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6/16/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday June 16, 2006

California's gas prices outpace rest of country: Energy Commission report finds state drivers paid 60 cents per gallon more this spring
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/16/BUGITJEQAH27.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Cameras Will Be Snapping Pictures of Red-Light Runners (Metro Orange Line)
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4273192
ABC TV

Funds for crossings approved by House
http://snipurl.com/rukp
Ventura County Star

Magical History Tour: 'Celebrate the Interstate!' - Cross-Country Trip Launches Friday
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/060615/dcth019.html?.v=58
Yahoo! Finance

Millions to be spent improving transportation here in the Valley (Palm Springs)
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=5035245
KESQ TV

More Ads May Power MTA: Villaraigosa calls for increased advertising on buses, light rail and stations to ease debt
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta16jun16,1,4375850.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

MTA Recommends Ads On Trains, Subway Tunnels
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_166145254.html
CBS TV

Norwalk considers upgrades for half of city’s bus stops
http://snipurl.com/rukt
Wave Newspaper/Eastside Edition

NY MTA’s Transit Trax Podcasts
http://www.mta.info/nyct/transittrax.htm
NY MTA

Skies Still Cloudy for Long Beach Airport's Future: As City Council nears a vote on expansion, residents express fears about added flights
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lbairport16jun16,1,4471550.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Supervisors endorse Measure M extension: November ballot measure awaits the OCTA's approval
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1179291.php
Orange County Register

Work to Begin on Magic Mountain Parkway I-5 Expansion Project: Two-Year Project Will Focus on Highly Used Roads and Freeway Ramps
http://hometownstation.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=3234
KHTS AM 1220

6/15/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 15, 2006

Bus Lines takes advantage of pilot program
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3939138
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Caltrans Considers Options To Ease 101 - 405 Congestion
http://www.nbc4.tv/newslinks/9369856/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Case for railroad crossing examined
http://www.glendalenewspress.com/politics/story/48067p-73279c.html
Glendale News Press

Crowded Orange Line faces capacity woes
http://washingtontimes.com/upi/20060613-101319-8904r.htm
Washington Times

Dig the 710: Completing the freeway through Pasadena underground is the best solution yet to an old problem.
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-tunnel15jun15,0,1533010.story?coll=la-news-comment-editorials
Los Angeles Times

LAX pressured to curb wait time: Long lines called security threat
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3938154
Daily News

MTA To Install Cameras At Metro Line Intersections
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_165200356.html
CBS TV

Orange Line safety funding OK'd by House
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3938156
Daily News

Oregon Could Charge Gas Tax By Mile, Not Gallon
http://www.planetizen.com/node/20112
Planetizen

Queue & A: TSA says LAX security lines are gone: Federal officials say they have increased staff and eliminated delays. City officials express doubts
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax15jun15,1,4113707.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Rail vote likely on track for 2008: Runner, others seek to keep project funding on state's election agenda (high speed rail)
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3933036
Daily News

Travel will be a gamble (I-15/I-215)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_3933470
Daily Bulletin

Woo-woo! Midnight train finally on track (Metrolink)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3933265
Daily Bulletin

6/14/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 14, 2006

Amtrak supporters aim to ease budget cuts
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060614/ap_on_go_co/congress_spending_1

Yahoo! News

Ban on Orange County Tollway Removed from Budget
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trestles13jun13,1,6650303.story?coll=la-headlines-california

Los Angeles Times

Board OKs transportation tax vote
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/abox/article_1179782.php

Orange County Register

Caltrans collects options for fixes to 101-405 jam
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3933331

Daily News

Chicago Peddles 500-Mile Bike Path Proposal
http://www.planetizen.com/node/20090

Planetizen

City Eyes Sears Location for Transit Hub
http://snipurl.com/rqwd

Santa Monica Surf/Lookout news

Common Ground At The Airport
http://www.lbreport.com/editorial/jun06/edlgbei.htm

Long Beach Report

Freight trains collide head-on in Madera
http://www.pe.com/ap_news/California2/CA_Train_Collision_241306CA.shtml

Riverside Press-Enterprise

Honorable Quentin L. Kopp, Former Chair of Senate Transportation and Author of High-Speed Rail Legislation, Named to California High-Speed Rail Authority
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/060613/20060613006154.html?.v=1

Yahoo! Finance

LAUSD wants more MTA funds for school in Gold Line path
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_3933752

Daily News

Metrolink hits woman, delays commuters
http://snipurl.com/rq7c

Riverside Press-Enterprise

MTA Launches New Metro Rapid Bus Line
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_164161457.html

CBS 2 TV

MTA Report: Tunnel Connecting 710, 210 Possible
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_164190808.html

CBS 2 TV

New Metro Rapid Bus Line To Launch In San Fernando Valley
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/9364575/detail.html

NBC 4 TV

NoHo mojo: City can't let investment lose
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3933119

Daily News

OC transportation agency OKs $844.5 million budget
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1178280.php

Orange County Register

Overgrown oranges: Hey MTA, get cracking on near-capacity busway
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_3929149

Daily News

Routes Unveiled for Proposed Twin Tunnels Linking Pasadena, Alhambra
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tunnel14jun14,1,6958348.story?coll=la-headlines-california

Los Angeles Times

Street Name Game Has a Few Rules
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-streetnames12jun12,0,149650.story?track=tothtml

Los Angeles Times

Study: tunnel for 710 feasible
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3934333

Pasadena Star News

System Security Awareness for Transportation Employees
http://trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?id=6343

Transportation Research Board

Train of Thought: City eyes Sears property for possible transit station site
http://www.smdp.com/article/articles/1617/1/Train-of-thought

Santa Monica Daily Press

Transit funds for regional projects OK'd: Soundwall, senior bus planned
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3930565

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

6/13/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 13, 2006

Caltrans Announces Street Closures
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_163232700.html

KCAL 9 (CBS 2)

Forum to review transportation issues
http://snipurl.com/rpyd

Ventura County Star

High Desert Corridor task force created
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/115011981221998.html

Victorville Daily Press

Magic/I-5 Ready for Widening
http://www.the-signal.com/News/ViewStory.asp?storyID=9802

The Signal (Santa Clarita Valley)

Not Quite Measuring Up at Mexico's Gas Pumps
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-stickup13jun13,1,2004061.story?coll=la-headlines-business

Los Angeles Times

OCTA spreads wide its big dollars
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/abox/article_1178928.php

Orange County Register

Orange Line heads toward overcapacity
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3929827

Daily News

Record Ridership on Metro Orange Line
http://www.sfvbj.com/article.asp?aID=55689106.2781126.1319955.1536194.7052606.953

San Fernando Valley Business Journal (Registration required)

SigAlert definition changed over time
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1177717.php

Orange County Register

Vice Mayor/Councilwoman Kell Indicates She Won't Be Present At June 13 Council Meeting...Which Includes Appeals Of EIR Re Expansion Of LB Airport Permanent Terminal Area Facilities
http://www.lbreport.com/news/jun06/lgbeih2.htm

Long Beach Report

Volunteers test milage fee as replacement for gas tax
http://www.gazettetimes.com/articles/2006/06/13/news/oregon/statetue05.txt

Corvallis Gazette Times

6/12/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday June 12, 2006

Burbank Bus ridership leaps
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3926198
Daily News

Final Week for Backward Bus Lane
http://www.downtownnews.com/articles/2006/06/12/news/news_briefs/at06.txt
Downtown News

Heading to Vegas this summer? Think again (Cajon Pass, Devore 2)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3925946
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Later SDSU service in new trolley schedule
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060612-9999-1m12trolley.html
San Diego Union-Tribune

Neighborhood council gives a thumbs down to Sepulveda widening project
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3018396.html?showAll=y&c=y
Daily Breeze

Sanders holds cards on airport close to vest (Miramar)
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060612-9999-1n12sanders.html
San Diego Union-Tribune

State to consider widening of 118 Freeway
http://www.dailynews.com/simivalley/ci_3923179
Daily News

6/11/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday June 11, 2006

Caltrans to Taggers: Spray Away
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-graffiti11jun11,1,2867573.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

Los Angeles Times

Future Of Airports Tied to Transit Evolution
http://www.masstransitmag.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=3&id=969
Mass Transit

New crop of airport police officers reflect faces of world
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3016106.html
Daily Breeze

NoHo rising: Building boom sends blight packing
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3923671
Daily News

Port reduces foul emissions: Particulate matter from cargo equipment lowered by over 670 tons
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_3920862
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Prelude To Major Airport Action: City Att'y & Mayor Invite 49 Appellants To Pre-Hearing Meeting On Procedures For Airport Terminal Expansion EIR Hearing
http://www.lbreport.com/news/jun06/lgbeihe.htm

Long Beach Report

Residents have last shot at shooting down Airport EIR
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3923086

Long Beach Press-Telegram

Residents take Dial-a-Ride to task: RTA spokesman points to traffic woes, change in servicer providers.
http://www.thevalleychronicle.com/articles/2006/06/09/news/11nrta.txt
The Valley Chronicle

State funds $1.5 million for road upgrades: County officials to use money on three projects
http://snipurl.com/rn5t

Ventura County Star

Station pumps up alternative fuels with widest selection in U.S.
http://snipurl.com/rn8a
Orange County Register

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 10, 2006

$11.8 million award in train crash
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3920008
Daily News

Airport benefits the city
http://www.burbankleader.com/news/story/47927p-73039c.html

Burbank Leader

Busway so popular, it's nearing capacity (Metro Orange Line)
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_3920588
Daily News

Light-rail stations to be palette for artists
http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/0608railart0607.html
Arizona Republic

Miramar airport a $1 billion economic engine
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/06/11/news/top_stories/21_02_456_10_06.txt

North County Times/Californian

MTA claims decree is met
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3920792
Daily News

Racial bias endures in Bay Area transit
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/local/states/california/14779205.htm
Contra Costa Times

S. Pasadena split over 710 tunnel option
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_3921237
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Universal to Pay $12 Million in Metrolink Crash: Plaintiff was among 32 passengers injured in Burbank wreck blamed on a driver for the firm
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-metrolink10jun10,1,6564095.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

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

Worker on Highway Paving Project Is Killed
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-sbriefs10.3jun10,1,7658547.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

Los Angeles Times