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6/24/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 24, 2006

Bill aims to halt trains from pushing passenger cars
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1191372.php
Orange County Register

California 23 Project Set to Begin: The congested highway between Thousand Oaks and Moorpark will get additional lanes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-freeway24jun24,1,5308484.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Foothill buses to get Wi-Fi: Free Internet service to begin Monday in 60-day trial run
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/business/ci_3974219
Whittier Daily News

Foothill Transit to add Wi-Fi to selected buses
http://www.foothilltransit.org/EAlert/NewsDisplay.aspx?ID=256&type=news
Foothill Transit

Mayor heralds new Rapid line in Valley: Sepulveda route helps fulfill mandate
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_3974471
Daily News

Metrolink Promotes O.C. Weekend Service
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_175115008.html
CBS TV

Mineta, Cabinet's Sole Democrat, Quits
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-mineta24jun24,1,1611107.story?coll=la-headlines-nation
Los Angeles Times

New Buses To Operate In San Fernando Valley
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_174143329.html
CBS 2 News

Panel: 'Managed lanes' favor car over bus
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/06/24/news/top_stories/21_09_376_23_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Plans to expand 710 move forward: Environmental study authorized so project can move into next phase
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3974007
Press Telegram

Rural Town Council, residents welcome bus route changes (AVTA)
http://www.avpress.com/n/24/0624_s8.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Super-Sized Cargo-Carrying I-710 Advances As MTA Board OKs Preparation of EIR/EIS
http://www.lbreport.com/news/jun06/710eir.htm
Long Beach Report

6/23/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday June 23, 2006

Bay Area commuters to get another free lift
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/22/MNG4EJIL724.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Caltrans extends electronic signs to Ventura County
http://www.thecamarilloacorn.com/news/2006/0623/Community/010.html
Camarillo Acorn

Closures announced for Highway 23 project
http://snipurl.com/s6dl
Ventura County Star

Freeway Will be Extended (I-710)
http://www.egpnews.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=browse&id=3&pageid=3657
Eastside Sun

Interchange forces Agoura's budget to swell (Kanan Rd/101)
http://www.theacorn.com/news/2006/0622/Community/021.html
The Acorn

Officials lobby automakers to build plug-in hybrid vehicles: AQMD and Energy Control Systems sponsor event to encourage the production of a vehicle that could get up to 100 mpg
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3215966.html
Daily Breeze

Railway rolling toward future: BNSF trying to meet shifting needs
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_3969836
San Bernardino Sun

Residents voice mixed views over 710 Freeway tunnel
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_3970443
Pasadena Star News

6/22/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday June 22, 2006

710 Tunnel Study Set to Enter Environmental Impact Stage
http://snipurl.com/s4mc
La Canada Valley Sun

Cowboys to carpools: First accident? First drive-in smooch? How L.A. got off its horse and discovered its calling
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/highway1/la-hy-125timeline21jun21,1,7239074,full.story?coll=la-news-highway_1
Los Angeles Times

Foes of Long Beach Airport EIR mull options: Lawsuit is one of our options,' member of critics' group says
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3965686
Press Telegram

Jet-Setters Stir Up Turbulence at Santa Monica Airport: Surging traffic at the airfield has neighbors feeling besieged
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-jetset22jun22,1,5324540.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink offers free rides to boost interest: OCTA to pick one O.C. station a month for no-cost trips to tout weekend service
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1189330.php
Orange County Register

New environmental bond, ignored housing bond complicate November ballot
http://capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=793
Capitol Weekly

Not For Sale at Any Price: As oil now heads toward $100 a barrel, one filmmaker examines the tawdry politics behind the annihilation of the electric car
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=3929&IssueNum=159
L.A. City Beat

Placentia receives rail deadline extension: After a series of delays, city has three months to finish $9 million Quiet Zone project
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1189346.php
Orange County Register

Rancho, Fontana, Ontario make U.S. fastest-growing list
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3960943
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Report finds 85% increase in California emissions since 1960
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/3208426.html
Daily Breeze

Summer's here -- heat, smog too: Bay Area Transit agencies offer free rides for Spare the Air Day
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/22/WEATHER.TMP
San Francisco Chronicle

Toll Roads Save Time, Gas, And Money
http://www.thetollroads.com/home/news_press_june_06d.htm
The Toll Roads

6/21/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday June 21, 2006

As gas costs rise, so does use of public transit: Officials say lower-income persons more likely to stop using cars
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/13439065/
MSNBC

AVTA fare hikes, service cutbacks possible
http://dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3960389
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Blacktop manifesto: In 1924, a single volume of just 70 pages outlined the Los Angeles that we know today
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/highway1/la-hy-125roads21jun21,1,1267248.story?coll=la-news-highway_1
Los Angeles Times

City To Participate In Biodiesel Fuel Study
http://tinyurl.com/jqj2f
Westside Chronicle

Editorial: Bells, lights and awareness: Making deadly rail crossings safer
http://snipurl.com/s25a
Ventura County Star

Laguna Niguel Metrolink station offers free rides Saturday: Ride as far north as L.A. and as far south as Oceanside
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1186969.php
Orange County Register

Limits backed on cell-phone use by drivers
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_3960975
Daily News

New study to map out transit for Pacoima
http://dailynews.com/news/ci_3957148
Daily News

Proposed land plan topic of discussion: Possible plan would dictate direction, size of new developments based on amount of trips generated to facility
http://www.burbankleader.com/politics/story/48760p-74405c.html
Burbank Leader

Split council upholds LB airport EIR
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3961341
Press Telegram

6/20/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday June 20, 2006

Bill includes road-widening cash: House gives nod to Rancho Vista project
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_3956574
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Light at the end is a tunnel: Digging the 710 underground is a feasible first step toward relieving freeway congestion
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-poole20jun20,0,5185756.story?coll=la-news-comment-opinions
Los Angeles Times

Long Beach Airport EIR vote expected today: Critics argue report does not address noise ordinance issue
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3957182
Press Telegram

Mexican Port Gets American Connection: A U.S. railway is linking with a Pacific coast harbor to move freight faster to the Midwest
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-mexport20jun20,1,7050341.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Port pollution bill approved (SB 764)
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_3957466
Press Telegram

Supervisor favors bus over new rail line: Bob Buster says an I-215 express could extend service to Perris sooner and for less (Metrolink)
http://tinyurl.com/s8zgr
Riverside Press Enterprise

Trains ... Plain and Simple: West Coast does its share of railroad travel (Amtrak)
http://www.modbee.com/life/travel/story/12336692p-13067825c.html
Modesto Bee

Utilities Do Not Have to Pay for Relocation of Lines During Pasadena Metro Rail Construction, Court Says
http://www.metnews.com/articles/2006/blue061906.htm
Metropolitan News Enterprise

Widening I-405 gains favor: OCTA committee advises hiring consultants to explore options for lane additions on the San Diego Freeway
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/article_1186579.php
Orange County Register

6/19/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday June 19, 2006

Metro and Metrolink Report Record Ridership
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/06/19/news/news_briefs/at04.txt
L.A. Downtown News

New rail rules good for region - Our view: Exhaust from idling trains has been an ongoing problem
http://www.sbsun.com/opinions/ci_3953520
San Bernardino Sun

Prospects of building 710 Freeway extension
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-monday19.2jun19,0,5821488.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

SANDAG transit strategy is flagged: Panel calls plan too auto-oriented
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060619-9999-1m19sandag.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Senator Tries Again to Take Phone Out of Drivers’ Hands (SB 1613)
http://insidebayarea.com/search/ci_3955035
Inside Bay Area/Sacramento Bee

Transportation Headlines for Sunday June 18, 2006

Committee OKs ways to find more money for Sprinter
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20060617-9999-1mi17sprint.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Waiting at the Airport: It could be a rough summer for America's aviation system
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/news/articles/060626/26travel.htm
U.S. News and World Report

Proposed roadway takes too great a toll
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-sunday18.2jun18,0,634952.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Transportation Headlines for Saturday June 17, 2006

America in fast lane with no exit: Freeways have changed our way of life and given birth to new industries
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/06/17/MNG72JG1851.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

High-speed rail project still on track
http://www.avpress.com/n/17/0617_s8.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Joint bus buy pays (Montebello Bus Lines)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_3938406
Whittier Daily News

L.A. Mayor Calls for More Transportation Advertising
http://snipurl.com/rw00
Media Buyer Planner

Mexican port delayed
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/mexico/20060617-9999-1b17port.html
San Diego Union Tribune

New Publication Highlights Innovative Approaches to Transportation Funding
http://www.govtech.net/localgovt/story.php?id=99877
Government Technology
Link to: Show Me the Money: A Decision-Maker's Funding Compendium for Transportation Systems Management and Operations
http://www.pti.org/docs/Trans_Funding_PTI_FHWA_2006.pdf

Sears sale has Council thinking big (Exposition Light Rail)
http://www.smdp.com/article/articles/1648/1/Sears-sale-has-Council-thinking-bigSanta Monica Daily Press