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9/02/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Sept. 2, 2006

Cal State University Long Beach Receives Three METRANS Grants
http://www.csulb.edu/misc/inside/archives/v58n9/16.htm
Inside CSULB

New Park and Ride lot will open Sept. 5 in Fontana
http://www.fontanaheraldnews.com/articles/2006/08/31/news/08newsparkandride.txt
Fontana Herald News

Route 82 to provide Ladera Ranch bus service: OCTA buses will have a stop in Ladera beginning Sept. 10
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/news/local/communities/ladera/article_1261776.php
Orange County Register

Stretches of Pomona Freeway to Get Extra Lanes: The state plans to nearly double the carpool-lane miles between Industry and Moreno Valley
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pomona2sep02,1,734714.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Study: San Diego Commutes Could Get Longer
http://www.10news.com/news/9773020/detail.html
10 News TV

9/01/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday September 1, 2006

California's action could spur feds, other states to cut emissions, experts say
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/01/MNGBLKTIDU1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Cleaner Diesel Fuels Concerns
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-diesel1sep01,1,1764835.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Now's not time to add more Sprinter bells and whistles
http://nctimes.com/articles/2006/08/30/opinion/editorials/19_37_198_29_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

Editorial: Please, Just Pick a Metro Color - Flip a coin or something -- just stop wasting public time with the stupid train-hue ado
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-aqua01sep01,0,7050247.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Is green good or bad for state's economy?
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/01/MNGBLKTICG1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

LAX grows under Specific Plan Study; 2 public meetings draw heavy criticism
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/08/31/news_-_features/top_stories/3lax.txt
The Argonaut

Legislature passes port cargo fee: Governor will now decide whether to sign the controversial proposal, which imposes a surcharge on containers, into law
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3804851.html
Daily Breeze

Most Congested Cities: Traffic delays will increase 65 percent and the number of congested lane-miles on urban roads will rise by 50 percent over the next 25 years, according to a new Reason study
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21064
Planetizen

Schwarzenegger Gets Bill to Restrict Use of Cellphones by Drivers (AB1613, SB927)
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-roundup1sep01,1,4253026.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

SPECIAL REPORT: First-Fit vs. Retrofit (Bus Engines)
http://www.masstransitmag.com/publication/article.jsp?pubId=1&id=1218
Mass Transit Magazine

Transportation Finance at the Ballot Box: Voters Support Increased Investment & Choice
http://www.cfte.org/CFTE%20Election%20Trends%20Report.pdf (pdf file)
Center for Transportation Excellence

Ventura Blvd. Closure 101-405
http://www.pchpress.com/local/1014059-1-06.html
PCH Press

8/31/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday August 31, 2006

Analysis: Build more toll lanes - TRAFFIC: A libertarian think tank's take on Inland conditions riles some area officials.
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_R_traffic31.3c520b0.html
Riverside Press Enterprise
Link to Reason Foundation report: http://www.reason.org/ps346/index.shtml

Bottleneck at the border
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/business/20060830-9999-1b30wait.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Driven to distraction (Reason Foundation)
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4264517
Daily News

EDITORIAL: New Chief for Troubled Amtrak - State-owned railway, bleeding billions, hires a mysterious new boss who can hopefully mend -- not end -- the train network
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-amtrak31aug31,0,4925587.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Gas prices pinch city budgets
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1260728.php
Orange County Register

La Cañada Flintridge City Council to Hear 710 report
http://www.lacanadaonline.com/articles/2006/08/31/news/lnws-councilprewrite.txt
La Cañada Valley Sun

L.A. drivers avoid staying idle while stuck in traffic
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4264932
Pasadena Star News

Omnitrans ups fares on climbing costs
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4264334
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Siemens Unveils Its First Diesel Multiple Unit for the U.S. Market
http://www.masstransitmag.com/article/article.jsp?id=1458&siteSection=1
Mass Transit

Sprint into the future: Transit district shows off rail car for passenger line (DMU, Diesel Multiple Unit)
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20060830-9999-1mi30sprint.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Study to analyze gridlock on Vincent Thomas Bridge
The $2 million project will determine how to ease congestion at the port's landmark bridge
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3784107.html
Daily Breeze

8/30/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday August 30, 2006

Amtrak hires former rail freight exec as CEO
http://tinyurl.com/hanbe
Reuters

Assembly OKs limiting drivers' cell phone use
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/08/30/BAGVCKRPDP1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Californians weigh a new tax on oil companies
http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0829/p01s03-uspo.html
Christian Science Monitor

Caltrans hoping drivers won't become commuter challenged: Caltrans puts commuters' interests at the top of their priority list for Devore 2 freeway rehab project
http://www.hesperiastar.com/story.php?id=1685_0_1_0_M
Hesperia Star

Commuter and Light Rail Driving Development in California
http://tinyurl.com/rl8vk
Commercial Property News Online

Coverage gaps limit commuting site's help - TRAFFIC: Parts of interstates 15 and 215 lack sensors. Officials want that to change
http://tinyurl.com/ghy72
Riverside Press Enterprise

How To Live Without A Car? Could you get through the day without your car? Before you say, "no way," NBC4's Kelly Mack shows you one man who says it can be done -- even in Los Angeles
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/9754348/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Monorail set to grow: Expansion would link line with airport, convention centers
http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2006/Aug-29-Tue-2006/news/6841376.html
Las Vegas Review Journal

Off the tracks: Derailment reverberates through canyon. Our view: Railroad has a responsibility that goes beyond its own rail cars
http://www.sbsun.com/opinions/ci_4258161
San Bernardino Sun

NABI delivers articulated CNG buses to LAX
http://www.compositesworld.com/news/cwweekly/2006/August/cw110651
Composites World

Preserve area historic sites (Railroad hotel in San Dimas)
http://www.sgvtribune.com/opinions/ci_4257834
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Transit riders sought to test new 'smart card': Pass will allow free travel on multiple systems
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/transportation/282930_ferry29.html
Seattle Post Intelligencer

8/29/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday August 29, 2006

Capitol Corridor's Largest Service Increase Ever Brings More Direct Trains to San Jose
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=157870
Market Wire

Different Commute Is Ahead for O.C., L.A.: With Orange County's job growth, fewer workers are expected to head north each day, while those heading south into the county will keep increasing
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-flow29aug29,1,6072938.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

GAO to probe U.S. rail security
http://www.upi.com/SecurityTerrorism/view.php?StoryID=20060828-051101-2321r
United Press International

Letter to the Editor: Community politics Re "MTA agrees to the name 'Expo Line"' (Aug. 25):
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_4252358
Daily News

London voted world's best city for public transport
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/08/29/ulondon.xml
Telegraph UK

Man Killed By Freight Train In Compton
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_240112005.html
CBS 2 TV

OCTA OKs buy of transit hub site: The Anaheim location ultimately will connect several forms of public transportation
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1258330.php
Orange County Register

OCTA considering buying 249 natural-gas buses: The county transportation board is also expected to hear an update on the Garden Grove (22) Freeway widening project
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/homepage/abox/article_1255065.php
Orange County Register

Ship Bumps Bridge, but Port Officials Worry More About Truck Traffic
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bridge29aug29,1,7173315.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Transit agencies gear up to test 'smart card': Regional fare card allows seamless transfers without cash
http://www.metrokc.gov/kcdot/news/2006/nr060828_smartcard.htm
King County Metro, Seattle WA

Union: Low staffing at LAX worsens delays: Airline passenger advocacy group says staffing levels are part of a larger problem
http://www.fcw.com/article95781-08-28-06-Print
FCW.com

8/28/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday August 28, 2006

Flexcar to let drivers ages 18-21 sign up for car sharing service
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/08/28/BAGS7KQHGD1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Floating the Idea of Southland Water Transportation: A ferry service in Marina del Rey has been popular this summer. But experts disagree on whether the concept holds water on a wider scale
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-watertaxi28aug28,1,1709836.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

No fuming over fuel change: New diesel blend will ease smog, officials say
http://www.sacbee.com/content/politics/story/14310419p-15207562c.html
Sacramento Bee

Pasadena lauded for electric car stance
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4248645
Pasadena Star News

Pitching Public Works Bonds Now a Team Sport
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cap28aug28,1,7661828.column?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Redlands derailment injures two, causes fire
http://tinyurl.com/pc4x2
Riverside Press Enterprise

Slow DASH: A Month Before a Planned Revamp, Bus Service Is Spotty at Best. The complaints are true - the DASH seems to come when it wants to
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/08/28/news/news03.txt
L.A. Downtown News

Speeding train derails: Commuter shortcut blocked while crews repair rail route
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4247809
San Bernardino Sun

8/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday August 27, 2006

Bus service aims to ease Orange County commute: Option - It can take the 91 toll lanes without charging passengers additional fees
http://tinyurl.com/orjs9
Riverside Press Enterprise

Color me stripey (Metro Expo Light Rail Line)
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4243492
Daily News

Experts warn U.S. is coming apart at the seams (Infrastructure)
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2003226851_fragile26.html
Seattle Times

Foothill Transit cuts line 189 service: Bus line the only public transit to Base Line site
http://www.claremont-courier.com/pages/Topstory0826.1.html
Claremont Courier

Interstate Highway System: What Worked, What Did Not
http://www.hawaiireporter.com/story.aspx?22e99524-8a76-49d3-9d64-1376903c7f32
Hawaii Reporter

Job Boom Makes Driving a Chore on the Westside: Economic growth draws new residents and 300,000 workers a day from outside the area, stretching commutes and fraying nerves
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-westside27aug27,1,5868452.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Residents, Merchants Weigh In on LAX Modernization Plan: At a weekend planning session, attendees favor access proposals that don't use surface streets
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/los_angeles_metro/la-me-lax27aug27,1,5451297.story?coll=la-commun-los_angeles_metro
Los Angeles Times

State to hang up cell phones? Bill would fine drivers for hand-held use on road
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_4246372
Oakland Tribune