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10/07/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Oct. 7, 2006

Glendale traffic-flow formulas are examined: One-way streets are nixed, widening Colorado Street, Central, Glendale avenues considered
http://tinyurl.com/ep4e6
Glendale News Press

Governor urges support for infrastructure bonds
http://tinyurl.com/fuaeq
North County Times/Californian

High gas prices? Don't tell Europe: Taxes keep other countries' fuel costs sky-high, but they also provide a cushion to absorb wild fluctuations
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/07/BUGPDLKLV01.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Increasing Diversity In TODs: A new report has been released that argues for the creation of mixed-income and mixed-race housing in transit-oriented developments
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21452
Planetizen

Once-proud facade gets a saving grace (Metro Customer Service Center at Wilshire & La Brea)
http://www.calendarlive.com/galleriesandmuseums/cl-ca-isermann8oct08,0,3065620.story?coll=cl-art-features
Los Angeles Times

No on Proposition 1A: A fiscal straitjacket on gas tax revenue is no way to fund state transportation projects
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-gastax06oct06,0,2954927.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Road rage fix: more enforcement
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4447506
Whittier Daily News

United front needed on traffic, pollution: Our view: Work on mitigating effects of Alameda Corridor East just beginning
http://www.sbsun.com/opinions/ci_4453524
San Bernardino Sun

10/06/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Oct. 6, 2006

Air policy would curb port projects: A citizens panel will likely advocate that new growth be rejected if it has a negative impact
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4313367.html
Daily Breeze

As the number of fliers soars, expansion efforts are underway
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/valley/la-tr-airports23jan23,1,29058.story
Los Angeles Times

City Letter Criticizes Tunnel Study (710 gap closure)
http://tinyurl.com/p6sco
La CaƱada Sun

Fitch Upgrades Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Auth, CA $3.07B Bonds
http://tinyurl.com/nmbmh
Business Wire

Full Menu of Fun -- With Jams on the Side: If you like football, hockey, baseball, outdoor music concerts or street festivals, Greater Los Angeles is the place to be Saturday. But it you like to drive, it might be a good day to stay away
http://tinyurl.com/qfu9f
Los Angeles Times

Historic Coast Daylight train service may run again
http://www.examiner.com/a-327644~Historic_Coast_Daylight_train_service_may_run_again.html
San Francisco Examiner

HWY 330 Closes: Route 18 Impacted 3 Weeks
http://tinyurl.com/q5t9q
Crestline Courier

Legislative Update: Continuing Resolution Funds FTA Programs
http://www.apta.com/government_affairs/washrep/2006october05.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Nevada panel moves ahead with toll road plan (I-15)
http://tinyurl.com/q27fd
Las Vegas Sun

NY MTA, UTA discuss contactless payment programs
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_newspick.cfm?id=9064355
Metro Magazine

Omnitrans: 30 years and counting - When Scot Huffman started at the brand-new bus agency in 1976, he and his colleagues worked on a dirt lot with two open bus bays
http://sbsun.com/news/ci_4449249
San Bernardino Sun

Report rips TSA's plans for crisis
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/news/2006-10-05-tsa-report_x.htm
USA Today

San Bernardino County transportation officials are putting together a list of major freeway improvements they hope to receive funding for through a $19.9 billion state transportation bond that will go before voters on Nov. 7
http://tinyurl.com/fdnpj
Riverside Press Enterprise

Sunline Transit avoids strike: Drivers and mechanics agree to 9.2 percent pay hike
http://tinyurl.com/mm2sl
Desert Sun

Supervisor Talks About L.A. County’s Future: Westside Chronicle concludes its exclusive interview with 3rd District Board of Supervisors member Zev Yaroslavsky (Metro Exposition Line, Subway Extension)
http://tinyurl.com/lshgd
Westside Chronicle

Transit Officials Give Passing Grade To NY PayPass Pilot
http://www.cardtechnology.com/article.html?id=20061005SM61GUGM
Card Technology

Transportation bonds could ease traffic congestion
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_4440900
Redlands Daily Facts

10/05/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Oct. 5, 2006

Announcing the Formation of the California Transportation and Logistics Institute
http://tinyurl.com/jkxuq
dBusiness News

Best Whimsical Public Aerospace Art (Metro Green Line)
http://www.laweekly.com/general/features/best-whimsical-public-aerospace-art/14588/
L.A. Weekly

Bond Measures: Governor, Dems chums once more
http://tinyurl.com/ez2hc
San Francisco Chronicle

Camarillo train station may get a new crossing
http://tinyurl.com/rr342
Ventura County Star

Cellphone law has a disconnect
http://tinyurl.com/hgto9
Los Angeles Times

Clean, Green Machine: A California company wants to improve air quality by using a smokestack scrubber on idling trains and cargo ships
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-green4oct04,1,7886175.story?coll=la-headlines-business&track=crosspromo
Los Angeles Times

DC Metro Seeks New Manager Candidates: With Top Prospect Out, Board Begins Again
http://tinyurl.com/nzdqf
Washington Post

Engine Gets Unlinked From Metrolink Train
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_277225037.html
CBS 2 TV

Governor vetoes transportation board expansion
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1023
Capitol Weekly

Insane Trip on Wilshire Boulevard
http://latransitrider.blogspot.com/
L.A. Straphanger Blog

Landmark proposition package: The reform targets state infrastructure and is the first of its kind in more than 40 years
http://tinyurl.com/plw3e
USC Daily Trojan

L.A.’s Newest Light Rail Breaks Ground For Westside Commuters
http://tinyurl.com/hhpdn
Westside Chronicle

L.A.’s Stew of Zoning Laws and Vestigial Land-Use Strategies Complicate Holistic Planning & Joint Use
http://tinyurl.com/goc74
The Planning Report

Late-night riders get 15 minutes of fame, er, train (Metrolink)
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4407042
Daily Bulletin

Proposition 1B would make state more accountable with transit funds
http://tinyurl.com/pzaoz
Mercury News

Study to realign Hwy. 395 OK'd: 15-mile stretch from I-15 targeted
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4443048
San Bernardino Sun

Train separation delays passengers (Metrolink)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4443713
Pasadena Star News

With New Management, CRA/LA Proceeds with Realizable Mission: At the helm of the Community Redevelopment Agency, Cecilia Estolano hopes to transform neighborhoods and lives in L.A.'s neglected neighborhoods
http://tinyurl.com/kez92
The Planning Report

10/04/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Oct. 4, 2006

Buses, Metrolink free for UCR students - TRANSPORTATION: A new program saves parking fees, gas and takes cars off freeways and streets.
http://tinyurl.com/hxzn5
Riverside Press Enterprise

California Has Five of Nations Ten Worst Road Areas
http://www.caranddriver.com/dailyautoinsider/11831/california-has-five-of-nations-ten-worst-road-areas.html
Car and Driver

Democrats abandon campaign tour for public works bonds
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2006/10/03/politics/p151204D44.DTL&type=politics
San Francisco Chronicle

Dream of a unified public transport system
http://greenlagirl.com/category/de-car-ing/
Green LA Girl

Expo Line And Metro Green Line Could Be Linked
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_276140857.html
CBS 2 TV

First RFP Released Under FTA Pilot Program; Agencies Use Implicit Purchase Pooling Solutions to Meet 90% Funding Guidelines
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061003/datu026.html?.v=64
Yahoo! News

High rise supermalls: the wave of big cities' futures?
http://www.mailtribune.com/archive/2006/1003/biz/stories/sfmall.htm
Mail Tribune

I-15 work to pinch Vegas, commute
http://tinyurl.com/ors3t
Riverside Press Enterprise

Keeping Cool in the Desert – Palm Springs Sunline Transit
http://www.masstransitmag.com/publication/article.jsp?pubId=1&id=1598
Mass Transit Magazine

Miserable commute to worsen; Rideshare Week to help state's drivers break 'go it alone' habit
http://www.avpress.com/n/03/1003_s1.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Santa Clarita to Offer FREEdom (Dial-a-Ride)
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=33217&format=html
Santa Clarita Signal

Traffic, housing costs force commuters to alter routine
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-10-02-commuter-routine_x.htm
USA Today

Ventura County encourages more ride sharing: Benefits of carpooling could include a $1,000 gas card
http://tinyurl.com/o4jr5
Ventura County Star

Vote for traffic relief on November 7
http://tinyurl.com/mpxam
North County Times/Californian

10/03/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Oct. 3, 2006

1A would ameliorate transportation crisis
http://www.avpress.com/n/02/1002_s7.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Anaheim looks at joining Placentia in silencing train whistles
http://tinyurl.com/g82e7
Orange County Register

Burbank is on the correct bike path
http://tinyurl.com/hacx8
Burbank Leader

Closing a loophole in gas-tax spending: Prop. 1A would require repayment of any transportation funds 'borrowed' for other uses
http://tinyurl.com/lmsqe
Orange County Register

Long Beach port holds an open house
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_4428005
Press Telegram

Mass transit still hot after $3 gas
http://www.usatoday.com/money/2006-10-02-mass-transit-usat_x.htm
USA Today

Region needs united front on traffic, pollution
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_4427237
Daily Bulletin

Rail rivals ripped out new lines
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4434395
San Bernardino Sun

Train Station to Get Chemical Detectors
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/wire/sns-ap-chemical-detection,1,4209694.story?coll=sns-ap-nation-headlines
Los Angeles Times

10/02/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Oct. 2, 2006

15 Fwy will not close just yet
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4425024
Daily Bulletin

Antonovich: Focus on Regional Transportation
http://www.the-signal.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=33197&format=html
Santa Clarita Signal

Bad roads drive up motorists' costs
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-10-01-bumpy-roads_x.htm
USA Today

L.A. roads are bumpy - Transit: Area has nation's second-worst roadways
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4428799
Press Telegram

Massive upgrade of state's roads, rails
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/15658907.htm
Mercury News

Mayor's Tunnel Vision Might Speed Up Subway
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-councilqa2oct02,1,5274061.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Memorial freeway signs get extra protection
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4428632
Whittier Daily News

Muffling Howl of Passing Trains Isn't Easy: To quiet those air horns, cities and activists in O.C. and elsewhere have hoops to jump through
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-whistles2oct02,1,6399656.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger: $37 billion bond package is the focus of his statewide tour this week
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/02/BAGOPLGGT51.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

10/01/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Oct. 1, 2006

10,000 more hybrids OKd for carpool lanes
http://tinyurl.com/h9sru
San Francisco Chronicle

Big push planned for bond issues
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/32097.html
Sacramento Bee

City Planners Envision a Valley of Villages
http://tinyurl.com/ksnw8
Santa Clarita Signal

Congress OKs Port Security Bill: The legislation sent to the president authorizes millions to shore up defenses at ports such as the Los Angeles-Long Beach complex
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/politics/la-na-port30sep30,1,7551904.story?coll=la-news-politics-national
Los Angeles Timtes

Researchers chart pedestrian traffic in mixed-use districts: Sixteen cities asked a research firm to find out if the centers get people out of their cars. The ongoing study concludes they do, but most still get there by automobile
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4277801.html
Daily Breeze

Ride-sharing is habit-forming: Southlanders say experience is 'like being part of a family'
http://www.dailybulletin.com/business/ci_4425146
Daily Bulletin