Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

9/09/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Sept. 9, 2006

AP Enterprise: Road money spread thin in transportation bond
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/15480582.htm
Mercury News

Bush picks former highway administrator as next Transportation secretary
http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2006/09/06/news/nation/21_07_379_5_06.txt
North County Times/Californian

California Transportation Commission Allocates $431 Million in New Transportation Funding
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/060908/20060908005594.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

Clang, clang, clang...: City plans to swap bus for old-time trolley
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_4308247
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

Clogged carpool lanes could force new rules
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/09/BAGL4L2KK21.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Despite Funds, Tunnel Study Moves At Snails Pace
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_252095657.html
CBS 2 TV

LAX Launches Remote Check-In: Passengers will be able to drop off luggage and get boarding passes at sites throughout the city
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-baggage9sep09,1,2445561.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Letters: Let Measure M run out of gas
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/opinion/homepage/article_1269706.php
Orange County Register

Letters: Rethinking trolleys in a rush-hour era - Re "In L.A., Desire of Some Is Named Streetcar," Sept. 5
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-saturday9.2sep09,0,5933095.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Next step in tunnel plan years off - CORONA-IRVINE: With the route set, permits must still be obtained before ground tests can start
http://www.pe.com/localnews/inland/stories/PE_News_Local_B_tunnel09.3dfce47.html
Riverside Press Enterprise

Officials OK Testing for Roadway Tunnel: Riverside County and Orange County agree to evaluate the feasibility of a road under the Cleveland National Forest to ease traffic
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bottleneck9sep09,1,6686014.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

San Diego Transit District seeking input on stations' futures
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/northcounty/20060908-9999-1mi8station.html
San Diego Union Tribune

Service to streamline LAX trips
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4308767
Daily News

9/08/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Sept. 8, 2006

$46-Billion Questions Await State's Voters: Ballot measures would release a torrent of spending on California's infrastructure but test the public's stomach for more debt and taxes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-election8sep08,1,7593089.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

701 Freeway Extension's Impact on Schools Debated
http://www.lacanadaonline.com/articles/2006/09/07/news/lnws-city20907.txt
La CaƱada Valley Sun

Aviation historian to spotlight TWA as original LAX airline
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/09/07/news_-_features/lax/01aviation.txt
The Argonaut

Caltrans: Limit hybrids in carpool lane
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/15468826.htm
Mercury News

Contactless Breeze blows across Atlanta’s transit network (Smart Card, Paper Smart Card)
http://www.secureidnews.com/library/2006/09/06/contactless-breeze-blows-across-atlantas-transit-network/
Secure ID News

Clean diesel a promising fuel
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4302779
Whittier Daily News

Controversial $30 Per Container Fee At Ports On To Governor
http://www.gazettes.com/container09072006.html
Long Beach Gazette

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

Expecting a Drive to Vegas? Allow Extra Time: Parts of the junction of two interstate highways in Devore will be closed for repairs during five weekends beginning Sept. 29
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-delays8sep08,1,7952880.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Federal Railroad Administration Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Passenger Train Emergency Systems
http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/2006/August/Day-24/i7099.htm
Federal Register/EPA

Five Years Later: Security Protects Against Attack
http://www.gazettes.com/portsecurty09072006.html
Long Beach Gazette

Metrolink now offers Saturday late night service
http://www.newsmirror.net/articles/2006/09/07/news/11news.txt
Yucaipa News Mirror

Panel OKs Deal for Ads at L.A., Ontario Airports; Delays Vote on Concessions: A six-year deal with JCDecaux is expected to bring up to $80million for the agency.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-airport8sep08,1,2160477.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Retailers Ask Governor to Veto Bill on Port Fee
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-portfee8sep08,1,3775831.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Rio Hondo gives free bus passes to students: Community College hopes passes will stem parking congestion
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/ci_4300840
Whittier Daily News
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4304800
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Should you share a car? A big roadblock to giving up your keys is the occasional need for a car. In more than 40 cities, car-sharing services offer low-hassle wheels cheap
http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/SavingandDebt/SaveonaCar/ShouldYouShareACar.aspx
MSN.com

Suspicious Package Delays Burbank Metrolink
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_250212000.html
CBS 2 TV

Work Will Shut Down Portions Of 405 Freeway
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_250005633.html
CBS 2 TV
Caltrans District 7 Announcements: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/announc/pr06/06_09_release.php

9/07/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Sept. 7, 2006

Clean Up the Killer Ports: Governor should embrace environmentalism over placating businesses by approving a new fee on shipping containers
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-ports07sep07,0,1187736.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Hybrid cargo handling plan announced: Test to determine engine's economic viability
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4299013
Press Telegram

Hybrids to cruise in carpool lanes until 2011
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=969
Capitol Weekly

It takes a village: Value of mayor's rezoning vision depends on the details
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4297354
Daily News

Letters: Color the transit riders red - Re "Which Direction for Light-Rail Growth?" Sept. 3:
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-thursday7.4sep07,0,4617779.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Letters: Measure M will keep traffic flowing
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/opinion/homepage/article_1265605.php
Orange County Register

Little Gain Seen in Affordable Housing in L.A.: The razing, converting of rent-controlled units almost equals the building of new ones, study says.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-housing7sep07,1,4912983.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Long Beach, LA Ports Get $300K Grant From EPA for low emission cargo tractors
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_249192242.html
CBS 2 TV

Mobility 21 Coalition to Meet Sept. 12 in Culver City
http://www.mobility21coalition.com/pressmedia/m21_21.html
Mobility 21

North American Public Transportation Leaders To Convene At 2006 APTA Annual Meeting
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/060831_annual_meeting.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Public Transit Boom In The U.S.: Light rail and buses beckon. But will Americans really abandon their cars?
http://economist.com/world/na/displaystory.cfm?story_id=7855218
The Economist

Seattle transit agencies to test "smart cards"
http://snipurl.com/w18v
Seattle Times

Simitian LNG bill dies in Assembly
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=968
Capitol Weekly

Town Hall Los Angeles Focuses on the Future of LA Infrastructure
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=160633
Marketwire

Transit to L.A. County Fair Sept. 8-Oct. 1
http://socata.net/newspro2/viewnews.cgi?newsid1157564491,98182,
Southern California Transit Advocates

9/06/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Sept. 6, 2006

Can Los Angeles Become the US’ First Regional City?
http://www.worldchanging.com/archives/004898.html
World Changing

Letter to the Editor: It doesn't work - Re "Transit 'villages' for L.A.?" (Sept. 4):
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_4291749
Daily News

Metrolink to offer late-night Saturday service
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4292346
Daily Bulletin

Missing Man Reunited With His Family: 76-Year-Old With Alzheimer's Disease Found By MTA Bus Driver
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_249070654.html
CBS 2 TV

President Names Secretary of Transportation
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-090506peters,0,4931555.story?coll=la-home-nation
Los Angeles Times

Union Pacific hiring in SoCal
http://www.dailybulletin.com/business/ci_4286541
Daily Bulletin

9/05/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Sept. 5, 2006

If You Build It, They Will Come: Traffic remains a symptom of the affordable housing shortage on the Westside
http://snipurl.com/vyfc
Westside Chronicle

In Los Angeles, the Desire of Some Is Named Streetcar: A report prepared for city officials says downtown trolleys would be a boon for development
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trolley5sep05,1,4973928.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Land Use Regulations in the 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=2348&res=1024
Smart Growth Online

Letter to the Editor Re: Plans for 710 Freeway article
http://www.egpnews.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=browse&id=3&pageid=4440
Eastside Sun

Letters to the editor: How to get Amtrak back on the right track
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-tuesday5.1sep05,0,7502474.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Traffic tales
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4286590
Daily News

Villaraigosa puts trade on front burner for Los Angeles: The mayor names Andre Winston Lewis to an expanded international business office in hopes of spurring growth
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3821851.html
Daily Breeze

Warner Center blooms condos
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_4279982
Daily News

9/04/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Sept. 4, 2006

AVTA's bus schedule to be revised for greater clarity
http://www.avpress.com/n/03/0903_s3.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Driver's dream: High-tech freeways
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/transportation/15436802.htm
Mercury News

Getting California Back on Track: Propositions 1A and 1B will go a long way toward improving the state's transportation systems
http://www.aaa-calif.com/westways/0906/upfront/legislate.asp
Westways – Auto Club

Los Angeles' Olympic past a help and a hindrance
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/sports/15438459.htm
Mercury News

Public Transit Schedules Trimmed Down On Labor Day
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/9784499/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Voting for Mobility
http://www.aaa-calif.com/westways/0906/upfront/directions.asp
Westways – Auto Club

Weighing impact of lengthy commutes: Not all motorists hate long drives, studies say
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_4285347
Oakland Tribune

9/03/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Sept. 3, 2006

Four sound propositions: Voters should go along with all but one of the bond measures
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_4280613
Press Telegram

Is $43 Billion Too Much for Voters?: It may be too late for supporters to sell November's infrastructure bonds to Californians
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-op-cannon3sep03,0,4062153.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail
Los Angeles Times

L.A. Mayor Pushes For 'Transit Villages'
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_246095512.html
CBS 2 TV

ONT seeks on-site natural gas station
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4280604
Daily Bulletin

Orange County’s Measure M: Ten reasons to oppose extension of transportation sales tax
http://www.ocregister.com/ocregister/opinion/columns/article_1262587.php
Orange County Register

Pedal Commuters: South Bay cycle shop owners say gas prices may be sending them a few more customers, but that most bicyclists are exercise oriented
http://www.dailybreeze.com/business/articles/3814636.html
Daily Breeze

Politico Suggests Building Rail To Ontario Airport
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_246101937.html
CBS 2 TV

Transit 'villages' for L.A.?: Mayor's plan would cluster housing near bus, rail lines
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4281678
Daily News

Which Way for the Next Light-Rail Line in L.A. County?: L.A. transit agency weighs competing plans for lines to the Westside and San Gabriel Valley
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta3sep03,1,1828070.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times