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7/21/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday July 21, 2006

Boxer Seeks FAA Probe of Palmdale Outage
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-flight21jul21,1,544992.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

Los Angeles Times

Can't Stop Guzzling
http://snipurl.com/tl8j

BusinessWeek

City bus destroyed in fire
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/115340421321861.html

Victorville Daily Press

City of Long Beach Contracts with Clean Energy to Manage City's ...
http://snipurl.com/tl8g

Business Wire

Council Meeting: Asilomar & Bike Path
http://www.palisadespost.com/content/index.cfm?Story_ID=2087

Palisadian-Post

L.A.'s Mayor Pushes a Free MTA Transit Week
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta21jul21,1,2278688.story?coll=la-headlines-california

Los Angeles Times

Local AQMD mad at railroads' air quality control arrangement
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3396076.html

Daily Breeze

Metrolink train hits truck
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/07/20/news/state/17_18_277_19_06.txt

North County Times

Plan to dramatically expand Bay ferry service sails ahead
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_4078339

Oakland Tribune

Report: MTA workers' OT unearned
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4076966

Los Angeles Daily News

Rush Hour Parking Tickets Now More Than Doubled
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_200235624.html

CBS 2

Villaraigosa Proposes Free Transit Week In LA
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_201203043.html

CBS 2

7/20/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday July 20, 2006

California Air Traffic Center Outage Probed
http://www.forbes.com/technology/feeds/ap/2006/07/19/ap2888726.html

Forbes.com

Expressways to Boulevards—A Bad Idea
http://www.reason.org/commentaries/samuel_20060710.shtml

Reason Foundation

FAA investigating air-center outage
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4072257

Los Angeles Daily News

Fail-Safe Fails: FAA Looks for Answers
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-flight20jul20,1,86238.story?coll=la-headlines-california

Los Angeles Times

L.A. air woes felt around the world after outage
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3387321.html

Daily Breeze

License Plate Scanner Helps Indiana Police Find Stolen Cars
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/2006-07-17-license-plate-reader_x.htm

USA Today

Parks Aims to Derail 'Aqua Line'
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta20jul20,1,1819934.story?coll=la-headlines-california

Los Angeles Times

Train Slams Into Truck on Track in Riverside
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train20jul20,1,4881829.story?coll=la-headlines-california

Los Angeles Times

Transit sales tax on ballots (Highway 101, Sonoma-Marin)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/07/20/BAGNFK293B1.DTL

San Francisco Chronicle

7/19/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday July 19, 2006

Agency ponders easing traffic
http://snipurl.com/thbg

Riverside Press-Enterprise

Airport plan to cut trees raises outcry
http://snipurl.com/thcn

Ventura County Star

Aviation officials investigate Calif. air traffic center outage
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CA_AIR_TRAFFIC_OUTAGE_CAOL-?SITE=CAANR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Orange County Register

Bus rider survey prompts changes
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4067730

Whittier Daily News

California Department of Transportation's Division of Research and Innovation has the full text of more than 1,500 research reports from 1930 to present available online
http://www.dot.ca.gov/research/researchreports/caltransreports.htm
CalTrans – Division of Research and Innovation

City a dead-end for bicycle riders (bike paths, exposition light rail)
http://www.smdp.com/article/articles/1970/1/City-a-dead-end-for-riders

Santa Monica Daily Press

FAA outage delays flights
http://www.avpress.com/n/19/0719_s1.hts

Antelope Valley Press

Foothill Transit service change meetings
http://metrorider.elhay.net/category/awareness/
MetroRiderLA Blo

MTA's Molina vows agency turnaround
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4067682

Los Angeles Daily News

Outage Disrupts L.A. Air Traffic
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-flights19jul19,1,4325448.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

Los Angeles Times

Power outage delays flights
http://dailynews.com/news/ci_4067584

Los Angeles Daily News

Power outage grounds flights at ONT
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4067721

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Santa Clarita makes best cities list: Money magazine ranks area 18th in U.S.'s 100 'Best Places to Live'
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_4063403
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

Senate Panel Considers Funding Boost for Amtrak
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,204139,00.html
FOX News

Smart Growth Illustrated: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a new website that provides visual examples of smart growth techniques as they have been used in different places
http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/case.htm
Environmental Protection Agency

Transit Workers Cover Slippery Slopes
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=31626&format=html
The Signal

Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) - New Search Interface Now Available: The National Transportation Library’s Integrated Search provides enhanced searching of TRIS Online and also allows users to perform a combined search of TRIS Online and the NTL’s Digital and Portal Collections
http://ntlsearch.bts.gov/tris/index.do
Transportation Research Board and the National Transportation Library

Transportation Security: Issues for the 109th Congress
http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/68824.pdf (.pdf)

U.S. Congressional Research Service

Visionary Leaders Pick Up Slack on City of Villages: Concept Promotes A Balance Between Lifestyle and Work
http://snipurl.com/tgii

San Diego Business Journal

Waiting game played (airport power outage)
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1215457.php
Orange County Register

7/18/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday July 18, 2006

Bob Hope-Van Nuys shuttle considered
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4063714
Daily News

Drivers bully Caltrans workers
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4063988
San Bernardino Sun

Gasoline Prices Up on Mideast Worries
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas18jul18,1,1606127.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Generating interest in fuel cells
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/atoz/article_1214344.php
Orange County Register

Meeting to let residents sound off on train horns (downtown San Diego)
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20060717-9999-1m17quiet.html
San Diego Union Tribune

More Restrictions on Board for Van Nuys?: Los Angeles officials are looking at phasing out older, noisier plane models at the airport. The FAA would have to approve any changes.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airport18jul18,1,6221405.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Rail service topic of SANBAG meeting
http://www.pe.com/localnews/sanbernardino/stories/bwebrail.200f8e0d.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Redondo Seeks to Revitalize a Gritty Street: City Council will hear a plan to mix residential and commercial zoning on Torrance Boulevard. Critics raise concerns about the environment
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-torrance18jul18,1,3181480.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Torrance Boulevard changes down the road?: Some residents are ready for battle as planners prepare to suggest ways of revitalizing Redondo Beach area of strip malls and auto shops. Could new homes be next?
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3363166.html
Daily Breeze

Transit panel greenlights synchronization pilot
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/homepage/article_1214266.php
Orange County Register

7/17/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday July 17, 2006

BAY AREA: 4th Spare Air day this year - gasp - Extra state funds for transit assistance arrived last week
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/07/16/MNG7JK0BA311.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

City Supports Westside Mobility Action Plan: Westside COG (COG) takes position on improving mobility on the Westside including building the Exposition Light Rail line to Santa Monica, extension of the Metro Red line subway to the Westside, and other arterial improvements
http://snipurl.com/tdr7
Westside Chronicle

Gail Goldberg's Big Vision: The New Head of the Planning Department Talks About a 'City of Villages,' Dealing With Developers and the Future of the Los Angeles River
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/07/17/news/news03.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Naive optimism about high-speed rail system: Re "Rail of two cities," Opinion, July 7
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-le-monday17.5jul17,1,5777798.story?coll=la-news-comment
Los Angeles Times

New route for Amtrak seems likely: After years of battling, compromise may bring private money into the rail system
http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/business/15054078.htm
Philadelphia Inquirer

Transit Agency Tied to Ferrari Crash Closes: Officials are still looking at how a San Gabriel Valley bus firm created its own police force, which car's alleged driver said he was a part of
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ferrari17jul17,1,1441854.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Tunnel-boring machine makes way for Inland waterline: The technology is being studied as a means of creating a commuter passageway
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_D_tunnel17.1fdf754.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

7/16/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday July 16, 2006

Driving home their concerns: Re "So Many Cars, So Little Money," July 10
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-sunday16.2jul16,0,7062075.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

London's Mayor Targeting Gas Guzzling Vehicles (Congestion Charging)
http://www.planetizen.com/node/20534
Planetizen

Passenger Is Shot in Altercation on MTA Bus
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-briefs16jul16,1,1353615.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Pinched at the Pump: High fuel prices are pushing some drivers to the financial brink—and to the pawnshop for gas money. Low-wage earners are feeling the most pain
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gashurt16jul16,0,5275140.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Reasons I Love The Red Line
http://metrorider.elhay.net/2006/07/14/reasons-i/
Metro Rider Blog

Sound practice or just noise?: O.C. locals' call for quiet zones raises safety concerns for some officials (rail)
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1213265.php
Orange County Register

Transportation Headlines for Saturday July 15, 2006

‘Beach Train' service becomes permanent: Weekend service goes year-round on two Metrolink lines
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1212296.php
Orange County Register

City of Santa Monica Hires New Planning Director
http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2006/July-2006/07_14_06_City_Hires_New_Planning_Director.htm
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

Freeway improvement projects get early start: Preliminary work will begin this year on an interchange and a carpool lane addition (I-15 & I-215)
http://snipurl.com/tc8j
Riverside Press Enterprise

Hybrids choke carpool: Clean cars are taking advantage of access to left lane
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4055390
Press Telegram

Las Vegas transportation plan sees $11 billion in work by 2030
http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/nevada/2006/jul/14/071410749.html
Las Vegas Sun

Rush on HOV-lane permits for hybrids: Car-pool allocations nearly all snapped up
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4054875
Daily News

Thousands hop a ride on Albuquerque commuter train's first day
http://www.freenewmexican.com/news/46453.html
New Mexican

Washington Metro goes wireless to connect riders, advertisers
http://washington.bizjournals.com/washington/stories/2006/07/10/daily64.html
Washington Business Journal