenewspress.com/politics/story/44730p-67529c.html
Glendale News Press

Gas prices: They've spiked 16 cents in a week and may be far from topping out
http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20060503/news_1b3gas.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Gearing up for Bike to Work Day
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3774617
Pasadena Star News

Geospatial Technologies Improve Transportation Decisionmaking
http://www.tfhrc.gov/pubrds/06mar/05.htm
Public Roads

Leave the Gas at the Pump and Pedal Away
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lopez3may03,1,3760834.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Mileage-Based Road User Charges
http://www.tfhrc.gov/pubrds/06mar/02.htm
Public Roads

Port gives green technology nod
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_3777116
Press Telegram

Return of Private Toll Roads
http://www.tfhrc.gov/pubrds/06mar/06.htm
Public Roads

Senate closes in on bond ballot package: Lawmakers hope to put measures in November election
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/03/BAG2FIJFDI1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Straight Scoop on SAFETEA-LU
http://www.tfhrc.gov/pubrds/06mar/01.htm
Public Roads

United approach needed to garner Gold Line funds (Foothill Extension)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_3775922
Daily Bulletin

Valley's shifting growth
http://snipurl.com/pyol
Desert Sun

5/02/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday May 2, 2006

Bill to cut L.A. MTA power advances (SB 1507)
http://www.avpress.com/n/01/0501_s3.hts
Antelope Valley Press
Link to full text: http://info.sen.ca.gov/pub/bill/sen/sb_1501-1550/sb_1507_bill_20060417_amended_sen.html

Burbank kills Chandler change: Mayor sides with residents who cited dangers in street proposal
http://www.dailynews.com/glendale/ci_3774043
Daily News/Glendale Edition

California Fuel Cell Partnership Position Paper
http://test-www.opr.ca.gov/energy/PDFs/Fuel_Cell_position_paper.pdf
California Fuel Cell Partnership

Europeans: Americans need to get over high price of gas
http://www.usatoday.com/money/world/2006-04-30-euro-gas-usat_x.htm
USA Today

Flexcar Sets One-Day Record for Usage; ''Free Gas'' Driving Increases in Membership, Usage
http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2006/05/01/1627581.htm
TMC Net

FlyAway bus service linking Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with the city’s Union Station is off to a fast start
http://news.cheapflights.com/airlines/2006/05/los_angeles_fly.html
CheapFlights

Gridlock Worries Raised Over Westwood Project
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-westwood2may02,1,6329529.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Integration of GIS and Transportation Modeling: State of the Practice Review
http://swutc.tamu.edu/Reports/473700-00043-1.pdf
Center for Transportation Training and Research, Texas Southern University

Lancaster's first among equals ready to become private citizen (Frank Roberts)
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3770328
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Metrolink plans to seal crossings
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3767863
Daily News

Pump Prices Pass $3.20 in California: A shortage keeps the cost of gasoline rising in the state as it starts to level off elsewhere
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas2may02,1,606974.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

State joins pilot program to speed transportation projects
http://www.avpress.com/n/02/0502_s9.hts
Antelope Valley Press

5/01/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday May 1, 2006

Gearing Up, and Girding for, Protests: Around the U.S., cities brace for marches. In L.A., a huge crowd is expected along Wilshire
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-boulevard1may01,0,2313397.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

High Gas Prices Will Last Years, Bush Aides Say
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-gas1may01,1,7304716.story?coll=la-headlines-nation
Los Angeles Times

More Funding for Expo Line
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/05/01/news/news_briefs/at11.txt
L.A. Downtown News

MTA Cooking With Gas: High Pump Prices Lead to Spike In Metro Rail Ridership
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/05/01/news/news04.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Taylor Yard Park Plan Unveiled
http://www.egpnews.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=browse&id=3&pageid=3184
Eastside Sun

4/30/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday April 30, 2006

Average commute time goes up: Inland residents can still maintain bragging rights about having the longest trips in the state
http://snipurl.com/pvib
Riverside Press Enterprise

City to Close Streets, Alter Bus Routes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-march30apr30,1,5087614.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Transportation Solutions Summit
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/4/prweb379064.htm
PR Web

Transportation Headlines for Saturday April 29, 2006

After 35 Years, Amtrak's Future Uncertain
http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=1905145&business=true
ABC News

Agencies To Conduct Alameda Corridor HazMat Drill
http://lafd.blogspot.com/2006/04/lafd-agencies-to-conduct-alameda.html
Los Angeles Fire Dept News and Information Blog

Amtrak Glance
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/politics/wire/sns-ap-amtrak-glance,1,6862249.story?coll=sns-ap-politics-headlines
Los Angeles Times

As costs to fill tanks rise, transit ridership goes up: Metrolink analysts say it's cheaper to take a train to work
http://snipurl.com/pt5t
Ventura County Star

Commuters Move Toward Metrolink
http://www.the-signal.com/News/ViewStory.asp?storyID=9542
Santa Clarita Signal

Heftier Rush Hour Parking Fines Proposed
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_118195154.html
CBS 2 TV

MBTA proposes hiking subway fare, making bus transfers free
http://snipurl.com/pvgo
Boston Globe

MBTA seeks sharp fare hikes: Free rides on Green Line would also end
http://snipurl.com/pvgw
Boston Globe

More miles of car-pool lanes for I-5
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3764756
Los Angeles Daily News

Public Transportation Is Key Part Of The Solution To High Gas Prices
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/060418_transit_key.cfm
APTA

Radical Departure: San Diego County officials are ruffling feathers with their suggestion to use an active military base for an airport expansion
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1123132.php
Orange County Register

Rallies Expected To Disrupt MTA Bus Service
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_118201144.html
CBS 2 TV

Riverside County Receives Money For Metrolink
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_118141020.html
CBS 2 TV

State earmarks funds for Inland roads: It will receive $49.7 million for projects such as the proposed commuter rail.
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_R_stip28.14cd3819.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Thousands Expected For Monday's Demonstrations / MTA Schedule Changes Due To Immigration Rallies
http://www.nbc4.tv/politics/9080724/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

With higher gasoline prices, rail is cheaper, Metrolink says: Ridership on the system increases by about 2,700 daily riders since last week
http://snipurl.com/pt5w
Riverside Press Enterprise

Work on 710 inches along
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3764425
Long Beach Press-Telegram