Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

1/05/2007

Transportation Headlines for Friday Jan. 5, 2007

Checking ID of port truckers could stall freight across U.S.
http://www.azstarnet.com/allheadlines/162926
Arizona Star

Editorial: Put private sector in public works
http://tinyurl.com/yhq6nb
San Francisco Examiner

First U.S. Transportation Workers Will Get Smart Card ID In March
http://www.cardtechnology.com/article.html?id=20070104ZCE5RHM1
Card Technology

Green and Pleasant Land of... Los Angeles?: A new parks project promises open, green space in downtown L.A.
http://tinyurl.com/yfltxz
Business Week

New Metro Rail Map
http://www.angelenic.com/2006/12/24/new-metro-rail-map-up/
Angelenic

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles
http://tinyurl.com/ygjwrl
Woman Motorist

Port of L.A. approves trial run for electric tow tractor: Zero-pollution vehicles would move containers from the docks to local warehouses. The first one is expected to arrive by May
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/articles/5096776.html
Daily Breeze

Public transportation ridership climbs
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_newspick.cfm?id=9064979
Metro Magazine
APTA Press Release:
http://www.apta.com/media/releases/070104_ridership_increases.cfm

1/04/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday Dec. 4, 2007

A fair return for California
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/opinions/ci_4938773
Whittier Daily News

An airport chief who flew high: The mayor might have a difficult time landing another manager as good as outbound Lydia Kennard
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-kennard04jan04,0,4581842.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Bus Rapid Transit BRT NEWSLANE: VOL. 5, NUMBER 4
http://www.calstart.org/programs/brt/archives/BrtNewslaneVol5No4.pdf (pdf file)
CalStart/FTA

Bus Transit Service In Land Development Planning
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/tcrp/tcrp_syn_67.pdf (pdf file)
Transit Cooperative Research Program/Transportation Research Board

Comparative Review And Analysis Of State Transit Funding Programs
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/nchrp_rpt_569.pdf
Nation Cooperative Highway Research Program/Transportation Research Board

Congestion Pricing: A primer
http://tinyurl.com/yl8qdf (pdf file)
U.S. Federal Highway Administration

Future Of Highway And Transit Finance: Steering clear of the breakdown lane
http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/trnews/trnews247FutureFinance.pdf (pdf file)
Transportation Research News

Government finalizes rules for port ID card: Background checks to begin in March on 750,000; card to go into effect 18 months later
http://www.presstelegram.com/news/ci_4946341
Press Telegram

L.A.'s unfriendly skies: Kennard offered regional solution to air travel problems
http://www.dailynews.com/opinions/ci_4944552
Daily News

MTA driver killed when bus hits tree
http://www.dailybreeze.com/news/regstate/articles/5083091.html
Daily Breeze

Redlands finally gets started updating General Plan
http://www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/news/ci_4936858
Redlands Daily Facts

Region can't fix key problems, official warns: David E. Janssen, L.A. County's retiring chief executive, makes a pitch for giving his successor more power
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-janssen4jan04,1,5184297.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true
Los Angeles Times

Transportation-bond dollars unlikely to end traffic jams
http://www.capitolweekly.net/news/article.html?article_id=1199
Capitol Weekly

Turning Green Into Gold (see no. 10 on list)
http://www.lacitybeat.com/article.php?id=4841&IssueNum=187
LA City Beat

1/03/2007

Transportation Headlines for Wednesday Jan. 3, 2007

Four speeches to set priorities for governor's second term: Schwarzenegger's focus in the next week will be on infrastructure, healthcare insurance and the environment
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-speeches3jan03,0,5555829,full.story?coll=la-home-headlines
Los Angeles Times

L.A. airport agency's chief is stepping down: In two stints, Lydia Kennard oversaw efforts to secure LAX after Sept. 11 and shepherded plans to upgrade the facility
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lax3jan03,1,5437139.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles to Expand, Improve and Market Downtown's Free Wireless
http://www.govtech.net/digitalcommunities/story.php?id=103090
Government Technology

Los Angeles to Get First Taste of Transit-Oriented Mega-Developments
http://www.smartgrowth.org/news/article.asp?art=5813&state=5
Smart Growth Online

Motorist drives around gate, is killed by train
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/news/ci_4939977
Whittier Daily News

Signs of progress on mass transit
http://tinyurl.com/y34nc9
North County Times/Californian

Task force will explore Ventura county growth strategy
http://tinyurl.com/y478t3
Ventura County Star

1/02/2007

Transportation Headlines for Tuesday January 2, 2007

101 bridge work 91% complete
Although a lack of money stalls repairs on the 150, other projects are on track
http://tinyurl.com/y279r6
Ventura County Star

Airport names getting revised: Commission votes to rename Palmdale and Ontario facilities to reflect their proximity to Los Angeles
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-namechange2jan02,1,1920225.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

Peek under the floorboard of a fuel cell car
http://tinyurl.com/w9l9d
San Francisco Chronicle

She's L.A.'s pedal pusher: Monica Howe sees herself as the voice of a two-wheeled future, dedicated to the notion that an urban bicycle culture will make this a better place to live
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-bicycle2jan02,1,5848832.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

1/01/2007

Transportation Headlines for Monday January 1, 2007

Driving into the new year with the new laws
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_4930129
Daily Bulletin

Eastbound 91 Express Lanes tolls rise today: Prices solidify the 91's position as one of the country's most expensive tollways
http://tinyurl.com/y8esna
Orange County Register

Tax-free transit benefits increase
http://www.metro-magazine.com/t_newspick.cfm?id=9064923
Metro Magazine

Wanted: New Metrolink station: Highgrove man sees need to ease likely rise in traffic
http://www.sbsun.com/news/ci_4930567
San Bernardino Sun

Transportation Headlines for Sunday Dec. 31, 2007

Free Fares Offered On Metro Buses, Trains
http://www.nbc4.tv/news/10641352/detail.html?rss=la&psp=news
NBC 4 TV

MTA Offers Free Holiday Fares
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=4711667
ABC 7 TV

Path to parade is golden
Ride MTA for free
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4927805
Pasadena Star News

Railing against noise: Residents fed up with Gold Line's loud presence
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/news/ci_4921327
Pasadena Star News

Road projects as thick as traffic: SANBAG to launch various upgrades
http://tinyurl.com/y5xlqf
Press Enterprise

Seesaw in Southland
http://www.whittierdailynews.com/business/ci_4926254
Whittier Daily News

Straightening up so LAX can fly right: Coming attractions in 2007: Spiffed-up terminals and drive-through check-in.
http://www.latimes.com/travel/la-tr-insider31dec31,1,2892697.column?coll=la-travel-headlines
Los Angeles Times

TIMES PAST: A nervous ride on Angels Flight
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-timespast31dec31,1,3949781.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times

Top 10 Stories: Drivers get boost from Measure M
http://tinyurl.com/vk3vv
Orange County Register