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9/23/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Sept. 23, 2006

3 finalists take next step in Olympic bid process
http://tinyurl.com/rv32o
Mercury News

BART to tap alcohol advertising - and why not?
http://www.insidebayarea.com/opinion/tribune/ci_4379441
Tribune

Commuters Vs. Historic Homes
http://www.kcet.org/lifeandtimes/blog/?p=101
KCET Life and Times

Governor vetoes container fee bill (SB 927)
http://www.presstelegram.com/ci_4381219
Press Telegram

Flexcar Lets People Borrow Vehicle By Hour, Day
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/9906123/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

'Move Over' highway bill becomes state law
http://tinyurl.com/m2qx5
Mercury News

New York MTA Lasers In on Tunnel Vision: Transit agency would use laser system to detect trespassers in subway tunnels
http://tinyurl.com/mdvlw
New York Post

Rosedale community to be showcased (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/business/ci_4381919
Pasadena Star News

Schwarzenegger Vetoes Fee on Cargo Containers
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-port23sep23,1,1267015.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Speed of port projects tied to funds from proposition
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4206651.html
Daily Breeze

Step into MTA driver's shoes (Bus Roadeo)
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4384620
Daily News

9/22/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Sept. 22, 2006

Airport gets 12 alternative-fuel 100-passenger airfield buses
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/09/21/news_-_features/lax/x3.txt
The Argonaut

California Sues Over Vehicle Emissions: The state wants carmakers to pay for damage caused by greenhouse gases
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-global21sep21,1,2164943.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Concerns Raised Over Natural Gas From Abroad: Critics say imported LNG burns hotter and pollutes more than the domestic product
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hotgas21sep21,1,7927531.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Contract let for $576 million upgrade of Bradley International Terminal
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/09/21/news_-_features/lax/x4.txt
The Argonaut

Freeway signs give motorists travel times: Nine freeway message boards will estimate commutes
http://tinyurl.com/nsyx3
Orange County Register

Inland Empire to stay with SCAG
http://www.highlandnews.net/articles/2006/09/21/news/10scag.txt
Highland News

Is L.A. More Crowded Than New York?
http://www.livableplaces.org/news/index.html
Livable Places

Judge refuses to throw out Metrolink crash victims' suit
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4377406
Daily News

L.A. judge dismisses Metrolink motions: Train organization is the target of 113 lawsuits stemming from January 2005 crash in Glendale
http://tinyurl.com/qwh75
Glendale News Press

LB Mayor Foster, Sen. Lowenthal, Councilwoman/AQMD Boardmember Reyes Uranga, L.A. Councilwoman Hahn & Multiple Clean Air Advocates Tell Governor Schwarzenegger: Sign SB 927 (Container Fee For Clean Air, Rail Projects, Port Security)
http://www.lbreport.com/news/sep06/sb927.htm
Long Beach Report

Public Transportation Ridership Continues To Climb In 2006
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/060921_ridership_climbs.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Stockholm Voters Approve Congestion Charging But Reject the Political Party That Supported It. Result: Gridlock Over Gridlock
http://www.streetsblog.org/2006/09/19/stockholm-votes-for-congestion-charge-and-its-opponents/
StreetsBlog

World's Largest Alternative Fuel Car & Transportation Show Set for December 9 & 10 in Santa Monica
http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2006/09/21/022602.html
The Auto Channel

9/21/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday September 21, 2006

Bill To Lift Tunneling Restrictions Approved: Federal Bill Allows Metro Red Line To Extend Further West
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_263195035.html
CBS 2 TV

Bus ridership takes a jump
http://www.burbankleader.com/articles/2006/09/20/politics/blr-bus20.txt
Burbank Leader

Chevron to fund alternative fuel research at UC Davis
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/15558582.htm
Contra Costa Times

Crews into the final stretch
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4371270
San Bernardino County Sun

Future block: Can private enterprise get maglev trains moving in the U.S.?
http://www.metrotimes.com/editorial/story.asp?id=9666
Detroit Metro Times

Getting Ready to Set L.A. on Its Ear With Park at the Cornfield
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cornfield21sep21,1,150737.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

House of Representatives Lifts Ban on Wilshire Tunneling
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4582542
ABC 7 TV

Housing bond would boost programs for the poor/Prop. 1C would also fund anti-sprawl projects in cities
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/09/20/BAGBGL8VQP1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

If MARTA Looked Like This, Would You Ride It?: Adman pitches a whole new MARTA ‘Concept’
http://tinyurl.com/z8vew
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

L.A. subway bill powers past House
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4371294
Daily News

Letter to the editor: Taxes are for roads - Re "Gas taxes" (Your Opinions, Sept. 14):
http://dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_4364311
Daily News

MTA panel backs studies paving way for Orange Line
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4371280
Daily News

Muni chief lowers agency’s on-time goal
http://www.examiner.com/a-298102~Muni_chief_lowers_agency_s_on_time_goal.html
San Francisco Examiner

Success for SBIA not sealed
http://sbsun.com/ci_4371336
San Bernardino County Sun

9/20/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday September 20, 2006

Beijing To Ban Cars At 2008 Olympics
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21249
Planetizen

Congress to Consider Lifting Federal Ban on Tunneling Along Wilshire
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4577488
ABC 7 TV

Flights at SBIA would attract new businesses
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4365224
San Bernardino County Sun

GM to Put 100 Hydrogen-Run Vehicles on the Road in 2007: Firm hopes its fuel-cell SUVs quell criticism that its products use too much gasoline
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-autos18sep18,1,7143378.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Hearings to scrutinize airport authority; Lawmakers to explore restructuring, eliminating Lindbergh Field's operator
http://snipurl.com/wpzh
North County Times

Mayors discuss airports
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4365030
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Mayors talk flights
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4365013
San Bernardino County Sun

Metrolink ridership to coastal areas takes dip
http://snipurl.com/wpyh
Press-Enterprise

Plan of action urged to curb traffic at ports
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4365626
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Public transportation Leaders Testify At First National Transportation Commission Field Hearing In Dallas, TX
http://tinyurl.com/fdsfg
News Release Wire

State bond package has opposition
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4365153
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Subway scam: Immediate transit fixes are needed - rather than champagne lines for the Westside
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4364307
Daily News

Taking L.A. in a New Direction
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-meruelo20sep20,1,1175108.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

US Transport Secretary choice hailed by tolling industry
http://www.todaystrucking.com/news.cfm?intDocID=16712Today’s Trucking

9/19/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday September 19, 2006

Airport agency approves budget: Los Angeles Airport commissioners are planning 40 years of patrolling skies
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4355153
Press Telegram

Businesses fear freight will be stuck in traffic
http://tinyurl.com/kjahl
Los Angeles Business

Congress may lift L.A. subway curbs
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4359469
Daily News

Editorial: Bonds for the future: Yes on Props. 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E and 84
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/24859.html
Sacramento Bee

Editorial: No on Proposition 1A
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/24856.html
Sacramento Bee

How is Transportation Funded in California? Budget Backgrounder
http://www.cbp.org/pdfs/2006/0609_transportationprimer.pdf
California Budget Project

In Reversal, Waxman Seeks to Repeal Ban on Red Line Tunneling
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-redline19sep19,0,7328539.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

L.A. express bus route OK'd (Foothill Transit)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4355213
Pasadena Star News

Letter to the Editor: Getting it done - Re: " 'Orange lining' the Valley" (Our Opinion, Sept. 15):
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_4353849
Daily News

O.C. Moves Toward High-Speed-Rail Service to L.A.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-highspeed19sep19,1,6512339.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Perfect prescription: When it comes to traffic questions, the doctor is in
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4354214
San Bernardino Sun

Residents sue for use of route (Metrolink)
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_435393
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

S.F. to L.A. train picks up steam
http://tinyurl.com/pwmw8
Contra Costa Times

9/18/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Sept. 18, 2006

Calling All Metro Artists
http://tinyurl.com/qjovj
L.A. Downtown News

L.A. express bus route OK'd
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4355213
Pasadena Star News

LAX best in the West?
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3940776.html
Daily Breeze

LAX Travelers Can Check Luggage Downtown
http://tinyurl.com/rybd3
L.A. Downtown News

LAX's Terminal Illness
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/3937631.html
Daily Breeze

Panel Expected to OK Contract on Rebuilding LAX Terminal
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax18sep18,1,4637996.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Residents object to bike path: Proposed path would connect Chandler Bikeway with L.A. River bike path and could lead to increased traffic and crime, neighbors fear
http://www.burbankleader.com/articles/2006/09/16/politics/blr-path16.txt
Burbank Leader

Study: More Motorists Turn to Metro (registration may be required)
http://snipurl.com/wm5i
San Fernando Valley Business Journal

9/17/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Sept. 17, 2006

BART board uncorks alcohol ad dollars: Directors OK exception to ban; some find it hard to swallow
http://www.insidebayarea.com/timesstar/localnews/ci_4342254
Alameda Times Star

Bond backers fear cost of ads
http://tinyurl.com/ok3fp
Mercury News

California's $20 Billion Transportation Bond
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21231
Planetizen

Flat rate for BART looks OK to some: Critics say $2.50 fee for short trips could hurt low-income families
http://tinyurl.com/qndaf
San Mateo County Times

Public works bonds flounder: Big spenders, other woes threaten support for infrastructure
http://www.insidebayarea.com/dailyreview/localnews/ci_4349331
Daily Review

SunLine roles out new buses
http://tinyurl.com/kprjc
Desert Sun

Transit-Worker ID Program Stalled: Years of Trouble in National Effort Bodes Ill for High-Tech Licenses, Passports
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/16/AR2006091600635.html
Washington Post