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11/17/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday November 17, 2006

$2-billion downtown overhaul in the red
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-grandave17nov17,0,496743.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Crews finish dig on one Eastside tunnel
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tunnel17nov17,0,702488.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

A Debate on the Desirability of Urban Rail Transit Systems
http://www.planetizen.com/node/21907
Planetizen

Engineers tout Maglev at ports
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4675688
Long Beach Press-Telegram

Light rail tunnel done for Eastside extension
http://dailynews.com/news/ci_4674208
Daily News

Security at airports lacks consistency
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4668044
Long Beach Press-Telegram

11/16/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Nov. 16, 2006

Asphalt Jungle: Parkers are prey in the new Hollywood
http://www.laweekly.com/news/news/an-asphalt-jungle/15022/
L.A. Weekly

Cities win grants from supervisor to upgrade trails
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4659504
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

More driving woes on 15 Freeway this weekend
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4668185
Daily Bulletin

MTA panel wants $1.7 billion in transit bonds: The Los Angeles County agency's priority road projects include ending bottlenecks on the 5 at the O.C. line, and a carpool lane on the 405
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-highway16nov16,1,4849738.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Port officials seek to add to Red Car route: Harbor panel will vote on a contract to study options in expanding the popular trolley line
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4651041.html
Daily Breeze

State Deficit may not hurt schools, transportation
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4667095
San Bernardino Sun

Two PCH Safety Projects Await Permits, Funding
http://www.palisadespost.com/content/index.cfm?Story_ID=2384
Palisades Post

11/15/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday, Nov 15, 206

Caltrans vows to get up to code: The state agency's director promises to open its properties to outside inspections
http://tinyurl.com/yk2qup
Orange County Register

Catoe, the MTA's No. 2, to head up D.C. transit agency
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4657161
Daily News

Guidebook For Evaluating, Selecting, And Implementing Suburban Transit Services
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/tcrp/tcrp_rpt_116.pdf
Transportation Research Board

Metro Chief to Get a Towering Salary: New Manager Says He Will Ride Subway to Work (WMATA)
http://tinyurl.com/ym49jh
Washington Post

Transit village concept pushed: Transportation agency hopes cities will develop around an extension of a train line
http://tinyurl.com/yjjdaa
Press Enterprise

World's Largest Alternative Fuel Car & Transportation Show Set For December 9-10 In Santa Monica
http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2006/11/13/028542.html
Auto Channel

11/14/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Nov. 14, 2006

Caltrans property management gets hearing
http://tinyurl.com/saron
Orange County Register

DC Metro Picks L.A. Official, D.C. Native As Manager
http://tinyurl.com/wgckw
Washington Post

Lane work cost rises: $30 million more will be required
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_4648560
Daily News/Santa Clarita Edition

LA Sees Huge Global Trade Growth: City has greatest gain amongst US Customs Districts, says research analysis
http://tinyurl.com/sg7fe
CalTrade Report

Local port initiatives spreading: Officials' trip to Australia shows influence of clean-air programs
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4654587
Press Telegram

Mass Transit Committee Proposes Two Possible BH Subway Stations
http://tinyurl.com/twfaq (.pdf file, see pages 1 and 34, site may require registration)
Beverly Hills Courier

Mayor rides the SUV, not the MTA
http://tinyurl.com/ydz9sb
Los Angeles Times

'Shocked' S.F. group drops bid for 2016 Olympics (leaving Los Angeles and Chicago in the running)
http://tinyurl.com/tq5h3
San Francisco Chronicle

Six O.C. cities get funds to study transportation projects: Ideas for pedestrian tunnel, shuttles and trolley, connecting to Metrolink stations, get a green light
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-octa14nov14,1,830051.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Slow progress frustrates freeway commuters - INTERSTATE 215: Residents say construction is not keeping up with the area's population growth
http://tinyurl.com/vdtx7
Press Enterprise

Studies contradict forecast for O.C. tollway benefits
The controversial Foothill South route proposed through a state park would not greatly ease congestion on Interstate 5, according to new figures
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollway14nov14,0,3836769.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Strong growth seen for state's economy: Infrastructure, traffic make California less desirable as a home
http://tinyurl.com/v7j6h
San Francisco Chronicle

Valleywide treat: 450-ton train, 50,000 lights, Santa
http://www.avpress.com/n/13/1113_s7.hts
Antelope Valley Press

11/13/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Nov. 13, 2006

Analysis: With Changes on Capitol Hill, California Is Set to Assert New Clout
http://tinyurl.com/yyrmfe
New York Times

Game on at the Galen Center: New $140 Million Arena Helps Connect USC With the Heart of Downtown
http://tinyurl.com/yc8teg
L.A. Downtown News

Getting there is none of the fun: A lamppost in the fast lane? A curb blocking an offramp? On the freeway it's a SigAlert. For wheelchair users, it's a typical day of violated access laws.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-disabled13nov13,1,906084.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

L.A. studies divorce from county; Villaraigosa eyed for Sacramento
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4649532
Daily News

L.A. wants piece of the pie: County agencies set to seek share of $43 billion in statewide bonds
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4649288
Daily News

More Gold, Faster
http://tinyurl.com/yela5t
L.A. Downtown News

State's ports line up for new bond money
http://www.insidebayarea.com/oaklandtribune/ci_4650092
Oakland Tribune

To Live and Walk in L.A: A Downtowner Dreams of a Mass Transit Future
http://tinyurl.com/yb853k
L.A. Downtown News

Tolls seen as way to generate funds: Solitary drivers someday may be able to pay for privilege of using HOV lanes
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4649452
Daily News

Wind beneath the wings of the L.A. airport agency: In her first year back as director, Lydia Kennard has managed to get some long-delayed major projects off the ground
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lydia13nov13,1,1277350.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

11/12/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Nov. 12, 2006

Dan Walters: Finally, an opportunity to fix roads
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/75564.html
Sacramento Bee

Late train spoils one man's desire to use public transit (Amtrak, Metrolink, Coaster)
http://tinyurl.com/yy5r86
North County Times/Californian

Making Gold Line faster, more efficient
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_4645357
Pasadena Star News

Many ways to get around Redlands in the 'golden era' (transit history)
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/living/ci_4646245
Redlands Daily Facts

Officials Review City Transportation Needs
http://tinyurl.com/y9qpc7
Santa Clarita Signal

Trains in Sierra are back on schedule after derailment
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-amtrak12nov12,1,4935914.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Train noise to remain for a while in Del Mar: Creating quiet zone could cost millions
http://tinyurl.com/yyxqos
San Diego Union Tribune

Train to plane: How U.S. cities rate
http://tinyurl.com/yaeoeh
Chicago Tribune

Trolley takes town for a spin
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/ci_4646255
Redlands Daily Facts

Trucks targeted in clean-air drive: Bond funds may boost a plan by the Long Beach and L.A. ports to replace older diesels, but more money is needed. Who will pay? It's still a bit hazy
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-trucks12nov12,1,2038555.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times