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7/08/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday July 8, 2006

City's subways soon to ring with sound of cell phones
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0607070303jul07,1,999093.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed
Chicago Tribune

Fact Sheet: Securing Our Nation’s Rail Systems
http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/display?content=5727
Department of Homeland Security

MTA Touts Solar Panels To Save Money, Energy
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_188151627.html
CBS 2 TV

New NABI Bus Features Composite Floor
http://www.compositesworld.com/ct/issues/2006/June/1323/1
Composites World

Next real estate boom: Dense settlements, not sprawling ranch houses, are the future of housing - and could make for a smart real-estate investment
http://money.cnn.com/2006/07/07/technology/newvillages.biz2/
CNN Money

SCAG to treat Valley as separate statistical region
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4021958
Daily News

SFO: BART ridership to airport fails to take off
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/07/08/BAG26JS31V1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Street Smarts: An interview with smart-growth expert and author Anthony Flint
http://www.grist.org/news/maindish/2006/07/07/flint/
Grist

7/07/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday July 7, 2006

Agency weighs casino routes: At least one gambling house would subsidize the bus runs
http://snipurl.com/suua
Riverside Press Enterprise

Amtrak enables bookings on mobile devices, upgrades site
http://www.travelweekly.com/articles.aspx?articleid=52140&rbp=1
Travel Weekly

A Year Later, Life in London Mostly Normal
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-britain-bombings-one-year,1,341831.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Bus-inspired art wins students recognition
http://snipurl.com/suu5
Riverside Press Enterprise

County Public Works Needs Bond Funds to Invest in County Roads & Mobility: LADPW Director Donald Wolfe describes the vast challenge of maintaining the infrastructure of the nation's largest county
http://snipurl.com/svf5
Metro Investment Report

FibroLAN Fiber-optic Networking Technology Deployed by Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority
http://www.financevisor.com/market/news_detail.aspx?rid=33958
FinanceVisor

L.A.-S.F. train is a quick traffic fix: High-speed rail can crack the two cities' desperate congestion cycle, says Michael Dukakis
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-dukakis7jul07,0,2886325.story?coll=la-home-commentary
Los Angeles Times

LAX Flight Path Museum hours expand to five days a week
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/07/06/news_-_features/venice/w1.txt
The Argonaut

Integration Highway: Federal, state and local transportation agencies engage in numerous projects to promote data sharing
http://www.public-cio.com/story.php?id=2006.06.12-99812
Public CIO

Omnitrans unveils its new vans: Bus agency getting 25 for disabled passengers
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4021407
San Bernardino Sun

Seattle Metro to raise fares 75 cents in 10 years: Also, boost in sales tax sought for bus service expansion
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/transportation/276628_buses06.html
Seattle Post Intelligencer

Surface Transportation Funding: Options for States
http://www.ncsl.org/programs/pubs/summaries/014233-sum.htm
National Conference of State Legislatures

Transit stories: Tales about riding Metro Rail and buses make up a growing subset of the L.A. blogosphere
http://www.laobserved.com/archive/2006/07/transit_stories.html
L.A. Observed

Why does the "Vista" bus in the Ventura County Transportation Commission's line of buses have Wyoming license plates?
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2006/0706/Columns/013.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

7/06/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday July 6, 2006

APTA President Millar Lauds National Investments in Public Transit; Encourages L.A. to Do More
http://snipurl.com/stkc
The Metro Investment Report

California still isn't getting fair share of federal pie: The state has plenty of powerful representatives in Washington but sees few benefits nonetheless
http://www.dailybreeze.com/opinion/articles/3284381.html
Daily Breeze

Councilmen Seek Rail Line Extension to LAX
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-briefs6.3jul06,1,6379992.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Critics hit MTA study on valley rail link
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4017038
Daily News

Freeway service patrol gets expansion grant
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4016971
Daily Bulletin

Inland cars are wedge in O.C. race: A candidate takes aim at the proposal and the commuters who favor it (Corona-Irvine Tunnel)
http://snipurl.com/sss3
Riverside Press Enterprise

Next Los Angeles: L.A. has more people per square mile than any urban area in the country, and over the next two decades it’s going to add millions of new residents. Can smart growth stave off impending citywide gridlock?
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=3989&IssueNum=161
LA City Beat

Omnitrans workers will see salary increase
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4016986
Daily Bulletin

Parking plan upsets retailers: Less time, higher rates may limit customers
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4017614
Pasadena Star News

Plan May Ease Air Pollution at Ports: Stricter international freighter rules would make L.A. and Long Beach facilities safer
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ships6jul06,1,5726921.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Riding In LA
http://doconthetrain.blogspot.com/2006/07/riding-in-la.html
Doc on the Train Blog

Shooting Down Trains: LAX director is no big fan of the Green Line
http://www.laweekly.com/news/news/shooting-down-trains/13949/
LA Weekly

Vandalism blamed for idling Las Vegas Monorail
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=5112228&nav=9qrx
KESQ 3 TV

7/05/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday July 5, 2006

Approval of I-10 project expected: Officials hope to speed up construction of an $18 million plan to fix a busy interchange in Yucaipa
http://snipurl.com/sqwo
Riverside Press Enterprise

Commuter costs varying: Pump prices fluctuate, while rail service and tolls are subject to increases
http://snipurl.com/sqwi
Riverside Press Telegram

Drivers trading cars for hybrids: Price no object for more mileage
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_4011965
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

LAX officials pay attention to the nation's high-rated airports: The goal of renovations at the airport is to "capture the spirit of Los Angeles and the region”
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3277646.html
Daily Breeze

Man Escapes Train Collision; Arrested on DUI Suspicion
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4332421
ABC 7 TV

New State Budget Provides Billions for Transportation Funding
http://www.californiachronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=11220
California Chronicle

7/04/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday July 4, 2006

1893: An electrifying ride to Mt. Lowe
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-a2anniversary4jul04,1,2752781.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Buena Park I-5 work means late-night closures: Drivers must take detours around parts of the freeway starting Wednesday.
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1201210.php
Orange County Register

Buses, Bikes and Automobiles
http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2006/July-2006/07_03_06_Buses_Bikes_and_Automobiles.htm
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Demand Drives Up Gas Prices
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas4jul04,1,3228422.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

L.A., Long Beach Ports Put Past Into Drydock: After a long history of contention, the facilities are beginning to address mutual problems together
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ports4jul04,1,6639837.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Migration to City Centers Intensifying, Say Real Estate Brokers
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=5514&state=52&res=1024
Smart Growth

More Americans Leave Car Keys on Coffeetable as Cities Report Rising Transit Use
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=5504&state=52
Smart Growth

MTA Bus Drivers Approve Labor Contract
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_184121633.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA finds blue skies in color-coded labor talks
http://dailynews.com/news/ci_4009705
Daily News

Unions, MTA bond with latest contract
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3274266.html
Daily Breeze

Study - Stop updating freeways: Commute to San Diego - Money should instead be spent on buses and commuter rails, it says.
http://snipurl.com/sp7y
Riverside Press Enterprise

7/03/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday July 3, 2006

Alameda Corridor Goes Full-Steam Ahead, but Goods Movement Needs Billions More
http://www.metroinvestmentreport.com/mir/?module=displaystory&story_id=359&format=html
Metro Investment Report

ATMs Boost D.C. Metro's Cash Flow; Riders Applaud Convenience
http://www.masstransitmag.com/article/article.jsp?siteSection=3&id=1099
Mass Transit Magazine

Demand hybrid innovations
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_4005852
Pasadena Star News

Hunt for earmarks: Most area lawmakers delay release of details of funding requests
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4005818
Link to List of Appropriations: http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4006880

Moving forward on high-speed train: Scoping meetings scheduled for Victorville, Barstow and Las Vegas
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/115184490338905.html
Victorville Daily Press

MTA Bus Drivers Ratify Contract: They will get a 10.5% pay raise over three years, the same deal approved earlier by maintenance and service workers.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bus3jul03,1,4580593.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

MTA, Unions Agrees on Contract
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/07/03/news/news_briefs/at04.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Train hits car in Irvine when driver enters track: No one is hurt; driver is arrested, suspected of DUI.
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1201122.php
Orange County Register

United on clean L.A. ports
Port leaders and regulators who oversee air quality are finally all on the same page
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-ports03jul03,0,3687629.story?coll=la-news-comment-editorials
Los Angeles Times

7/02/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday July 2, 2006

Bus experiment happily now in rear-view mirror
http://www.dailynews.com/marielgarza/ci_4002940
Daily News

Buses, shuttle link up (Metro Orange Line, ParkLINK)
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4003762
Daily News

City Engines in a 30% HCNG Transit Bus Project
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2006/06/city_engines_in.html
Green Car Congress

Council to beef up land power: Eminent domain may be expanded (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4001915
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Councilwoman Requests Terrorist Attack Recovery Plan at Port
http://www.canyon-news.com/artman/publish/article_4539.php
Canyon News

Culture + Trip Planner
http://snipurl.com/smy6
LAist Blog
Link to Experience LA: http://www.experiencela.com/

If You Think LAX Is Busy Now, Just Wait a Month: One of four runways will be closed during major construction. Stand by for delays
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-runway2jul02,1,660007.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Long lines mean less security at LAX
http://www.sgvtribune.com/opinions/ci_4003293
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Metrolink to run 7 days a week in O.C. starting Sunday: 3 round trips will be offered each Sunday, following Saturday's schedule.
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1198812.php
Orange County Register