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12/30/2006

Transportation Headlines for Saturday Dec. 30, 2006

City rediscovers the street: No official place to rally? No problem. The protests for immigrant rights showed how L.A.'s public spaces are a product of their communities, not a planner's desk
http://www.calendarlive.com/galleriesandmuseums/cl-ca-protests31dec31,0,5184595.story?coll=cl-art
Los Angeles Times

Curbed LA End of Year Awards: IV – Urban Planning
http://la.curbed.com/archives/2006/12/curbed_la_end_o_1.php
Curbed L.A.

In Response to Densification, L.A. Sprouts News Parks
http://archrecord.construction.com/news/daily/archives/061229la.asp
Architectural Record

In the dark: Lights flicker at church during Ford visitation (transit service provided by public agencies LACMTA, OCTA, Omnitrans, and Sunline)
http://tinyurl.com/ympl2t
Desert Sun

New Year's services: authorities and businesses are providing services this New Year's weekend to help revelers get home safely
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4917440
San Bernardino Sun

12/29/2006

Transportation Headlines for Friday Dec. 29, 2006

$3 and up at pump in '07?: Gasoline price climb may begin in mid-February, analysts predict
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4916512
Daily News

605/10 plan gains support: Backers cite traffic, health issues in quest for funding
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4916945
Whittier Daily News

Bus pass program may lose funding: Fate of `Go Rio' (Rio Hondo College) to be decided by Congress
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4916857
Whittier Daily News

Deal keeps AMTRAK jobs: The rail company will not outsource positions from its Riverside call center
http://tinyurl.com/skvto
Press Enterprise

Developer thinks big to keep pace with growth: Jim Thomas is leading a massive proposal for Universal City, a plan that could serve expanding real estate needs
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-thomas29dec29,0,1840864,full.story?coll=la-home-business
Los Angeles Times

Earmark reform threatens SoCal funding
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4911497
Daily Bulletin

Every bit helps: Orange Line's Canoga Park station is a step in the right direction
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4914787
Daily News

Form benefit district (Gold Line Foothill Extension)
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4914885
Whittier Daily News

GAO Report: "Transportation-Disadvantaged Populations: Actions Needed to Clarify Responsibilities and Increase Preparedness for Evacuations"
http://tinyurl.com/yxbt9z
California Progress Report

Goldman Sachs Raises $6.5 Billion Infrastructure Fund
http://tinyurl.com/y6ga8r
Bloomberg

Officials hope Prop. 1B funds will help alleviate transportation troubles
http://tinyurl.com/y2tpzp
Fontana Herald News

Portion of Metro Orange Line Expansion Unveiled
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4885831
ABC 7 TV

Stuck vehicle hit by Metrolink train
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4916911
Daily News

12/28/2006

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Dec. 28, 2006

Busway's parking bonanza: Canoga station opens with room to leave 611 cars
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4910735
Daily News

Highway ready for funding: Route proposed to link 2 valleys
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4910793
Daily News

L.A. (port) snags another one: Second top L.B. (port) executive in a year jumps ship
http://www.presstelegram.com/business/ci_4905014
Press Telegram

Midtown Plaza to Break Ground in January: CIM Group to Begin Development of 390,000-SF Shopping Center, New MTA Bus Terminal
http://tinyurl.com/y72utv
CoStar Group

Moorpark OKs signal-synchronizing funds: 18 stoplights on Tierra Rejada, L.A. Avenue affected by $1 million project
http://tinyurl.com/yzcsnz
Ventura County Star

MTA tests what it hopes will be easy ticket to ride: Prepaid 'smart cards' would provide access to buses and trains from 11 regional agencies
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-smartcard28dec28,1,1608782,full.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Officials Unveil Canoga Park Metro Orange Line
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_361155758.html
CBS 2 TV

Road between valleys takes important step
http://www.avpress.com/n/27/1227_s5.hts
Antelope Valley Press

12/27/2006

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Dec. 27, 2006

Officials weigh more Metrolink Parking: Rialto station on Palm Avenue will need more spaces, according to an Inland agency
http://tinyurl.com/yfqsjb
Press Enterprise

Pinch at the pump worst in 25 years: State motorists paid an average of $2.81 a gallon this year. 2007 may not bring much relief
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-gas27dec27,1,1807305.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Riverside Transit Agency to offer free rides on New Year’s Eve
http://tinyurl.com/ydtvce
Press Enterprise

RTA to lobby for $4.8 million for proposed Temecula transit center
http://tinyurl.com/yaft76
North County Times/Californian

Ruling that ended court role in MTA is appealed
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-briefs27dec27,1,1663683.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

ULI Conference Speakers Address Need for Compact Urban Design, Federal Focus on Urban Areas
http://tinyurl.com/y2p4r9
Smart Growth Online

Urban Expert Outlines Path to Better Development in the 21st Century
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=5795&state=52
Smart Growth Online

Valley to lose in cutback: Lean projects to suffer as Democrats attack pork
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_4905222
Daily News

What's L.A.'s problem?: The Opinion page asked various Californians about the biggest troubles Los Angeles will face in 2007. Here's what they said
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-la27dec27,0,3516006,full.story
Los Angeles Times

12/26/2006

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday Dec. 26, 2006

Buses cruising freeway shoulders
http://snipurl.com/15ulw
North County Times/Californian

Caltrans withdraws monetary support for 10 Freeway upgrade
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4894663
Daily Bulletin

Coaster sees ridership gains, Breeze holds steady
http://snipurl.com/15uog
North County Times/Californian

Curb Drunk Driving By Riding Metro For Free
http://cbs2.com/local/local_story_358104303.html
CBS 2 TV

For Public Transit, Look to L.A.
http://snipurl.com/15um9
Washington Post

L.A. is 'city built for the Olympics': Coalition will tout the city's world-class facilities in January to win U.S. endorsement. Chicago is the competition
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/5004461.html
Daily Breeze

Mercury Spill Shuts Down Pershing Square Station
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_357224630.html
CBS 2 TV

States look to toll lanes for congestion relief
http://snipurl.com/15un5
San Francisco Examiner

Surprising Forecast for Amtrak: Growth
http://snipurl.com/15uoa
New York Times

Trespasser Killed by Metro Gold Line Train
http://snipurl.com/15unp
L.A. Fire Dept. News & Info