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12/09/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Dec. 9, 2006

Highway 91 tops wish list: Planners take aim at $950 million from state bond
http://tinyurl.com/sm45t
North County Times/Californian

Keep the E.P.A. Libraries Open
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/08/opinion/08burger.html
New York Times

Los Angeles councilman shouts out his traffic solutions: Bill Rosendahl, whose district includes Westchester and Playa del Rey, stands at intersection to push ideas that may ease gridlock. Price tag for projects would be $11 million
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4862766.html
Daily Breeze

Mayor's idea to disband agency encounters opposition (VCOG/VCTC)
http://tinyurl.com/y8447w
Moorpark Acorn

Missing Teen Found By MTA Bus Driver
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_343141458.html
CBS 2 TV

Riverside County considers $2-billion plan to cut freeway congestion: The county's transportation commission will vote Wednesday on whether to advance the plan that would make improvements on four major freeways in the county
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-freeways9dec09,0,3998118.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

12/08/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Dec. 8, 2006

30 buses that use alternative fuel to be bought for airport
http://www.argonautnewspaper.com/articles/2006/12/07/news_-_features/lax/01lax.txt
The Argonaut

BART board overturns decision to allow liquor ads on trains: Community groups raised concerns about underage drinking
http://tinyurl.com/vut3r
San Francisco Chronicle

Census Bureau offers first-ever snapshot of San Fernando Valley: Demographic study of the region's 1.74million residents is expected to help secure funds for anti-poverty, housing and transit efforts
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-valley8dec08,0,5644181.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Census Bureau’s Report on the San Fernando Valley
http://www.dailynews.com/census
Daily News
Editors Note: Click on the Economic Characteristics tab for Commuting to Work data

Councilman hopes to ease Westside traffic: Bill Rosendahl's wish list includes left-turn signals and synchronized lights at busy intersections
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-traffic8dec08,0,4377091.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Deputies keep riding Metrolink: Contract OK'd despite shortage
http://www.dailynews.com/santaclarita/ci_4792422
Daily News

Highway gap irks desert official
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4793756
San Bernardino Sun

Metro to Offer Free Holiday Rides
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4831510
ABC 7 TV

MTA questions Caltrans' budgeting: Price tags keep rising on freeway projects
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4800883
Daily News

MTA To Give Free Rides On Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve
http://www.nbc4.tv/holidays/10484953/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Rosendahl intervenes to expedite Centinela Ave. street widening project
http://tinyurl.com/ylpgg9
The Argonaut

Transportation funds divvied up for Valley
http://www.avpress.com/n/07/1207_s10.hts
Antelope Valley Press

Transportation Proposals Called Into Question - S.B. County: Agency officials are upset with how Prop. 1B fund requests were submitted
http://tinyurl.com/y2veeq
Press Enterprise

Trouble down the line: The MTA may be the best transit system in America, but is that good enough?
http://tinyurl.com/y5t2wj
Pasadena Weekly

Universal appeal: Massive redevelopment offers great promise for San Fernando Valley (transit oriented development, metro red line)
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4799637
Daily News

Universal unveils expansion plan
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4800022
Pasadena Star News

12/07/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Dec. 7, 2006

Assemblyman Mike Feuer Appointed Chair of Budget Subcommittee No. 5 on Transportation
http://tinyurl.com/y6erbt
California Chronicle

Burbank Bus system goes online: The system allows users to chart out the best routes for their travels, could go area-wide in future.
http://tinyurl.com/wfc3q
Burbank Leader

Las Vegas Monorail given permit to extend to McCarran Airport
http://www.kvbc.com/Global/story.asp?S=5780169&nav=15MV
KVBC 3 TV

OCTA teams up with Google to provide bus trip planner: Bus riders can find detailed maps, departure times and bus stop locations online
http://tinyurl.com/vqfvh
Orange County Register

Plugged in: A hydrogen cell lights state tree
http://www.sacbee.com/103/story/88816.html
Sacramento Bee

Public transport in Los Angeles - Pipe dreams: How a city came to accept the subway
http://www.economist.com/displayStory.cfm?Story_ID=8327455
The Economist

Report: 70% motorists say more transportation funding needed
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_newspick.cfm?id=9064771
Metro Magazine

Single agency best strategy for county (VCTC & VCOG)
http://tinyurl.com/ybzohh
Ventura County Star

State's economy expected to grow: 2 groups say California to experience a slowdown, but not a recession
http://tinyurl.com/ycwphy
San Francisco Chronicle

Universal Studios Unveils 'Vision Plan' To Boost Tourism (transit oriented development)
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/10478987/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

Universal unveils blueprint for its $3 billion expansion (transit oriented development)
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4793071
Daily News

US DOT Issues Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2006-2011
http://www.dot.gov/stratplan2011/index.htm
U.S. Department of Transportation

Ventura County Supervisors vote to settle Hwy. 118 suit
http://tinyurl.com/ynanr4
Ventura County Star

12/06/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Dec. 6, 2006

Aromatic ads pulled from San Francisco bus shelters: Cookie smell didn't pass muster with the scent-sensitive
http://tinyurl.com/y3j9l3
San Francisco Chronicle

Freeway scenario: I-15, I-215 pain shuffled to January
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4786748
San Bernardino Sun

Free weekend tows on I-5 recommended (OCTA)
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-ocbriefs5.2dec05,1,2212425.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Metrolink rolls in to station for toy roundup
http://tinyurl.com/yloof3
Press Enterprise

New suitor for Gold Line: Ontario officials make pitch for seat on governing board
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4785826
Pasadena Star News

Officials Speak at Chamber Breakfast
http://tinyurl.com/ybolt2
San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Refurbishing L.A.'s Soul: Development of historic district is similar to one in San Diego that builds on bygone eras
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4839356.html
Daily Breeze

Rise and Spread Of Sprawl: As cities from Paris to Beijing now creep outwards, the city that is credited with giving birth to sprawl (Los Angeles) is re-evaluating its own structure
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22094
Planetizen

San Diego Regional Airport Authority's land-use oversight challenged: Bill would take job from airport agency
http://tinyurl.com/ya6jrp
San Diego Union Tribune

Seventy fined for ignoring train crossing signals: 'Operation Lifesaver' targeted drivers who tried to slip under railroad crossing gates
http://tinyurl.com/ydkmxx
Orange County Register

12/05/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Dec. 5, 2006

Airport Commission: Hotels Must Reduce Courtesy Bus Trips
http://tinyurl.com/y67qks
KNX 1070 AM

City's Public Works Staff is Moving You Forward
http://tinyurl.com/y9ehlq
Santa Clarita Signal

Cummins Westport Completes 531 Unit Engine Sale to Orange County Transportation Authority
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=190863
MarketWire

LAWA Renames Ontario International Airport and Palmdale Regional Airport to LA/Ontario International Airport and LA/Palmdale Regional Airport
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=191340
MarketWire

New Metro Rapid Bus Line to be Launched
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4822210
ABC 7 TV

Port may expand its rail system
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_4766368
Press Telegram

San Fernando Valley Gets New Metro Rapid Bus Line
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_338143114.html
CBS 2 TV

Whittier Greenway (bike) Trail
http://commutebybike.com/2006/12/04/whittier-greenway-trail/
CommuteByBike.com

12/04/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Dec. 4, 2006

Diving Into the Parking Puzzle: New Plan Calls for Higher Rates for Commuters and Central Garages For Residents
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/12/04/news/news03.txt
L.A. Downtown News

How Will 400 Million Americans Get Around In 2043?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22057
Planetizen

Lobbying to begin on bond spending: As new legislators are sworn in, a Democratic leader pledges to avoid a 'porkfest' over how billions are doled out
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bonds4dec04,1,1869447.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Officials Speak at Chamber Breakfast
http://tinyurl.com/y4ctxa
San Fernando Business Journal

Potties and Politics: After a Long Wait, Four High-Tech Toilets Open Downtown, at a Cost of $1 Million
http://www.ladowntownnews.com/articles/2006/12/04/news/news02.txt
L.A. Downtown News

12/03/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday December 3, 2006

Caltrans homes near 710 pilfered
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4763759
Pasadena Star News

Council to discuss passenger rail stations
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_4764305
Redlands Daily Facts

Fatigue study may help put train hazards to rest
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-train3dec03,1,7582998.story?coll=la-headlines-nation
Los Angeles Times

Fighting Obesity With Urban Planning
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22071
Planetizen.com

Metrolink holiday train stops by
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4764102
Daily Bulletin

New park part of downtown L.A. 'renaissance'
http://tinyurl.com/yym3zb
Union Tribune

Regulating air pollution boils down to a court vote
http://www.sacbee.com/110/story/86169.html
Sacramento Bee

Valley's fair share: A lot is at stake in how state infrastructure bonds are split up
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4762744
Daily News