Transportation Headlines on Paper.li

5/24/2007

Transportation Headlines for Thursday May 24, 2007

Civil Engineers Propose Infrastructure Action Plan
http://www.acppubs.com/article/CA6446142.html
Western Builder

City (of Claremont) Encourages Biking To Work
http://www.claremont-courier.com/pages/Topstory052307.3.html
Claremont Courier

Current MTA Improvements
http://losangelesbus.blogspot.com/2007/05/current-mta-improvements.html
What’s Wrong with L.A. Public Transportation

Fast track public transit
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/opinions/ci_5970705
Pasadena Star News

Future Rail: The World's Fastest Trains
http://snipurl.com/1ltw8
Forbes

GE Unveils First Hybrid Road Locomotive
Demonstration Unit will Debut at GE’s Ecomagination Event in California
http://snipurl.com/1ltv1
Business Wire

Half-speed ahead for bullet train - L.A., Bay Area on route, but San Diego, others dropped
http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_5972389
Daily News

House passes gasoline gouging bill
http://www.latimes.com/business/la-na-gasoline24may24,1,6654837.story?coll=la-headlines-business
Los Angeles Times

Join APTA in celebrating the Second Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 21, 2007
http://www.apta.com/services/dump_the_pump_07/index.cfm
American Public Transportation Association

L.A. County Metro board to consider increasing fares - One-way fares wouldn't change, but prices for day, month passes would go up
http://origin.presstelegram.com/news/ci_5972624
Press Telegram

Leaders in the Black Community urge MTA Board Members to Vote No on the Fare Hike Proposal
Damon Azali, Community Rights
http://youtube.com/watch?v=LpPOdM56qiI
Ericka Smith, S.C.O.P.E
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAoDIsNGY68
Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Community Coalition
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Gt5YTpWRds
Reverend William M. Campbell, Mount Gilead Baptist Church
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfmR5QE4aBc
Bus Riders Union via YouTube

Los Angeles World Airports Receives Eleventh Consecutive Diamond Award in Nine Years for Employee Rideshare Program - Rideshare Program Saves 1,400 Vehicle Trips, 6.5 Million Commute Miles, 500,000 Gallons of Gasoline and 8 Million Pounds of Air Emissions Annually
http://www.marketwire.com/mw/release_html_b1?release_id=257244
Market Wire

Mayor Seeks Restored Transit Funding From State
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_143112105.html
CBS 2 TV

MTA Board Considers Proposed Fare HikesFares Could Increase as Much as 60 percent
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5334083
ABC 7 TV

Metro Bus Crashes Into VehicleTwo People Remain in Critical Condition
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=local&id=5330623
ABC 7 TV

MTA at a crossroads with fare decision
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta24may24,1,1951010.story?coll=la-headlines-california
Los Angeles Times

MTA fare decision seen as pivotal
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mta24may24,0,1266925.story?coll=la-home-center
Los Angeles Times

MTA Officials To Hold Meeting On Fare Hikes - Hearing Begins At 9 At MTA Headquarters
http://cbs2.com/topstories/local_story_144081026.html
CBS 2 TV

Oil Industry Says Biofuel Push May Hurt at Pump
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/24/business/24refinery.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin
New York Times

Possible L.A. subway system in works
http://www.dailybruin.ucla.edu/news/2007/may/23/possible_l_subway_system_works/
UCLA Daily Bruin

Raise fares, not a ruckus: The MTA board needs to find the happy medium between too extreme plans
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-ed-mta24may24,0,1501582.story?coll=la-opinion-leftrail
Los Angeles Times

Senate stalled on subway bill
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/bottleneck/2007/05/senate_stalled_.html
Los Angeles Times Bottleneck Blog

Tipping-Point Shock - Confounding the Experts, A Poll Finds Prices Must Go Way Higher to Alter Driving
http://snipurl.com/1lv6k
Washington Post

TriMet board considering fare increase
http://portland.bizjournals.com/portland/stories/2007/05/21/daily29.html
Portland Business Journal
Trimet Website: http://www.trimet.org/alerts/fare_increase_07.htm

Union Pacific Reports Progress in Reducing Los Angeles Area Emissions
http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/070523/20070523005827.html?.v=1
Yahoo! Finance

Villaraigosa heads to Sacramento, seeks transportation and anti-gang funds
http://www.dailynews.com/ci_5967239?source=rss
Daily News

Woman recants murder-suicide allegation in Metrolink crash
http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/california/la-me-metrolink23may23,1,275188.story?coll=la-headlines-pe-california
Los Angeles Times