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12/16/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Dec. 16, 2006

Analysis of the Final Returns on California Ballot Propositions Including Strange Factoids
http://www.californiaprogressreport.com/2006/12/analysis_of_the.html
California Progress Report

California Transportation Commission Discusses Project Approval Process for Transportation Bond's $4.5 Billion Corridor Mobility Improvement Account
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/061215/20061215005646.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

For Easy Holiday Gift Shopping Go LA Metro
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/12/prweb492222.htm
PR Newsweb

Highway Wish List Awaits OK - FUNDING: Inland officials say the area is in good shape to get at least some of the millions sought.
http://tinyurl.com/y66h6x
Press Enterprise

Key city reform failing: Study: Neighborhood councils lack legitimacy
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4850573
Daily News

MTS will take over National City lines
http://tinyurl.com/yfja8f
San Diego Union Tribune

New Flyer gets $9 million to develop hydrogen fuel cell buses
http://www.fuelcellsworks.com/Supppage6589.html
http://www.fuelcellsworks.com/Supppage6596.html
Fuel Cell Works

Plans to merge two county agencies hit a roadblock (VCOG/VCTC)
http://www.simivalleyacorn.com/news/2006/1215/Community/014.html
Simi Valley Acorn

Political Landscape: Dreier will lead delegation
http://tinyurl.com/y8q7l5
Burbank Leader

SANDAG to request $1.6 billion for roads
http://tinyurl.com/wxept
San Diego Union Tribue

There's a Sprinter down the line
http://tinyurl.com/yf9vrh
North County Times/Californian

12/15/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Dec. 15, 2006

710 Tunnel Future in State Hands
http://tinyurl.com/ym8pma
La CaƱada Online

'Blood Alley' (Highway 138) project pushed: $15 million more sought to go on with widening
http://www.dailynews.com/antelopevalley/ci_4835737
Daily News/Antelope Valley Edition

California's fair share: Can the Democrats deliver in D.C.?
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4842788
Daily News

Developing Effective Transit Boards
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510252
Metro Magazine

For some, T-R-A-N-S-I-T does not spell relief from congestion
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_featpick.cfm?id=90510268
Metro Magazine

Government agencies agree to push for cooperative planning for Ventura County
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2006/1214/Community/021.html
Thousand Oaks Acorn

L.A.'s future is on the line: Report gives county low marks in every area, but offers hope
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4842899
Daily News

LAX: Airport study meeting draws 250 participants; officials against North Runway reconfiguration
http://tinyurl.com/ykjnwp
The Argonaut

Montebello to get bridge refund: County paying $336,000 of costs
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4834513
Whittier Daily News

Quality of life grades are mixed for the region: Southern California gets good marks for holding down crime and poverty, but traffic jams merit an F grade and threaten its economic future, according to an annual report card released Thursday by a regional planning agency
http://tinyurl.com/yx8yxq
Daily Breeze

Regional Teams Selected For High-Speed Rail Line
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_347201700.html
CBS 2 TV

Rosendahl proposes $11 million traffic improvement plan
http://tinyurl.com/ygevga
The Argonaut

Riverside County makes big freeway plans: The $2-billion price tag for easing the traffic crunch includes new or extended toll lanes
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-tollroads15dec15,1,2828519.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

State of the Region Report Indicates Southern California May Be Ready to Turn around Failing Grades
http://tinyurl.com/tsfmq
Business Wire
Link to SCAG’s 2006 State of the Region: http://www.scag.ca.gov/sotr/

Traffic Negatively Affects Life In SoCal... Duh
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_348172552.html
CBS 2 TV

Traffic summit sought: 'Little problems' in Valley at issue
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4843065
Daily News

TSA's Newly Proposed Rail Security Plan Includes Transit
http://tinyurl.com/ylzyde
Mass Transit/AP

12/14/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Dec. 14, 2006

Big meeting maps highway plans - RIVERSIDE COUNTY: The time for toll roads may be at hand as officials decide how to spend revenue.
http://tinyurl.com/yx96qe
Press Enterprise

Coachella Valley funding in jeopardy
http://tinyurl.com/y779u2
Desert Sun

Faster way to pay: Electronic tolling and transponder use expands for OC tollroad
http://tinyurl.com/y7xx6a
Orange County Register

High-Speed Rail Authority Selects Teams to Design and Achieve Environmental Approval for Two Los Angeles-area Rail Lines
http://tinyurl.com/yygap3
American Digital Networks

Hwy. 101 widening on list for funding
http://tinyurl.com/y4ox9z
Ventura County Star

Man hit by Metrolink train dies
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4836740
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Metrolink train kills pedestrian
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-train14dec14,1,6197125.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

NYC Faces Population Strain by 2030
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/wire/sns-ap-nyc-population-strain,1,6531071.story?coll=sns-ap-nation-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Tide could be turning for L.A. subway to sea: Though bus riders are irate, the mayor likes idea and bonds may supply funding
http://www.sacbee.com/101/story/92388.html
Sacramento Bee

Time out for earmarks: A moratorium on congressional earmarks could lead to budget reform and cleaner government
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-pork13dec13,0,6062604.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Transit on the cheap: Valley busway breakdown exposes MTA's shortcomings
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4834864
Daily News

12/13/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Dec. 13, 2006

Best Ideas Of 2006 Features Innovations In Planning: Urban design, housing for homeless people, and planning for decreased population are highlighted in the New York Times Magazine's annual survey of innovative ideas
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22187
Planetizen

Commuters Can Expect Delays On Metro Orange Line
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_346100040.html
CBS 2 TV

Downtown group urges end to free parking: Ventura asked to back several changes
http://tinyurl.com/yek65a
Ventura County Star

Mega-projects could reshape L.A. growth: The idea is to foster "smart growth" — in which residents leave their cars behind, walk to shops, and take buses and rail to work
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-citybuilding13dec13,0,2951599.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

Need a parking place? Good luck
http://tinyurl.com/ycf24m
USA Today

No Parking: Condos Leave Out Cars
http://tinyurl.com/yxwrtv
New York Times

Norwalk resigned to $1.2-billion freeway expansion
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-freeway13dec13,1,3936792.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Orange Line peeling away: Repaving begun as cause debated
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4829138
Daily News

Santa Ana added to freeway signs: Caltrans has added overlays to a dozen signs on the northbound Santa Ana (I-5) freeway
http://tinyurl.com/ylfafq
Orange County Register

Visions of L.A.'s future: Architects submit designs for 22nd century
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4829842
Pasadena Star News

Voters could be free of bonds: Funds may be sufficient to delay ballot proposals
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4829676
Whittier Daily News

12/12/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Dec. 12, 2006

Caltrans recommends $2.2billion in bond money for Southern California freeways: L.A. County tops the list, with $1.5billion recommended. Orange County is recommended for $405million in funds
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-transpo12dec12,0,5615395.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

County's rail system rolling: More residents are getting on board the system, a beneficiary of Measure M
http://tinyurl.com/y58n3g
Orange County Register

Gold Line on track
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/yourview/ci_4820632
Pasadena Star News

Holiday 'Express' Rolls In
http://tinyurl.com/y9lun4
Santa Clarita Signal

Metro Gold Line Extension Reaches New Milestone
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_345205354.html
CBS 2 TV

Rail~Volution 2006 Presentations Online
http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/articles.asp?art=2519&res=1024
Smart Growth Online

Transit officials OK update on O.C. rail program: Metrolink ridership up 8.8% in first quarter 2006 from first quarter 2005.
http://tinyurl.com/ynjadm
Orange County Register

Transit officials vie for state funds: OCTA could receive millions to fund major highway projects, including improvements on the 91 Freeway
http://tinyurl.com/yho5w9
Orange County Register

12/11/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Dec. 11, 2006

Creativity fertilizes garden of 'green' cars: Expo showcases vehicles that go easy on energy, including a yet-to-exist electric sports car
http://www.latimes.com/classified/automotive/highway1/la-fi-altauto11dec11,0,7824417.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

FTA charter negotiations end with mixed results
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_newspick.cfm?id=9064803
Metro Magazine

High-Speed Rail Predicted to be Inevitable for California
http://tinyurl.com/yhy4yx
KCBS News AM 740

Planning For Bicycle Commuting
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22155
Planetizen

Sunshine bus line begins service
http://sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4817343
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

To Ontario and beyond (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4816333
Whittier Daily News

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Calls on Nation’s Most Congested Cities to Join the Fight Against Congestion
http://tinyurl.com/yc3foy
Mass Transit Magazine

12/10/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Dec. 10, 2006

Alternative car exhibitors hope to fuel change: "Our event is not about the future," says a participant. "This is about vehicles that people can buy and changes they can make now."
http://www.dailybreeze.com/business/articles/4876081.html
Daily Breeze

BAY AREA - Agency announces top transit priorities: Group whittles list for regional share of state bond funds
http://tinyurl.com/yn3rnb
San Francisco Chronicle

L.A. THEN AND NOW - The long and the short of the Southland's street names
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-then10dec10,0,2610235.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Officials puzzle over how to get Palmdale flying: Officials are again trying to get the regional airport off the ground to relieve LAX and they're offering hefty incentives
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4876166.html
Daily Breeze

San Bernardino County Expands Transit Ideas: Officials hope to gain broad backing for a rail route from the three cities involved
http://tinyurl.com/y97c2p
Press Enterprise