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10/20/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Oct. 20, 2006

2006 Vehicle Compendium for Bus Rapid Transit
http://tinyurl.com/y4zhz6
CalStart

Bay Area firms tops in transit subsidies: Intel, Oracle, Google Among Employers With Best Benefits
http://tinyurl.com/yeae5k
Mercury News
Link to Best Workplaces for Commuters: http://www.bwc.gov/

Caltrans as land baron
http://tinyurl.com/yfnttv
Orange County Register

City Council okays concession for advertising in LAX terminals
http://tinyurl.com/y47kam
The Argonaut

Devore road work postponed: Devore 2 delay could push project into winter months
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/116135060843267.html
Victorville Daily Press

Five Years Later: Securing Public Transit Post 9/11
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510156
Metro Magazine

High Cost of Commuting: For middle- and higher-income families, the cost of moving out of the city doesn't always add up to savings
http://tinyurl.com/ykkz6v
Business Week

I-5 freeway to close at Artesia Boulevard at 11 tonight
http://tinyurl.com/sz972
Orange County Register

Judge to Decide on Transit Decree
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta20oct20,1,312601.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Judge To Issue Ruling On Metro Consent Decree
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_292192613.html
CBS 2 TV

Judge to rule by Oct. 26 on court's MTA role: Bus Riders Union wants intervention to continue
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4519865
Daily News

Key Strategies to Building, Retaining Transit Ridership
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510140
Metro Magazine

Lawmakers unite to fight Miramar airport measure
http://tinyurl.com/yygazz
San Diego Union Tribune

Missing Link: The Downtown L.A. Light-Rail Connector
http://latransitrider.blogspot.com/
L.A. Straphanger

O.C. Transit Officials Give Their Loyalty to Measure M
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-measurem20oct20,1,6084875.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Passage of Prop. 90 would weaken eminent domain
http://tinyurl.com/y3xny4
Ventura County Star

Summit promotes public transit
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4518992
Pasadena Star News

U.S. Needs to Replace its Model T-Era (transit and highway) Financing System
http://tinyurl.com/yfkysv
Mass Transit Magazine

10/19/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Oct. 19, 2006

1B would mean up to $4B for Long Beach
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4514088
Press Telegram

As the Population Grows, So Do Commute Times
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6290248
NPR

Cajon Pass freeway project on pause for weekend
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4514599
San Bernardino Sun

Coming together: L.A.'s air traffic future requires a regional effort
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4513385
Daily News

Editorial: Bonds for the future - Yes on Props. 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E and 84
http://www.sacbee.com/674/story/24859.html
Sacramento Bee

Many in state find commute a hassle: Public transport has more riders
http://tinyurl.com/y6jvv8
Ventura County Star

Measuring Measure D (Santa Barbara County transit sales tax)
http://tinyurl.com/y7quwx
Santa Barbara Independent

Prop. 1B geared for roads
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/42201.html
Sacramento Bee

Transportation bonds necessary, rest unaffordable
http://www.dailybulletin.com/opinions/ci_4513962
Daily Bulletin

10/18/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Oct. 18, 2006

Bonds' debt stirs concerns: $43 billion, if OK'd, could cost taxpayers nearly double
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4503775
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Fitch Downgrades Las Vegas Monorail, Nevada, to 'CCC'; Outlook Negative
http://tinyurl.com/y7hx52
Business Wire

Highland makes pitch for state transit funding
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4503403
San Bernardino Sun

Highway 30 renamed in honor of Martin Matich
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_4506126
Redlands Daily Facts

Initiative Could Undermine State Bond Issues: A measure to restrict use of eminent domain would hinder construction under Props. 1A to 1E, critics say
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bond18oct18,1,3980371.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Judge to weigh lifting MTA's consent decree
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4508563
Daily News

New transportation secretary eyes alternatives to federal funding
http://kvoa.com/Global/story.asp?S=5547272
KVOA News 4

Phoenix light-rail official in ethics probe quits
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/1017ethics17-ON.html
Arizona Republic

Pimp our freeways Re "Many roll up for makeover on wheels" (Oct. 16): (scroll down)
http://dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_4506931
Daily News

Reversible car-pool lanes out: MTA expected to change freeway relief plans
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_4506714
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Roger A. Johnson Returns to Los Angeles World Airports as Deputy Executive Director for Environmental Services
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=173209
Marketwire

SoCal drives car influence
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4506722
Daily Bulletin

Tourists beware: Take photos with care (Metrolink, Transit Security)
http://tinyurl.com/ykf6ac
University of La Verne Campus Times

US in a jam over what to do about traffic: Rising commute times fuel a long debate over best government role: fund transit or build roads?
http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/1018/p03s03-usgn.html
Christian Science Monitor

UTC Power a Big Winner in U.S. National Fuel Cell Bus Technology Competition
http://tinyurl.com/ykwhxq
Earth Times

Voters hazy about ballot's bond package
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/10/18/MNGTTLRELI1.DTL
San Francisco Chronicle

10/17/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Oct. 17, 2006

Adding a bus service is not the answer: This is in response to article of Oct. 11 regarding proposed Express Bus service along the Ventura (134) Freeway ("Bus line between valleys is looked at," Tuesday)
http://tinyurl.com/yaao5e
Glendale News Press

Backers hoping bond measures pay dividends
http://tinyurl.com/yed5cj
Ventura County Star

California Transit-Oriented Development Searchable Database
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=2416&res=1024
Smart Growth Online

City Council Lends Support to a Maglev Stop in Santa Clarita
http://tinyurl.com/yelrt4
Santa Clarita Signal

DWP urged to sell its 74 electric cars to private buyers
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4503459
Daily News

Freeway ceremony to honor developer: Governor coming for Highway 30 renaming
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4504005
San Bernardino Sun

L.A. Gives Green Light to Adding Red Light Cameras at 22 Locations
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-red17oct17,1,6936343.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

MAILBAG: Bus between cities isn't really necessary (scroll down page)
http://tinyurl.com/yakbh5
Burbank Leader

Measuring 'M' in O.C.: A detailed look at the half-cent sales tax's effect on road projects, street upkeep
http://tinyurl.com/ygurpt
Orange County Register

No token love affair on the Big Blue Bus
http://tinyurl.com/ykyhm3
Santa Monica Daily Press

O.C. tells state to pay: Tax collector says Caltrans should have paid taxes on some properties purchased but never used for highway projects
http://tinyurl.com/ydjzhs
Orange County Register

Port traffic hits new records over summer
http://tinyurl.com/yeobkq
The Trucker

Q&A / City And County Government: Q: How quickly could Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa dig his subway to the sea, if money ever becomes available? (scroll down page)
http://tinyurl.com/yztblg
Los Angeles Times

Secret Machines Raise Awareness From the Road: Band to Promote Public Transportation by Playing Union Station in Los Angeles on October 24
http://tinyurl.com/ykqntt
Marketwire

State agency defends Caltrans: Prepared statement from Secretary of the California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, Sunne Wright McPeak.
http://tinyurl.com/yc3vju
Orange County Register

Voters face deep debt or shabby state: California infrastructure crumbling
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4503660
Daily News

Your new ID card: What it can do now – and what it may do in the future (smart card)
http://federaltimes.com/index.php?S=2174876
Federal Times

10/16/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Oct. 16, 2006

1A seeks limits on spending revenues
http://tinyurl.com/yz55kf
Ventura County Star

Backers hoping bond measures pay dividends
http://tinyurl.com/yed5cj
Ventura County Star

Battle looms on bus fares: MTA officials say expiring court decree keeps price low
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4498800
Daily News

Commuters Facing Longer, Lonelier Rides
http://tinyurl.com/y3lxat
San Bernardino Sun

Community Commentary: Adding a bus service is not the answer
http://tinyurl.com/yaao5e
Glendale News Press

Drive 'em out: Re "Little-Known State Law Gives No-Parking Perk," Oct. 10
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-monday16.2oct16,0,2151459.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Editorial: The transit answer may already exist
http://tinyurl.com/yyyboq
Burbank Leader

Letters: Motoring with Measure M
http://tinyurl.com/y7zhwl
Orange County Register

Light Rail Finally Moves Toward the Beach
http://www.venicepaper.net/pmt_more.php?id=300_0_1_0_M
Venice Paper

‘Livable Boulevards’ May Give Life To Westside
http://tinyurl.com/ybmbh2
Westside Chronicle

Maglev Is A Hard Sale In California
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21550
Planetizen

Traffic snarls expected on 215 Freeway into November
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4498147
Daily Bulletin

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Oct. 15, 2006

BART begins experiment with plastic `smart cards'
http://tinyurl.com/uhvxz
Mercury News

Double-stack highways: Re "The idea guy," Opinion, Oct. 11
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-sunday15.5oct15,0,6144567.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

Highway Robbery (Caltrans Properties)
http://tinyurl.com/ycb76r
Orange County Register

Jet Age Takes Off: Workers upgrading a runway at LAX uncover a layer of airstrip that planners say was linked to a turning point in aviation history
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4404406.html
Daily Breeze

MTA may drive up fares: Transportation: $1.8B deficit possible in next decade
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4498340
Press Telegram

Public Works Package Leads the Way
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-guidepropsintro15oct15,1,2767824.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Report: Caltrans bought many properties, then let them decay
http://tinyurl.com/st7kc
Mercury News

Transportation Headlines for Sat. Oct. 14, 2006

Domain game: Businesses angered by city’s (Azusa) buyout plan (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4492324
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Cajon Pass becomes parking lot: Caltrans closes southbound Interstate 15 Friday for the second ‘rapid rehab’ weekend for Devore
http://www.vvdailypress.com/2006/116083767958906.html
Victorville Daily Press

Fast track to board BART -- 'flash passes' (smart card)
http://tinyurl.com/ybgsgo
San Francisco Chronicle

Highway-flying flag plan hits roadblock
Caltrans denies request for a stretch of red-white-and-blue honoring veterans
http://tinyurl.com/y9h7xu
Orange County Register

City's green choices praised: SoPas named `model' by air quality agency
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4489970
Pasadena Star News

Toward safe harbors: Long Beach and Los Angeles are two ports that will get radiation screening equipment under a new law
http://tinyurl.com/ycesznc
Orange County Register