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5/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday May 27, 2006

Bomb-Sniffing Dogs To Patrol San Diego Transit Centers
http://www.10news.com/news/9276019/detail.html
10 News

Bus depot for Gardena going ahead: Permission is needed for use of some funds, but the council is unanimous in wanting work to begin.
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2884946.html
Daily Breeze

Funds To Facilitate Faster Bus Transportation in Santa Barbara
http://www.ucsbdailynexus.com/news/2006/11831.html
UCSB Daily Nexus

Metro chief blazes a trail for light rail (fare increase)
http://snipurl.com/r0p1
St. Louis Post Dispatch

Mixed-use project wins accolades (transit oriented development)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3871404
Pasadena Star News

Proposed Silver Streak and Service Change Review
http://www.foothilltransit.org/EAlert/NewsDisplay.aspx?ID=248&type=news
Foothill Transit

Survey reveals L.A. drivers not known for good manners
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/news/2006/0526/Editorials/015.html
Simi Valley Acorn

Top 10 cities worst hit by rising gas prices
http://realestate.msn.com/Rentals/Articlesperling.aspx?cp-documentid=500985
MSN Money

5/26/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday May 26, 2006

118 Volvo Buses Ordered for Colombia Transit System
http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2006/05/24/008303.html
Autochannel.com

As diesel costs rise for TriMet, fares may go up another 5 cents: Transit - The board will vote on an increase that would be the fourth since April 2005
http://snipurl.com/qymj
The Oregonian

Bill Upgrading Status of Los Angeles World Airports Police Approved by California State Assembly
http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/060525/0131522.html
Yahoo! Finance

Bill tells drivers: hands off cells: Legislation would bar conversations without both hands on wheel
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3866257
Daily News

Carpool lane opens locally on parts of San Diego Freeway
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/05/25/news_-_features/area/a6.txt
The Argonaut

Compressed natural gas station upgraded
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/05/25/news_-_features/santa_monica/sm10.txt
The Argonaut

Diamond Rideshare Award given to city
http://snipurl.com/qzaq
Ventura County Star

MARTA salaries to rise, deficit to return
http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/stories/2006/05/15/daily8.html?from_rss=1
Atlanta Business Journal

MTA Budget Boosts Services
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta26may26,1,2868518.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Revenues, riders haul BART from slump: New budget shows no fare increases or service cutbacks
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/05/25/BAGLSJ1LRG1.DTL&feed=rss.bayarea
San Francisco Chronicle

Riverside Transit Agency deal close to official - CONTRACT: Both sides working to finalize the wording of their recent agreement
http://snipurl.com/qzah
Riverside Press Enterprise

Strickland Launches Petition Drive to Repeal Double Tax on Gasoline
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=10178
California Chronicle

Study: L.A. needs a labor strategy: A report suggests the city lacks a unified and coherent plan when it comes to handling negotiations
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/2878351.html
Daily Breeze

Using reserves, MTA approves $3 billion budget
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3866326
Daily News

5/25/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday May 25, 2006

Aging U.S. School Buses Still Fouling Air: A report says $16 billion is needed to replace or upgrade 500,000 of the worst-polluting vehicles
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-schoolbus25may25,0,1290393.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Bus Rider’s Union asking judge to extend MTA decree
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3861578
Daily News

Mineta: Private Sector Must Get Involved in Transportation Projects
http://www.truckinginfo.com/news/news-detail.asp?news_id=56701
Truckinginfo.com

More cars expected on highways - MEMORIAL DAY: Higher gas prices are not keeping people from traveling this weekend
http://snipurl.com/qxb8
Riverside Press Enterprise

MTA Expects To Reduce $112M Deficit By 10 Percent
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_144184038.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA mulls cutbacks in security cost: Agency faces $112 million deficit
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3861577
Daily News

MTA Trying to Trim $10 Million: The L.A. County transit agency is working with sheriff's officials to reduce its security budget for the next year
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta25may25,1,2409764.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Parking Revenue Missing, City Says: After an audit, officials want to know what happened to $530,000 in tickets at its Hollywood and Highland garage
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-parking25may25,1,1966137.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

SCAT expected to end hybrid bus plan
http://snipurl.com/qxb4
Ventura County Star

Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta Convenes First Meeting of National Commission on Surface Transportation Funding Saying It Has Opportunity to Make a “Historic Transition”
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/dot6506.htm
U.S. Department of Transportation
Text of the Secretary’s Remarks: http://www.dot.gov/affairs/mineteasp052306.htm

5/24/2006

Trasportation Headlines for Wednesday May 24, 2006

2006 National 511 Progress Report
http://www.deploy511.org/docs/511%20National%20Progress%20Report%202006.pdf (.pdf)
U.S. Federal Highway Administration

Brakes may get a break as new 405 carpool lanes open: Carpool option on 5-mile stretch near LAX is aimed at easing congestion on one of the busiest freeways
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2861191.html
Daily Breeze

Developing A Formal Methodology For Studying Obesity And Urban Design
http://www.planetizen.com/node/19889
Planetizen

Examination Of Commuter Rail's Reliance On Amtrak
http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d06470.pdf (.pdf)
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Fast Lanes On The Transportation Information Superhighway
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/trnews/trnews243infohighway.pdf (.pdf)
Transportation Research News

Fewer vehicle trips, less pollution (trip reduction)
http://www.burbankleader.com/politics/story/46515p-70586c.html
Burbank Leader

Los Angeles and Ontario International Airports Say Summer and Memorial Day to Be Busiest Since 2001
http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/060523/0130947.html
Yahoo! Finance

New Carpool Lanes on 405 a Pleasant Shift: Caltrans opens 5.1-mile stretch ahead of schedule, to the delight of morning commuters. The aim is to ease congestion around LAX
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-carpool24may24,0,1294630.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

New HOV Lane On The 405 Freeway
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4197983
ABC 7 TV

New York MTA May Install Anti-Graffiti Cameras
http://www.newsday.com/news/local/newyork/am-tagnews0523,0,121996.story?coll=ny-nyc-bigpix
Newsday:

Summer at LAX Likely to Heat Up as Travelers Test Airlines' Capacity
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airports24may24,1,4557748.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Time Is Right for U.S. Private Sector to Get Involved in Transportation Investments to Help Fight Congestion, Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta Says During NASDAQ Visit
http://www.dot.gov/affairs/dot6406.htm
U.S. DOT
Text of Secretary Mineta’s Remarks: http://www.dot.gov/affairs/minetasp052306.htm

5/23/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday May 23, 2006

Car flips onto train tracks in accident (Metro Green Line, NOT Metrolink)
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=4936851&nav=9qrx
KESQ 3 TV

Downey Car Crash Shuts Down Metro Green Line
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_143093301.html
CBS 2 TV

Drivers See Slip in Gas Prices: It is the first substantial decline since February. An FTC study finds some gouging but no market manipulation after the hurricanes
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas23may23,1,6198236.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Editorial Criticizes California Governor For Raiding Public Transit Fund
http://www.planetizen.com/node/19868
Planetizen

Gold Line’s Extension Heralds Rebirth of Boyle Heights & East L.A.
http://snipurl.com/qukg
Metro Investment Report

Hertzberg: State Infrastructure Bond Results from Consensus-Building & Need
http://snipurl.com/quke
Metro Investment Report

High Fuel Costs Have Some Downsizing to Two Wheels: Many retailers of motorcycles, scooters and bicycles report that sales are up this year
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gasless23may23,1,112698.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Measure M extension one step closer to November ballot (Orange County, OCTA)
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1151502.php
Orange County Register

O.C. to Monitor Buses Via Video: Officials hope the $900,000 program, equipping 82 vehicles, will reduce vandalism, thefts, assaults and injury claims
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa23may23,1,5553232.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

With $25 Million, M.T.A. Plans a New War on Subway Graffiti
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/23/nyregion/23mta.html?_r=1&oref=slogin
New York Times

5/22/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday May 22, 2006

Backward Spring Street Bus Lane to Go
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/05/22/news/news_briefs/at01.txt
LA Downtown News

City Says New Signals on the Way—But Can’t Say How Many
http://tinyurl.com/fmzzt
LA Garment and Citizen

If we build it, they will ride: The Red Line could be expanded to Fairfax without local money, but only if county leaders show guts
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-subway22may22,0,7501382.story?coll=la-news-comment-editorials
Los Angeles Times

Pay to drive into heart of S.F.: Motorists now assessed fee in London (Congestion Pricing)
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/05/21/INGURIV10M1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Port-related traffic key issue in Democrats 55th primary race: While the ports aren't part of the Assembly district, two Democrats point to the impact transportation has
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/2843771.html
Daily Breeze

Proposed LNG Terminal Undergoes Ongoing Review
http://www.canyon-news.com/artman/publish/article_4378.php
Canyon News

Right to Walk: For Too Long, Pedestrians Have Been Pawns on the Downtown Chessboard
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/05/22/news/opinion/edit01.txt
LA Downtown News

Riverside trains keeping better time
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_train22.d6d1baf.html
Press-Enterprise

Visionary: How Portland's Homer Williams, the Anti-Developer Developer, Is Transforming Downtown Los Angeles
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/05/22/news/news01.txt
LA Downtown News

Wilshire Rapid Line Gets Bigger Buses
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/05/22/news/news_briefs/at06.txt
LA Downtown News

5/21/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday May 21, 2006

Group Battles Toll Road With Prayer
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-conservancy21may21,1,5909956.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

L.A. Area Chamber Names Chief
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-chamber21may21,1,2110978.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

L.A. Gas Prices Flatten at $3.401
http://snipurl.com/qrh1
L.A. Business Journal

No meters, but maybe more fines
http://www.dailynews.com/glendale/ci_3847626
Daily News/Glendale Edition

Organize push for transit funds (Infrastructure Bond)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_3847324
Whittier Daily News

Parking problems studied: Council ponders more parking enforcement and pay-to-park plans. Current parking is mismanaged, staff says
http://www.burbankleader.com/front/story/46299p-70222c.html
Burbank Leader

RTA adds bus to Commuter Link 206
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3847210
Daily Bulletin

Trail's completion urged: Officials pose forming foundation (Santa Ana River Bike Trail)
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_3847458
San Bernardino Sun