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11/11/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Nov. 11, 2006

Bond boosts freeway funds: I-5 expansion, rail improvements on way
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4642042
Whittier Daily News

Capitol power shift stirs Valley: Dreier says he still has influence in D.C. (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4642494
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

County looks to benefit from state bond measure: Officials to seek $600 million for area transportation needs
http://tinyurl.com/yhgdmb
Ventura County Star

L.A.'s Grand illusion: EIR: Project to worsen traffic, deluge police
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4641974
Daily News

Trolley Joins SCV Transit Fleet
http://tinyurl.com/y9loh8
Santa Clarita Signal

11/10/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Nov. 10, 2006

Bike path to be upgraded between 62nd Avenue and Culver Boulevard
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/11/09/news_-_features/playa_del_rey/pdr1.txt
The Argonaut

City, County Work to Gather Growth Stats
http://tinyurl.com/ykflup
Santa Clarita Signal

City takes a light approach in new battle to ease traffic bottlenecks
Improved signal timing and other measures help to improve the flow at intersections across L.A
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic10nov10,1,4657701.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Corridor planned by two counties: Los Angeles County supervisors voted Wednesday to join with San Bernardino County on an initiative to build a high-speed roadway linking the Antelope Valley Freeway and Interstate 15
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_4626481
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

Feinstein, Boxer to wield Senate gavels in Dems regime
http://dailynews.com/news/ci_4633921
Daily News

LAX Specific Plan Amendment Study meeting focuses on safety
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/11/09/news_-_features/lax/l1.txt
The Argonaut

Lindbergh Field looks at next steps after Miramar plan rejected: More congestion likely
http://tinyurl.com/ycgv8c
San Diego Union Tribune

Mayor expects traffic fix speedup: Election result seen aiding local projects
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4631804
Daily News

Mayor to reap spoils of election victories: The city expects to get billions in bond money and Villaraigosa will have clout in D.C.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mayor10nov10,1,1600444.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

New Traffic Congestion Relief Program Launched – Operation Bottleneck
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4744345
ABC TV

Program Management Team Secured to Lead Construction Planning and Building of High-Speed Train (Calif. High Speed Rail Authority)
http://tinyurl.com/yhu6rv
Business Wire

Propositions’ Passage Brings Promise Of Big Bucks To City
http://www.gazettes.com/election11092006.html
Long Beach Gazette

San Francisco To Implement Bus Rapid Transit Service By 2010
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21816
Planetizen

Subway Update: Can You Dig It?: Plans for a subway through Beverly Hills move forward
http://www.bhweekly.com/coverstory.nclk
Beverly Hills Weekly

USA Signal Technology's LED Traffic Lights Can Reduce Municipalities' Traffic Signal Energy Use Up to 90% and Provide Citywide Broadband Wireless Networks
http://tinyurl.com/yaf4a8
Market Wire

Vote paves way for new roads
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4628032
Press Telegram

11/09/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Nov. 9, 2006

Beverly Hills Mass Transit Committee hosted a special "Town Hall Meeting" on Thu., Nov. 2, 2006 in Beverly Hills City Hall to seek public input before making a recommendation for City Council consideration
http://tinyurl.com/yz443z
Presentation:
http://tinyurl.com/ycg3oo (.pdf)
Video:
http://beverlyhills.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=5
City of Beverly Hills

Clean sweep for infrastructure-bond package
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1094
Capitol Weekly

Gold Line going to Montclair
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4627917
San Bernardino Sun

Inland Empires's ticket to Gold Line to due arrive in about a decade
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4627180
Daily Bulletin

Election 2006: California Results - Los Angeles County
http://tinyurl.com/ylrbjy
Los Angeles Times

Home run for bonds: $43 Billion To Fix Decades Of Neglect, Needs
http://tinyurl.com/wf7o2
Mercury News

Inland votes drive transportation bond - PROP. 1B: Riverside officials already poised to go after billions in roadwork funds set to become available
http://tinyurl.com/yf2r6t
Riverside Press Enterprise

M is for more money:Voters narrowly approve a 30-year extension of a half-cent sales tax for spending on transportation projects
http://tinyurl.com/wre6y
Orange County Register

MODERN LIFE - When the world roars by your door - Sirens, motorcycles, car stereos - traffic noise doesn't defeat residents of one busy South Pasadena street. Coping has become second nature (Metro Gold Line)
http://tinyurl.com/ybodvw
Los Angeles Times

Santa Monica Council Incumbents Sweep to Victory Despite Attacks (Pam O’Connor)
http://tinyurl.com/ymsygc
Santa Monica Surf/Lookout News

State voters pave the way for roadwork: Los Angeles expected to get part of $20 billion
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4627698
Daily News

Trolley promoted as auto alternative
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_4627085
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

Voters Approve Over $40 Billion in Transportation Investment: 2006 Continues the Trend of Transportation Investment at the Ballot Box - Voters Approve Approximately 70% of Transportation Measures Nationwide
http://www.cfte.org/news/cftenews_110806.asp
Center for Transportation Excellence

Voters Support Nearly $40 Billion for Transportation Funding; American People Clamoring for Relief from Traffic Congestion
http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=76004
U.S. Newswire

Welcome results for business: Passage of bonds should make it easier for firms to thrive in California
http://tinyurl.com/wwzeg
San Francisco Chronicle

With bonds approved, the line for billions forms
http://tinyurl.com/yfthoq
Los Angeles Times

11/08/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Nov. 8, 2006

Eminent Domain: Measure to restrict government power over private land being rejected
http://tinyurl.com/yx5mnt
San Francisco Chronicle

Infrastructure bonds: Voters backing governor's public works spending package
http://tinyurl.com/y7fnr7
San Francisco Chronicle

Measure D is rejected by voters (Santa Barbara)
http://tinyurl.com/sg5dz
Lompoc Record

Measure M passes: Votes exceed the 66.7 percent approval mark needed for the measure to pass
http://tinyurl.com/y764ty
Orange County Register

Measures to rebuild state get support
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4620209
Daily News

Public support for $42.5B in bonds is nod to state's future
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4622151
Press Telegram

Putting brakes on bus-only lane?: A councilman wants to suspend the mile-long stretch along Wilshire Boulevard because it is adding to gridlock
http://tinyurl.com/y4naax
Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger's bond package succeeds
http://tinyurl.com/wn9xg
Orange County Register

Santa Barbara Measure D (transit sales tax) fails
http://tinyurl.com/y84pkm
Santa Maria Times

SF Legislators Approve Muni Alcohol Ads
http://cbs5.com/local/local_story_312101507.html
CBS TV

Supervisors Approve Alcohol Ads for Muni
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=local&id=4739785
ABC TV

Voters back all 5 public works bonds
http://tinyurl.com/yyghsh
Los Angeles Times

Voters renew Measure K (San Joaquin)
http://tracypress.com/content/view/5483/2/
Tracy Press

11/07/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Nov. 7, 2006

City to change track plans - Four years after voting to pursue the lowering of railroad tracks at four major intersections, the Montebello City Council is faced with reconsidering more realistic goals after losing $65million in funding (Alameda Corridor East)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4612406
Whittier Daily News

Cut state's debt, don't add to it
http://dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_4613857
How to save our crumbling California: Bonds best way to fix problems
http://dailynews.com/theiropinion/ci_4613855
Daily News

Diesel trucks target of port plan: The Los Angeles and Long Beach facilities want all of the vehicles replaced as part of an effort to cut pollution in the harbor area by 45%
http://tinyurl.com/y8km2r
Los Angeles Times

Disconnected link: Knabe, Schipske deserve credit for calming a bridge flap
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_4608128
Press Telegram

Driver Injured When Car Struck MTA Bus
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_311065328.html
CBS TV

Police: Man Was Killed Trying To Outrun Metro (Blue Line) Train
http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/10262980/detail.html
NBC TV

Railroad put cities on map
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4614847
San Bernardino Sun

Transportation chief to quit in year (Ventura County Transportation Commission)
http://tinyurl.com/ym8k2r
Ventura County Star

Voter Bus: Putting Democracy on Wheels
http://tinyurl.com/yfq9ef
Mass Transit

11/06/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Nov. 6, 2006

Honolulu Picks Light Rail
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21771
Planetizen

Mass transit unbound (Metro)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4608065
Whittier Daily News

Toll roads to tame traffic: Some see privately funded roads as key to easing congestion in SoCal
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4609155
Press Telegram

Upgrades To Trim Travel Time On Metro Gold Line: Metro: Project Cuts 5 Minutes Off Trips Between Pasadena, Downtown LA
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/10239035/detail.html
NBC TV

11/05/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Nov. 5, 2006

710’s EIR Next Step In Process
http://www.gazettes.com/710eir11022006.html
Long Beach Gazette

AQMD OKs $36M for trucks - Environment: Clean rigs for ports will be purchased with funds
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4602306
Press Telegram

Boxer Asks Californians to ‘Step Up to the Plate’ (Mobility 21)
http://tinyurl.com/yh4pdk
Westside Chronicle

Caltrans says it's made good on O.C. property payments
http://tinyurl.com/yfs8fd
Orange County Register

Claremont, Caltrans spar: Agency claims city rendered state land along 210 worthless
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4605317
Daily Bulletin

Doors Closing for Tangherlini: Exiting Interim Manager Cites Gains of His Short Tenure (WMATA)
http://tinyurl.com/yne6t7
Washington Post

Solutions sought for abandoned bridge: Jurisdictional oversight spans mix of agencies
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4606108
Whittier Daily News

Some voters wary, but bonds look strong: Many are concerned about taking on more debt, but realize the need to build infrastructure
http://tinyurl.com/yfkvol
Riverside Press Enterprise