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10/28/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Oct. 28, 2006

Consultant: Toll roads could connect LV, SoCal
http://www.inbusinesslasvegas.com/2006/10/27/feature3.html
In Business Las Vegas

Curbed LA Interviews: Garcetti Speaks
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2006/10/curbed_la_inter_2.php
Curbed L.A.

Film producers rework LAX-area traffic plan for action scenes
Gridlock can't be avoided during "Die Hard" shoots, but one lane of the 105 and Imperial Highway may be open. Current schedule could present problem for Thanksgiving travelers
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4506141.html
Daily Breeze

Gates placed at 2 deadly train crossings in Somis
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-somis28oct28,1,4378629.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Plans To Close 105 Freeway For Movie Shoot Shelved
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_301113530.html
CBS 2 TV

Summit appraises Valley's economy: Experts say traffic, lack of affordable housing pose future problems
http://www.dailynews.com/business/ci_4564922
Daily News

10/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Oct. 27, 2006

100 millionth Metrolink rider: A Van Nuys man, who has been riding the commuter train for a week and works as a set designer at Disneyland, was named the milestone passenger today in Anaheim
http://tinyurl.com/y52see
Orange County Register

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Research and Development Program
http://www.technologynewsdaily.com/node/4954
Technology News Daily

Last Gasp: Measure H is meant to increase affordable housing and real estate ownership amongst the middle-class. But the gulf between haves and have-nots is widening
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=4524&IssueNum=177
L.A. City Beat

NoHo Transit Center Gets $3.6 Million Makeover
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_299183541.html
CBS 2 TV

PB To Manage California Transit Expansion Program (OCTA, Metrolink)
http://tinyurl.com/yb7ax3
Public Works

Poll Shows Two Costliest Proposed Taxpayer Debt Measures -- Prop 1B (Port/Transportation Infrastructure) & Prop 1D (Educational Facilities) -- With Bare Majority Support
http://www.lbreport.com/news/oct06/bondpoll.htm
Long Beach Report

Seven Reasons For A $1 Gas Tax Increase: Harvard Professor Gregory Mankiw lists seven reasons why he would like to see Congress incrementally increase the gas tax by $1 per gallon over the next decade
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21625
Planetizen/Wall Street Journal

Unpaid parking tickets add up: Uncollected total tops $164 million
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4557686
Daily News

10/26/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Oct. 26, 2006

100-Millionth Metrolink Rider Will Win Baja Cruise
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_299003306.html
CBS 2 TV

Caltrans Shows Off Future Of Transportation
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=local&id=4696308
ABC TV

Collection of parking fines is falling short
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-park26oct26,1,2599523.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Congressman Schiff Advocates For Bipartisanship & More Transit Funds
http://tinyurl.com/y73abw
Metro Investment Report

Court lifts MTA (consent decree) restraints: Critics fear action could bring fare hikes and service cuts by agency
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4550886
Daily News

Court (consent decree) oversight of L.A. transit services lifted: A federal judge says the MTA has complied with a 10-year-old order to improve service
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-decree26oct26,1,3372225.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Free at last: Lifting MTA consent decree will improve mass transit
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4549921
Daily News

Free Metrolink rides from Anaheim on Sunday: Commuters can travel as far as L.A. and Oceanside
http://tinyurl.com/yyop2b
Orange County Register

Gov.'s popularity alone won't sell voters on bonds
http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-me-cap26oct26,1,6083368.column?coll=la-headlines-politics
Los Angeles Times

High Profile SoCal Delegation To Discuss Quality of Life Bond Issues Coming up Nov. 7th: A group of key business and community leaders and former California governors create unique single public policy voice for regional solutions
http://prweb.com/releases/2006/10/prweb460573.htm
PR Web

Judge Denies Request To Extend MTA Consent Decree
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_298181901.html
CBS 2 TV

Judge won't extend MTA consent decree
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4549837
Pasadena Star News

L.A. port prepares plan for disasters: Officials will meet with business, labor, and police and fire agencies to develop proper response
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4484236.html
Daily Breeze

More traffic cameras OK'd for the Valley
http://dailynews.com/news/ci_4550893
Daily News

MTA to escape consent decree
http://tinyurl.com/t4lqg
L.A. Observed

MTA Wins in Court: Judge Refuses to Extend Consent Decree
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4549894
Whittier Daily News

Polluting trucks cited in L.B.: CHP, clean-air group stop 20 trucks because of violations
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4551020
Press Telegram

Rodeo Or The O.K. Corral? (see 4th paragraph from the end re: Wilshire subway)
http://www.bhweekly.com/rudy.nclk
Beverly Hills Weekly

Taken for a Ride (Consent Decree) scroll down page to third headline
http://www.laweekly.com/news/la-sniper/gross-political-negligence/14861/
L.A. Weekly

10/25/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Oct. 25, 2006

$37-Billion California Package Tops Bond Measures
http://construction.com/NewsCenter/Headlines/RP/20061024ca.asp
Construction

Board Member Gloria Molina Celebrates L.A. Metro’s Multi-Modal Transit Successes
http://tinyurl.com/yjdfb5
Metro Investment Report

Deputy L.A. Mayor de la Vega Opines on So. Calif. Regional Airport Authority—A Campaign Promise
http://tinyurl.com/y7ombv
Metro Investment Report

Editorial: Prop. 1A sends clear message
http://tinyurl.com/ya58lj
Ventura County Star

Next Steps for CA’s High-Speed Train Project: Selection of Project Manager and Visual Simulation Consultant
http://tinyurl.com/uer2n
Business Wire

Orange Line Celebrates Anniversary
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/10141127/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

Orange Line's success touted: Monday's crash downplayed
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4544970
Daily News

Rosa Parks takes the front seat: City Transit honors civil rights icon with placard, memorial cards
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4545210
Press Telegram

10/24/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Oct. 24, 2006

BART Alcohol Ads Stir Up Controversy
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=local&id=4688813
ABC TV News

Big Bonds On The Bubble
http://tinyurl.com/y8t7wj
Bill Bradley – New West Notes

How to save -- or sink -- California on Nov. 7
http://tinyurl.com/yd6u4a
Los Angeles Times

Hybrid bus project announced as Clinton tours GE research center
http://tinyurl.com/yh2zo2
Albany Business Journal

Metrolink’s Rail Network Moves 40,000 Daily Riders Across Five Counties With Little Fanfare
http://tinyurl.com/wezs4
Metro Investment Report (subscription)

Metro Orange Line: Collision Injures 17 In Van Nuys
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_296201058.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA:Crash rare for busway
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4539810
Daily News

Opinion: Putting a people mover along the 91 Freeway would be a bad idea
http://tinyurl.com/yk2yeq
Orange County Register

Orange Line bus crash hurts 17: One passenger is seriously injured as a delivery truck and the crowded MTA vehicle collide in the east San Fernando Valley
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bus24oct24,1,4965673.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Portions of the 405 Freeway to Be Closed
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4685668
ABC 7 TV

Proposition 90 is the sleeper in this fall's lineup (eminent domain)
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/44284.html
Sacramento Bee

Prop. 90’s Downside: Glendale City Manager Laments Predictable Impacts of Overbroad Initiative
http://tinyurl.com/yyhsmr
The Planning Report

Transportation Impact Analyses for Site Development
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=2426&res=1024
Smart Growth Online

Transportation Officials Are Considering A Rail Line To LAX
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4688412
ABC 7 TV

10/23/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Oct. 23, 2006

Cleaner trucks = cleaner air
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_4533520
Press Telegram

Freeway or the rail way: Orange and Los Angeles counties take different paths in search of ways to reduce traffic congestion
http://tinyurl.com/y7azxs
Orange County Register

Improve, expand L.A. air traffic flow
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4533392
Whittier Daily News

Projects Start to Show Promise On the (Crenshaw) Corridor
http://tinyurl.com/yaa2w9
Los Angeles Business Journal

Proposed rail line would go to LAX: The $1-billion route along Crenshaw and Florence would compete for transit funds with other expensive projects
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-greenline23oct23,1,347350.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

10/22/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sat. Oct.21 and Sun. Oct. 22, 2006

Sunday:

Bike lane opponents win city hall fight: Concern that a proposed bike lane along Sparks Street would bring safety problems, congestion trumps $265,500 grant
http://tinyurl.com/uqgrt
Burbank Leader

Editorial: Bonds will help refurbish state
http://tinyurl.com/y43sdf
Ventura County Star

Propositions 1A, 1B will keep V.C. moving
http://tinyurl.com/yyzh2p
Ventura County Star

Rebuilding tab is slow to set in: Many voters draw a blank on $37.3 billion impact
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/43599.html
Sacramento Bee

Refurbished Omnitrans bus gives ride into past
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4531482
San Bernardino Sun

Running to stand still: Has Measure M, aimed at funding road projects and up for a ballot extension, done its job?
http://tinyurl.com/yx297d
Orange County Register

Senator Wants SCV Involved in Airport Expansion
http://tinyurl.com/wcxum
Santa Clarita Signal

Saturday:

L.A.'s next suburb, deep in desert?
http://tinyurl.com/ynbxdg
Riverside Press Enterprise

Projects Start to Show Promise On the (Crenshaw) Corridor
http://tinyurl.com/yaa2w9
L.A. Business Journal

Proposition 1A: Protecting road funds is goal
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/43208.html
Sacramento Bee

Sprinter funds flowing from feds
http://tinyurl.com/yzs9rd
North County Times/Californian