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10/13/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Oct. 13, 2006

BART awarded for iPod friendliness
http://tinyurl.com/yml9xb
Eastbay Business Journal

BART to offer discounts to loyal commuters
http://www.examiner.com/a-338992~BART_to_offer_discounts_to_loyal_commuters.html
San Francisco Examiner

Cities to map new transit lines: Santa Ana and Costa Mesa want to jointly study links to Metrolink
http://tinyurl.com/ymw72w
Orange County Register

City Council May Increase L.A.'s Cab Fares
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_284200049.html
CBS 2 TV

Duarte plans future growth
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4483874
Pasadena Star News

FTA Provides Funding for Advanced Fuel Cell Bus Projects to CALSTART
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/061012/20061012005739.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

Los Angeles, Chicago, New York Worst on Evacuations, Group Says
http://tinyurl.com/yeg9f9
Bloomberg

Los Angeles: Council approves study of connection between Green Line and Expo Line
http://tinyurl.com/yzlnbm
The Argonaut

Major I-15 detour starts today: Southbound motorists will be diverted to go down I-215
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4485750
San Bernardino Sun

Metro Celebrates “America’s Best” Award
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7765750297328117171
Google Video

Metro Named America's Best Transit System
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4655039
ABC 7 TV

MTA Named America's Best Transit System
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_285153821.html
CBS 2 TV

Prop. 1B seen as a potential green light for Inland roads: Riverside and San Bernardino county officials point to projects well-suited for this bond's funds
http://tinyurl.com/yfyv4c
Press Enterprise

Report: Few Cities Prepared for Evacuation Procedures
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-10-11-cities-evacuations_x.htm
USA Today
Link to news release from the American Highway Users Alliance:
http://www.highways.org/Press_Releases/release10-12-06.htm
Link to study: http://www.highways.org/Press_Releases/release10-12-06.htm

SANBAG promotes 1B
http://www.highlandnews.net/articles/2006/10/12/news/04sanbag.txt
Highland Community News

Working Families Pay More for Transportation Than They Save on Affordable Housing, New Study Reveals
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061012/lath085.html?.v=68
Yahoo! Finance

10/12/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Oct. 12, 2006

City asks MTA to take care of Angels Flight
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4478325
Daily News

Cubic’s Transit Smart Card Systems, Services Earn Frost & Sullivan 2006 Industry Innovation & Advancement of the Year Award
http://tinyurl.com/oznhd
Business Wire

Curbed LA Interviews: Stephen Kanner (Architect for the Metro Hollywood Apartments above the Redline Station at Western Ave and Hollywood Blvd)
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2006/10/curbed_la_inter_1.php
Curbed L.A.

Delays Ahead for Motorists on the 'Crest Highway’ (Route 2)
http://tinyurl.com/yxdcqc
La Cañada Online

MBTA seeks greater authority to target fare evaders
http://tinyurl.com/qu75r
Worcester Telegram

MTA May Consider Reopening Of Angels Flight
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_284181339.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA Wins Award, Begins Ridership Campaign
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_285081133.html
CBS 2 TV

Order more hard hats: State bonds would be construction-job bonanza
http://tinyurl.com/k5j9a
Ventura County Star

Prop. 1A funnels existing gas tax to proper use
http://tinyurl.com/roqd5
Mercury News

Prop. 90 Worries L.A. Officials: City leaders fear it would stymie redevelopment projects
http://tinyurl.com/yb966v
Los Angeles Times

Suspected DUI Driver Strikes Bus In Koreatown
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_284082048.html
CBS 2 TV

State Will Decide on Proposed 710 Tunnel
http://tinyurl.com/y5yzu9
La Cañada Online

Top Public Transportation Leaders Are Honored By The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) - 2006 Outstanding Public Transportation System Award to Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/061011_apta_honors.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

Transit bus link possible: Gold Line would link with Red Line if proposed express bus system now under study comes to pass
http://tinyurl.com/mzkx3
Burbank Leader

Westwood residents to face parking penalties
http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=38333
UCLA Daily Bruin

Yes on Prop. 1A
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4478065
Daily News

10/11/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Oct. 11, 2006

$576 million Bradley Terminal upgrade approved
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4473181
Daily News

Calif. Law Mandates Parking or Cash
http://tinyurl.com/hv9u8
MSN Money / AP

LAX plan approved, but council has notes: A photo gallery of city officials is one proposal during final consideration of the renovation project
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4369561.html
Daily Breeze

Leaders to launch new work force: Business leaders, educators talk about preparing a work force that can fill jobs opening in the growing field of transportation and logistics field
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4467420
Daily Bulletin

Light Rail May Be Headed To Sacramento International Airport
http://cbs13.com/topstories/local_story_282184859.html
CBS 13 TV

Region to Step Up War Against Smog: New regulations and fees on development, boats and jet-skis are sought under an AQMD plan to reduce pollutants by 50% in 10 years
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-air11oct11,1,2742028.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Santa Monica City Council to Consider Extending Smoking Ban (including bus stops)
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4644649
ABC 7 TV

Smog has officials sounding alarm: As deadlines near, regulators are in charge of seeking vehicle pollution reductions, but they lack enforcement power
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4369511.html
Daily Breeze

SoCal plan would seek 50 percent drop in smog to meet rules
http://tinyurl.com/l2b2r
Mercury News

Streetcar Museum Comes To San Francisco
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21499
Planetizen

Transit systems may not get upgrades: Security gave way to politics
http://tinyurl.com/gttxl
Boston Globe

10/10/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Oct. 10, 2006

AMTRAK Chairman to Co-Chair U.S. Infrastructure Investing Summit in NYC
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061009/nym118.html?.v=79
Yahoo! Finance

Bus on schedule? Check the Long Beach Transit Web site: New service gives real-world arrival times, tracks vehicle progress by satellite
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4468459
Press Telegram
Click on Live Bus Tracking at http://www.lbtransit.com

Eat your ♥ out, N.Y. - Transplant loves L.A., traffic and all
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4468219
Daily News

From Hydrogen to Natural Gas, Southland Fleet Operators Will Learn About Alternative Fuel Options at the Southern California Clean Vehicle Technology Expo
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/061009/lam092.html?.v=64
Yahoo! Finance

LAX terminal overhaul would be largest contract in city history
http://tinyurl.com/rkk3p
Mercury News

Little-Known State Law Gives No-Parking Perk
http://tinyurl.com/lo729
Los Angeles Times

Proposition 1A plugs gasoline tax leak
http://www.insidebayarea.com/argus/oped/ci_4464012
The Argus

Talk addresses urban planning issues
http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/articles.asp?id=38294
Daily Bruin

Telework Manifesto: Why aren't more companies taking to telecommuting?
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,2026744,00.asp
PC Magazine

10/09/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Oct. 9, 2006

$3 million medians in Dana Point: Freeway connector linking I-5 with Pacific Coast Highway is targeted for work
http://tinyurl.com/k93n8
Orange County Register

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner reports record numbers
http://www.etravelblackboard.com/index.asp?id=56777&nav=8
Etravel

Big Turnout For 2nd Annual Port of Long Beach "Green Port Open House"
http://www.lbreport.com/news/oct06/grenpo06.htm
Long Beach Report

Bond would pave way for transit projects: Prop. 1B funds to be distributed statewide
http://tinyurl.com/rqffc
San Diego Union Tribune

Choosing our debts: Vote yes on props 1B and 1E; No on 1C, 1D and 84
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4458912
Daily News

Flyaway planned for Great Park
http://tinyurl.com/zoylv
Orange County Register

On Anniversary, Orange Line Moving in New Direction
http://tinyurl.com/ethmd
San Fernando Valley Business Journal Online (subscription)

Transit picture brighter today as national group meets, local ridership on the rise
http://tinyurl.com/n2z2z
San Jose Mercury News

Wave of growth, planning in US: Communities face challenges as population nears 300 million
http://tinyurl.com/jdru6
Boston Globe

10/08/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Oct. 8, 2006

2 rail bills pass (AB 158, AB 1935)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4454547
Whittier Daily News

Beverly Hills Committee Proposes Subway Route, Station Location
http://tinyurl.com/z2roo
Westside Chronicle

Bonds seen as the only way to get things built
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/08/MNGC7LL2DU1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

Bus Rapid Transit of the Future: Plans for a new futuristic mode of transport blends maglev technology with an ordinary bus
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21454
Planetizen

Cross-border trucks might go nationwide: The Transportation Department may start a pilot program to test Mexican rigs operating in the entire U.S.
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/4337742.html
Daily Breeze

Grace period to end Monday for city's red light citations
http://www.avpress.com/n/08/1008_s5.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Highway 330 repairs stall: Running Springs businesses try to cope with losses
http://sbsun.com/ci_4460503
San Bernardino Sun

Irvine Wants to Hitch a Ride: City officials will study monorail, streetcar, trolley and bus systems to see which to pursue
http://tinyurl.com/qx69m
Los Angeles Times

Leaders to stump for Hwy. 99
http://www.fresnobee.com/local/story/12852971p-13536169c.html
Fresno Bee

New law could bring more logistics jobs: legislation puts truck toll lanes on fast track
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/116023173665613.html
Victorville Daily Press

Opposition growing to transit bond
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_4461450
Oakland Tribune

'Smart Growth' coming to San Bernardino
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4457950
San Bernardino Sun

Study Shows Many Californians 'Barely Walk At All'
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_280195649.html
CBS 2 TV

They've Got a Ticket to Ride: People whose driving days are over get special help and perks from transit agencies. But officials worry about meeting needs of growing senior group
http://tinyurl.com/mgcsh
Los Angeles Times

Voters faced with $37.3B bond package: Funds would be used for roads, schools, flood control, housing
http://www.modbee.com/local/story/12852902p-13536083c.html
Modesto Bee/AP