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12/22/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Dec. 22, 2006

Editor’s note: Transportation Headlines will resume publication on Tuesday December 26th. Have a safe holiday weekend. Metro bus and Metro rail is free from 9pm to 2am on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

15 Freeway work takes a holiday
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4884382
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Busway woes seemingly run deep: MTA, contractor dispute reasons for cracks in Valley line's roads
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4884011
Daily News

City (Santa Clarita) Transit Gets the Gold
http://tinyurl.com/yasczv
KHTS 1220 AM

Census - American Community Survey: Trading Precision For Timeliness?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22248
Planetizen

Culver Blvd. ramps closed as part of construction of Marina Freeway extension
http://tinyurl.com/y6hmg6
The Argonaut

For car-crazy L.A., 77 white-gloved saviors: The mayor's 'Holiday Shopper Traffic Relief Initiative' aims to relieve congested intersections near popular shopping centers
http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/1222/p01s02-ussc.html
Christian Science Monitor

Freeway upgrade nixed: Caltrans won't fund 10/605
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_4884519
San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Holiday Shoppers Will Not Get Wrapped Up on Streets
http://tinyurl.com/ycqlua
Westside Chronicle

How many gift toys can fit in OCTA bus? Find out Friday
http://tinyurl.com/y3ql3e
Orange County Register

New Amtrak president reshuffles senior management
http://tinyurl.com/tkd24
Boston Globe/AP

Orange Line pavement crumbling: Transit officials and the contractor disagree about who is to blame. Repairs are underway
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-orangeline22dec22,1,5433875.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

SANBAG readies its wish list for transportation: The high desert corridor doesn’t make the cut
http://tinyurl.com/tw6bm
Press Enterprise

SANBAG widens freeway wish list: 5 interchanges for I-10 deemed critical
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4877348
San Bernardino Sun

Traffic expected to be heavy in requests for transportation money
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_4880741
Redlands Daily Facts

12/21/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Dec. 21, 2006

America's Worst Commutes
http://tinyurl.com/yzyhzd
Forbes
Link to the Transportation Research Board’s Report: Commuting in America III
http://www.trb.org/news/blurb_detail.asp?ID=6699

Fever-dream visions: Re "Orange Line monorail" (Your Opinions, Dec. 18):
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_4869303 (scroll down page)
Daily News

MTA extends free rides to revelers
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4976811.html?page=4&c=y
Daily Breeze

MTA To Offer Free Rides Dec. 24, Dec. 31
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_354133320.html
CBS 2 TV

People leave, but population grows: Births cause L.A. to get even bigger
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4876700
Daily News

Turning around SoCal (SCAG State of the Region)
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_4875650
Pasadena Star News

Trail extension funds approved: Whittier seeks more land for Greenway (Union Pacific right of way)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4874822
Whittier Daily News

Twin counties top 2M in populations (Riverside and San Bernardino)
http://www.sbsun.com/ci_4876866
San Bernardino Sun

12/20/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Dec. 20, 2006

California Transportation Commission Discusses Project Approval Process for Transportation Bond’s $4.5 Billion Corridor Mobility Improvement Account
http://tinyurl.com/y24tlb
dBusiness News Sacramento

Caltrans lacks funds to finish 150: Work on highway in Upper Ojai has been halted
http://tinyurl.com/y7wome
Ventura County Star

Could Los Angeles Lead The Way For Transit?
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22272
Planetizen

First-Hand Report On London's Congestion Pricing
http://www.planetizen.com/node/22263
Planetizen

Hollywood Nightlife Trolley Service Extended For 6 Months
http://www.nbc4.tv/traffic/10568556/detail.html
NBC 4 TV

In Valley, pace of change is fast: The East-West split has widened. It's a divide of income, education with political implications for the rest of L.A.
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-valley20dec20,1,3428558.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

LAX To Sound-Proof Inglewood City Homes
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_352192727.html
CBS 2 TV

OCTA is mapping solutions to south county traffic jams: The transportation agency is studying ways to deal with long-term growth
http://tinyurl.com/yd7czh
Orange County Register

Tutor time: Well-connected firm fleeces public, again
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4869305
Daily News

12/19/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Dec. 19, 2006

105 Fwy To Be Widened To Cut Traffic Headed To LAX
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_352181642.html
CBS 2 TV

Construction firms must pay MTA
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4864434
Daily News

Jury: Construction Contractor Double-Billed MTA
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_352223543.html
CBS 2 TV

LAX terminal fee hike approved: Rents for low-cost carriers would be nearly quadrupled. Some experts fear airlines will pull flights. There may still be renegotiation
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax19dec19,1,5625611.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Mayor Villaraigosa Solves Holiday Traffic Problems
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_352161528.html
CBS 2 TV

Officers to help with traffic near L.A. malls
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4864501
Daily News

San Francisco Considers Charging Commuters for Driving Downtown During Peak Times
http://kcbs.com/pages/148549.php?contentType=4&contentId=259249
KCBS

Trade adds over 45,000 area jobs: Group says growth offsets other losses, strains transport, adds to pollution.
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4843590
Press Telegram

You may pay more to fly out of LAX if rent increase takes off: Airport votes to raise rates early next year. Some carriers, saying passengers will bear the costs, may take the matter to federal regulators
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/4953466.html
Daily Breeze

12/18/2006

Transportation Headlines for Monday Dec. 18, 2006

Angels Plight: Six Years After Fatal Crash, Plan Could Shift Operations of Railway to MTA
http://tinyurl.com/u2dpu
L.A. Downtown News

Beverly Hills Undeterred by Subway Hurdles
http://tinyurl.com/y6ktue
Westside Chronicle

City split over 710 Freeway tunnel proposal
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4858801
Pasadena Star News

Future of So. Cal. Transit (Orange Line Maglev Development Authority)
http://tinyurl.com/yer2vp
Santa Clarita Signal

L.A.’s Future Lies in Coordination of Transportation & Planning
http://tinyurl.com/y4htgy
The Planning Report

Metro Plans L.A. Transit Future Aided By Bonds, Unhindered by Consent Decree: Opportunities abound at Metro in light of recent developments, though CEO Roger Snoble's greatest challenge will be balancing the budget
http://tinyurl.com/yyw33s
Metro Investment Report

MTA to Shoppers: Metro System Beats Holiday Traffic
http://tinyurl.com/y6crj3
Garment and Citizen

North American cities take to the hybrid bus
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16254191/
MSNBC

Orange County's free tow service keeps freeway traffic flowing: Working with the highway patrol, the tow trucks clear disabled vehicles from roads
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-towpatrol18dec18,1,5899539.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Orange Line monorail - Re: "Transit on the Cheap" and "Really Fix it" (Your Opinions, Dec. 14):
http://www.dailynews.com/youropinion/ci_4857920
Daily News

Road Plan Ends at County Line - RIVERSIDE: San Bernardino County doesn't intend to match the project to build toll lanes on Interstate 15
http://tinyurl.com/y7yg74
Press Enterprise

Wider berth for bicyclists sought to cut road deaths
http://www.sacbee.com/111/story/94367.html
Sacramento Bee

12/17/2006

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Dec. 17, 2006

Easing parking crunch in Irvine: Irvine City Council OKs a plan to build a structure at train station that would add 950 spaces
http://tinyurl.com/yljhtd
Orange County Register

L.A., Long Ruled by Cars, Becoming a Transit Leader: Evolving Region Pushes for More Rail Lines
http://tinyurl.com/yk93y2
Washington Post

L.A.'s brighter future: Politicians must deliver on public's investment in infrastructure
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4854170
Daily News

Line to airport a pipe dream (Gold Line foothill extension)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4853839
Whittier Daily News

Old, new models of 'smart growth' - Re "Mega-projects could reshape L.A. growth," Dec. 13
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/letters/la-le-sunday17.6dec17,0,1294882.story?coll=la-news-comment-letters
Los Angeles Times

One bond measure at a time, please
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4853835
Whittier Daily News

Report gives High Desert low grades: Annual government report gives C- to life here and in the rest of the Inland Empire
http://tinyurl.com/vwzh2
Victorville Daily Press

Retail seen as ‘the Achilles’ heel’ of some TODs
http://www.newurbannews.com/RetailDec06.html
New Urban News

Tarnish on the Golden State
http://www.presstelegram.com/opinions/ci_4854004
Press Telegram