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5/13/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday May 13, 2006

Down at the station (Metrolink)
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1139244.php
Metrolink

Grand jury investigation clears ventura transportation commission
http://www.thecamarilloacorn.com/news/2006/0512/Front_page/005.html
Camarillo Acorn

Livermore Amador Transit authority proposes fare increase
http://www.insidebayarea.com/trivalleyherald/localnews/ci_3818965
Tri Valley Herald

Panel OKs funding for bus cameras: 50 OCTA coaches, 32 para-transit vans clear key hurdle to receive equipment
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1139490.php
Orange County Register

Riverside Transit Workers Set To Strike
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/9211941/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Riverside Transit Workers To Strike 2 p.m. Tuesday
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_133163430.html
CBS 2 TV

Strike Would Idle Half of Riverside Bus Routes (ATU)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-strike13may13,1,2239744.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times
Link to RTA Labor Situation Page: http://www.riversidetransit.com/events/strike_06.htm

Union: Drivers will work all Tuesday - RTA: The strike is to take effect at 2p.m., but buses are to run through the evening (ATU)
http://www.pe.com/localnews/morenovalley/stories/PE_News_Local_H_rta13.3e29e6c.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Westside Cities COG Holds Transportation Symposium
http://snipurl.com/qfib
Westside Chronicle

5/12/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday May 12, 2006

Bike To Work Day Provides Way To Save Gas, Have Some Fun
http://www.gazettes.com/biketowork05112006.html
Long Beach Gazette

Bill would fund Hwy. 91 roadway improvements: A congressman seeks money to fix the worst bottlenecks in the two-county connector
http://snipurl.com/qcpi
Riverside Press Enterprise

Blocking traffic could be 'painful' in Los Angeles: City officials OK the crafting of legislation that would double the fine for illegal parking during rush hours
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2790561.html
Daily Breeze

California Assembly Speaker Nunez to Converse With Town Hall in Los Angeles
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060509/latu143.html?.v=18
Yahoo! Finance

City transit continues to attract more passengers
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2006/0511/Community/006.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

Crosswalk countdown on way
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3812978
Daily News

Daniel Weintraub: Bond promises boom in road, transit construction
http://www.sacbee.com/content/opinion/story/14254122p-15069807c.html
Sacramento Bee

Deputy Shortage
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_3811781
Long Beach Press Telegram

Ex-Mayor Zarian named to transportation post
Nine-member statewide commission has funding authority and advises on legislation
http://www.dailynews.com/greatjourneys/ci_3799966
Daily News

Final EIR for Westgate Project Available Now
http://www.coremg.net/newspapers.php?paper=pasadenaindependent&storyid=2239
Pasadena Independent

Neighbors to discuss new Metrolink line
http://snipurl.com/qcp9
Riverside Press Enterprise

Newsom, officials and transportation advocates urge leadership to expedite High Speed Rail measure
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=9393
California Chronicle

Panel OKs anti-gridlock, no-parking zones
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3812964
Daily News

Private help what state really needs
http://www.dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_3812037
Daily News

Sales Tax On Gasoline A Bonanza For State: Local governments also are big gainers as price at the pump continues to rise
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/05/11/MNGR8IPK9C1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Toll road board tries to fight back: Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency passes resolution asking state lawmakers to let local government decide traffic needs
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1138362.php
Orange County Register

Westbound 118 to close for repairs
http://snipurl.com/qd3t
Ventura County Star

5/11/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday May 11, 2006

As gas costs rise, rail attracts new passengers
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_3808104
San Bernardino Sun

Can Southern California Live More Densely? The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is confronting its area's burgeoning population growth head
http://snipurl.com/qb1s
Architecture

Fuel costs may send transit fares up: Bus, train routes also could be cut
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20060510-9999-1mi10fares.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Good news, bad news for public transit users
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_3807781
Pasadena Star News

Metrolink Train Collides With SUV In Baldwin Park
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_130184350.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA Offers Cyclists Free Rides On Bike-To-Work Day
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_131005512.html
CBS 2 TV

Ontario airport dreams big
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_3807813
Whittier Daily News

Study: Signal priority fails to ease congestion
http://www.examiner.com/a-103718~Study__Signal_priority_fails_to_ease_congestion.html
San Francisco Examiner

Train crashes into SUV: Driver abandoned vehicle; six report minor injuries
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3808585
Pasadena Star News

Transit Agencies Select Internet Software Solution for Cooperative Procurement Pilot Program
http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-10-2006/0004358453&EDATE=
PR Newswire

TriMet unveils its sleek new MAX train design
http://www.katu.com/news/story.asp?ID=85785
KATU 2 TV

Two Transit Accidents Occur 10 Minutes Apart
http://ktla.trb.com/news/ktla-shawnmtaax,0,6530312.story?coll=ktla-news-1
KTLA 5 TV

5/10/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday May 10, 2006

AT&T Announces Partnership with ParkingCarma and Caltrans
http://news.tmcnet.com/news/2006/05/10/1645285.htm
TMC Net

Burbank set to OK plan to make roads by schools bicycle-friendly
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3803853
Daily News

Design phase gets go-ahead: Plans for renovation of Burbank Boulevard target streetscape and infrastructure upgrades
http://www.burbankleader.com/politics/story/45111p-68191c.html
Burbank Leader

Fleming elected to chair group: He aims to empower regional government
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_3799822
Daily News

Gas prices, infrastructure bonds and pander politics
http://www.sacbee.com/content/opinion/story/14253550p-15069374c.html
Sacramento Bee

Good tidings: No fare increase or bad legislation for MTA
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3803536
Daily News

Hybrids Get a Launch Assist: In-Use Testing - A Case for Hybrids (Buses)
http://www.masstransitmag.com/publication/article.jsp?pubId=1&id=672
Mass Transit

Metrolink art contract legal, says Grand Jury
http://snipurl.com/q9sj
Ventura County Star

Ocean of Cars Clogs PCH in the South Bay: City and county officials are adding new signals and taking other steps to better manage traffic flow and improve safety along the busy roadway
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-pch9may09,1,6179123.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Raids Target Transit Authority: Founder of the San Gabriel Valley agency in the spotlight since the Ferrari crash in Malibu is arrested. Guns, badges and cars are seized
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ferrari10may10,1,4526629.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger: Use windfall to repay debts faster: The governor's revised budget proposal, to be released Friday, will include an extra $3 billion in "pre-payment" of state debts, including money voters approved borrowing in 2004 to help balance the budget
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/state/article_1135592.php
Orange County Register

State revenue may be $5 billion more than anticipated: Governor wants to pay debts; interest groups want share
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/10/BAG9MIOM7Q1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Technology Update: ITS in the Age of Google
http://www.masstransitmag.com/publication/article.jsp?pubId=1&id=675
Mass Transit

Valet Parking Debuts At LAX
http://www.nbc4.tv/travelgetaways/9185950/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Work to begin on I-5 widening near L.A. County line: Freeway project expected to be completed in 2010
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1135127.php
Orange County Register

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday May 9, 2006

250 New O.C. Buses to Use Natural Gas: Ordering now saves $5 million and avoids the possibility of an equipment shortage if gas prices prompt ridership to increase
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa9may09,1,2789234.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Bill to decrease L.A.'s MTA clout is shelved
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3799970
Daily News

Burbank airport almost cleared for $107 million in improvements
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3799973
Daily News

Ending NIMBYism: New planning director says all the right things
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3799390
Daily News

Ex-Mayor Zarian named to transportation post: Nine-member statewide commission has funding authority and advises on legislation
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3799966
Daily News

First partner signs on to pursue tunnel: Orange County is on board. Riverside County's group votes next, then MWD
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_H_octunnel09.12d61eb5.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Gas Tax Measure Drives the Ballot: The proposition topping the list is a compromise with the construction lobby that was vital to the public works bond proposals that follow.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bond9may09,1,7577959.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Gov. Stops in O.C. to Push for Bond Issue: Officials from both parties join him to praise their $37-billion infrastructure effort
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ocarnold9may09,1,1428104.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Motorola Introduces Next Generation Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Roadside Network Equipment
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060508/cgm035.html?.v=48
Yahoo! Finance

MTA's $3-Billion Proposed Budget For 2006-07 Fiscal Year Unveiled
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/9178291/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

MTA Unveils $3 Billion Budget To Increase Service
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_128205140.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA won't raise fares for one year: Reserves to be tapped
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3799968
Daily News

No Fare Hikes in MTA Budget Plan: The proposal funds new rail lines and carpool lanes. But the agency digs deeply into reserves to deal with a shortfall of $131 million.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta9may09,1,3335409.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

OCTA gets say how to spend federal funds: Transit agency members part of panel to study highway tunnel though Cleveland National Forest.
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1134189.php
Orange County Register

Transit Officials Consider Corona-to-Irvine Tunnel
http://ktla.trb.com/news/ktla-shawntunnel,0,1706020.story?coll=ktla-news-1
KTLA 5 TV

Transit Symposium Focuses on Light Rail
http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2006/May-2006/05_08_06_Transit_Symposium.htm
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Westside unites for Light Rail
http://www.smdp.com/article/articles/1224/1/Westside-unites-for-Light-Rail
Santa Monica Daily Press

5/08/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday May 8, 2006

By rubbing out the red, Lawndale increases parking: City staffers are slowly making more curb space so people won't resort to parking on their lawns
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2761126.html
Daily Breeze

Downtown Artist Gets Gold Line Contract
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/05/08/news/news_briefs/at06.txt
Los Angeles Downtown News

MTA project focuses on affordable housing
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_3795891
Press Telegram

Murals Add Artistic Touches to Gold Line Route on Eastside
http://snipurl.com/q6ok
Garment and Citizen

OCTA board to consider road-pipeline tunnel today: Proposed underground roadway would connect Orange and Riverside counties
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1134041.php
Orange County Register

Passengers hope ONT will create cell phone car lots
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3796206
Daily Bulletin

Railroad days in Fullerton
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1133477.php
Orange County Register

Transit TV Experiences an Increase in Viewership as Gas Prices Continue to Skyrocket
http://snipurl.com/q6pe
Business Wire

5/07/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday May 7, 2006

Bonds to be proud of: Voters might not like all of the measures, but at least they have a say.
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_3793284
Press Telegram

New revenues could bolster May revise of state budget
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/05/07/news/top_stories/16_35_445_6_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

OCTA wants more alternative fuel buses
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1131499.php
Orange County Register

One Man is Dead After Being Hit By a Metro Train
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4132396
ABC 7 TV

Passengers Flee Burning Bus On 110 South
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_126112500.html
CBS 2 TV

Report predicts busier ports: Growing imports made 2005 the busiest year for Long Beach and Los Angeles
http://www.pe.com/business/local/stories/PE_Biz_D_intltrade04.78fa4ad.html
Riverside Press Enterprise